Education: Being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and it's knowing how to use the information once you get it.
Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire.
The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
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.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Education is more than a luxury;
it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
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.
Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
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.
The giving of love is an education in itself
There is no education like adversity
There is no education like adversity.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.