In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
When you know better you do better.
Industrialize or perish.
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.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.