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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Dare to think for yourself.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
My weapon is literature
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.