What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
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.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
When you know better you do better.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.