Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.