I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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 delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.