It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I cannot live without books.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Dare to think for yourself.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.