Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.