I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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.