Education is...The inculcation of the incomprehensible into the ignorant by the incompetent.
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.
The whole object of education is...to develop the mind. The mind should be a thing that works.
Education seems to be in America the only commodity of which the customer tries to get as little he can for his money.
Education Ö has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.
They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.
The result of the educative process is capacity for further education.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
In England Ö education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get off the thing that he was educated in.
He is to be educated because he is a man, and not because he is to make shoes, nails, and pins.
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.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
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