Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.