The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
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 books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Industrialize or perish.