Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Investigate, educate and organize.
I cannot live without books.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A child miseducated is a child lost.