A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
A witty saying proves nothing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.