Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.