If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
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.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.