Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.