Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
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.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
My weapon is literature
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.