Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
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.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
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 the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
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.
Education is our passport to the future.
A succession of eye-openers each involving the repudiation of some previously held belief.
In England ... education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.
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