Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
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.
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 is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
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.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
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 what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
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.
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