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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
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.
My weapon is literature
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.