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.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Dare to think for yourself.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.