Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
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.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.