Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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 whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.