My weapon is literature
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
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.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
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.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
When you know better you do better.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.