In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I cannot live without books.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Industrialize or perish.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.