My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Know what you are talking about.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.