Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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 costs money. But then so does ignorance.
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.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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