Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
When you know better you do better.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.