The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
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.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
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.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
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.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
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