The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
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
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Know what you are talking about.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.