I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
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.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.