Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
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