Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
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.
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.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
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.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.