Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Together we have come to realize that for most men the right to learn is curtailed by the obligation to attend school.
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
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