Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I cannot live without books.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
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.
Dare to think for yourself.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Industrialize or perish.
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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
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.