Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
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.
I cannot live without books.
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.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.