I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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.
My weapon is literature
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
When you know better you do better.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.