Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Dare to think for yourself.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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.