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.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Know what you are talking about.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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.