Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
When you know better you do better.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
My weapon is literature
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.