Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.