My Collaborative Learning Environment
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
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 I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
My parents told me, "Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving." I tell my daughters, "Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job."
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Education should be exercise; it has become massage.
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, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.