Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
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.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
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 what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.