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.
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.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
At the end of drama school, I made a contract with myself: I'd try acting for five years. I was 26. I had already spent eight years working in restaurants and gas stations. So I had seen enough small businesses to understand that that's what acting is: a small business.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
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.
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.
Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
School days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
If we are serious about providing upward mobility and building a skilled workforce, pre-school is the place to begin.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
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