Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
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.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.