The principle goal of education in the schools should be
creating men and women who are capable of doing new things,
not simply repeating what other generations have done.
– Jean Piaget,
1896-1980, Swiss developmental psychologist, philosopher
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,
1844-1924, French poet, novelist
Education is the most powerful weapon
which you can use to change the world.
– Nelson Mandela,
1918-2013, South African President, philanthropist
The object of education is to teach us to love beauty.
424 – 348 BC, philosopher mathematician
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively
and to think critically. Intelligence plus character –
that is the goal of true education.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.,
1929-1968, pastor, activist, humanitarian
Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
– Albert Einstein,
It is the mark of an educated mind
to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
384-322 BC, Greek philosopher, scientist
Education is the power to think clearly,
the power to act well in the world’s work,
and the power to appreciate life.
– Brigham Young,
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer –
into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
– Nancy Astor, 1879-1964,
American-born English politician and socialite