A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.