The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
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.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.