Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
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.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
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.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.