Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
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 makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.