The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.