A child miseducated is a child lost.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.