A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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 fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.