The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Industrialize or perish.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Know what you are talking about.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.