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.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
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.
Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
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 not preparation for life; education is life itself.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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