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.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.