Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
There is less flogging in our great schools than formerly-but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
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 is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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