Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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 great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin , or even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things.
Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
Before any great things are accomplished, a memorable change must be made in the system of education...to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher.
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