The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The eyes of the dead are closed gently; we also have to open gently the eyes of the living.
It is not so important to have all the answers as to be hungry for them.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble.
You teach best what you most need to learn.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
In order for the brain to comprehend the heart must first listen.
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
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.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
Your best teacher is your last mistake.
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