The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
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. That every man may receive at least a moderate education…appears to be an object of vital importance…
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
What is happening to teachers now across this nation is a disgrace. The attacks on them are a blot on our nation. Teachers and students are not different interest groups. Anyone who demeans teachers demeans education and hurts children.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Awaken people’s curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.