Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
My weapon is literature
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
I cannot live without books.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Industrialize or perish.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
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.