Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
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.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
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.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends