Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
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.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
My weapon is literature
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.