The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I cannot live without books.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
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.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
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.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.