I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
My weapon is literature
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.