To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Education is the acquisition of the art of the utilisation of knowledge.
Alfred North Whitehead
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Louis Hector Berlioz
The fountain of information lies at your fingertips and is accessible anywhere at anytime and schools need to emphasize this. We are no longer in a world where you need to go seek enlightenment, it is everywhere.
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but since we are all likely to go astray, the reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach.
Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man.
Education is too important to be left solely to the educators.
Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.
William Temple, Sr.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.
Education begins with life.
Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
Let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work. Let us lead them into the healthy world of primitive building methods, where there was meaning in every stroke of an axe, expression in every bite of chisel.
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is all a matter of building bridges.