A child miseducated is a child lost.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Investigate, educate and organize.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Industrialize or perish.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.