Vitally important for a young man or woman is, first, to realize the value of education and then to cultivate earnestly, aggressively, ceaselessly, the habit of self-education.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The public is not cognizant of the real value of education, and does not realize that education as a social force is not receiving the kind of attention it has the right to expect in a democracy.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Education is the best provision for old age.
It is not who you attend school with but who controls the school you attend.
Fate of empires depends on the education of youth
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
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