Education In America Quotes by Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela, Theodore Roosevelt, Marian Wright Edelman, William Butler Yeats, Carl Jung and many others.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Ambitious and thought-provoking, Higher Education in America represents an informed and informative addition to ongoing debates at the national, state, and institutional levels about the aims higher education ought to aspire to and how best to achieve them.
Education in the West, particularly higher education in America, has lost the ability to see the universe from very far away.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
I know why the caged bird sings.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.
The public education movement has also been an anti-Christian movement…We can change education in America if you put Christian principles in and Christian pedagogy in. In three years, you would totally revolutionize education in America.
In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.