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.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Investigate, educate and organize.