I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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 teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.