"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." -- Edith Ann, [Lily Tomlin]
"You teach best what you most need to learn." -- Richard David Bach
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. - - Anonymous
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep. - Anonymous
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. - John Ciardi
A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care. - Richard Pratt, Pacific Computer Weekly, 20 July 1990
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. -- Albert Einstein
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler
Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. -- Anatole France
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. - George Bernard Shaw
We are educated to associate virtue with submission to textual authorities, rather than with an exploration of the volumes daily transcribed within ourselves by our perceptual mechanisms. - Alain deBotton, "Consolations of Philosophy"
The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. - Alec Bourne
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. - Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these gave only life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle
They were majoring in two subjects: physics and philosophy. Their choice amazed everybody but me: modern thinkers considered it unnecessary to perceive reality, and modern physicists considered it unnecessary to think. I knew better; what amazed me was that these children knew it, too.
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. - Anatole France
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. Edward Everett
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant
Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.