I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Industrialize or perish.
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 real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
When you know better you do better.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.