I didn't go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
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.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success.
There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
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