God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
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.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy 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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.