The whole object of education is…to develop the mind. The mind should be a thing that works.

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

It’s scary in this country, it’s probably because of our bad educational system, but the percentage of people that believe in Creationalism is really scary for a country that’s going to have to compete in the world where science and medicine require a better understanding

Men are likely to bring what are only their prejudices to the judgment of alien peoples. Avoiding that is one of the main purposes of education. But trying to prevent it by removing the authority of mens reason is to render ineffective the instrument that can correct their prejudices.

Education should be exercise; it has become massage.

Education ? has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Education is…The inculcation of the incomprehensible into the ignorant by the incompetent.

[Education] consists mainly in what we have unlearned.

Education is…Hanging around until you’ve caught on.

The result of the educative process is capacity for further education.

Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad.

Education is a system of imposed ignorance.

American public universities have as their primary mission to provide excellent educational opportunities to the entire population and to serve the public good.

Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.

The only real education comes from what goes counter to you.

Writing graffiti is about the most honest way you can be an artist. It takes no money to do it, you don’t need an education to understand it and there’s no admission fee.

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing?the rest is mere sheep-herding.

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.

To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.

What are you going to do for a career?Diverted from his orbit, Donald binked. Well, something which uses up a minimum of my time, I imagine. So I can use the rest to mortar up the gaps in my education.

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think – rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.

The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.

I have not had your advantages, gentlemen. What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.

The nation guarantees the nurture, education, and comfortable maintenance of every citizen from the cradle to the grave.

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.

The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.

Education seems to be in America the only commodity of which the customer tries to get as little he can for his money.

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.

Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder-tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.

Quantum physics is no longer an abstract theory for specialists. We must now absolutely include it in our education and also in our culture.

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.

Perhaps the most fundamental value of a liberal education is that it makes life more interesting.It allows you to think things which do not occur to the less learned … it makes it less likely that you will be bored with life.

A convicted felon who had strong family ties, a stake in the community, and an education might get probation, while a man who had few family ties, little stake in the community, and little education might draw a ten-year sentence for the same crime.

The dons are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.

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.

The object of education is not merely to enable our children to gain their daily bread and to acquire pleasant means of recreation, but that they should know God and serve Him with earnestness and devotion.

There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get off the thing that he was educated in.

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.

Education is the great equalizer, and shouldnt be limited to the wealthiest few.

Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

In England ? 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 the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throats.

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire.

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.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

In so far as the intention of education is to train the child for a vocation it is a millstone around his neck.

Education is indeed necessary for all, and this is evident if we consider the different degrees of ability. No one doubts that those who are stupid need instruction, that they may shake off their natural dullness. But in reality those who are clever need it far more, since an active mind, if not occupied with useful things, will busy itself with what is useless, curious, and pernicious.

Civilization or, to say the same thing, education is the taming or domestication of the souls raw passionsnot suppressing or excising them, which would deprive the soul of its energybut forming and informing them as art.

Education is the transmission of civilization.

Education is more than a luxury;it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.

You don’t have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.