God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
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
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.