Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Dare to think for yourself.
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
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
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.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
A thought is an idea in transit.