A child miseducated is a child lost.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Know what you are talking about.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
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.