Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned.
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.