One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.