Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.