The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Know what you are talking about.