Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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 man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.