Education and the process of educating is a total integral, contextual situation which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and environment.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.
A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows and rows of natural objects, classified with name and form.
The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.
When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Education...is a painful, continual and difficult work to be done in kindness, by watching, by warning,... by praise, but above all -- by example.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
Men learn while they teach.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.
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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
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