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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.