Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.