Education make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
Wiliam Butler Yeats
Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand.
Native American Saying
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.
It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time — for we are bound by that — but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
What we have learned from others becomes our own reflection.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best and most important part of every man’s education is that which he gives himself.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be.
It is a greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the word, than to rule a state.
William Ellery Channing
Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.
Leonardo da Vinci
Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education; because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Character is a wish for a perfect education.
Charles W. Eliot
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education.
Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am still learning.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which which neither freedom nor justice can be maintained.
James A. Garfield
Emeralds as well as glass will shine when the light is shed on them.
Education, like the mass of our age’s inventions, is after all, only a tool; everything depends upon the workman who uses it
Learning is like rowing upstream:
not to advance is to drop back.
Education should bring to light the ideal of the individual.
Education should consist of a series of enchantments, each raising the individual to a higher level of awareness, understanding, and kinship with all living things.
When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, ‘As much as the living are to the dead.’
Upon the education of the people of this country, the fate of this country depends.
Education is the best provision for old age.