The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.