As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
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.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.