Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
As we approach the new millennium, we see how much remains to be done to give our young and future generations a better world to live in: a more peaceful society with a healthier, cleaner environment and a pattern of sustainable development which seeks to
If then a practical end must be assigned to a University course, I say it is that of training good members of society. Its art is the art of social life, and its end is fitness for the world. It neither confines its views to particular professions on the
A Student is the most important person ever in this school...in person, on the telephone, or by mail. A Student is not dependent on us...we are dependent on the Student. A Student is not an interruption of our work..the Studenti s the purpose of it. We
Adapted from an L.L. Bean Co. poster: What is a customer? by J. M. Eaten
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep herding.
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.