Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
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.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don't know it
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Earth and Sky, Woods and Fields, Lakes and Rivers, the Mountain and the Sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give. Maya Angelou taught me that.
If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them.
Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate 'apparently ordinary' people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
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."
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
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