If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.