Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
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.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
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.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Necessity is the mother of invention.