I cannot live without books.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A witty saying proves nothing.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.