Education and the process of educating is a total integral, contextual situation which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and environment.
What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
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.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
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.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
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.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
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