I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
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.
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.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.