Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
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 the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.
Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't.
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