The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Industrialize or perish.