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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
My weapon is literature
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.