A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
Dare to think for yourself.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.