Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I cannot live without books.
Know what you are talking about.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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 delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.