To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
My weapon is literature
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.