Making sure all our students get a great education, find a career that's fulfilling and rewarding, and have a chance to live out their dreams ... wouldn't just make us a more successful country - it would also make us a more fair and just one.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Upon the subject of education ... I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.
Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
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