To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Investigate, educate and organize.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.