All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A witty saying proves nothing.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.