Education is the movement from darkness to light.
– Allan Bloom, 1930-1992,
philosopher, classicist, and academician
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.
– Daniel J. Boorstin,
historian, professor, attorney
The aim of education is the knowledge,
not of facts, but of values.
– William S. Burroughs,
1914-1997, novelist, essayist, painter
The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
– Robert M. Hutchins,
1899-1977, educational philosopher
Education is all a matter of building bridges.
– Ralph Ellison,
1914-1994, novelist, literary critic, scholar
What sculpture is to a block of marble,
education is to the soul.
– Joseph Addison,
1672-1719, English essayist, poet, playwright, politician
Education is the passport to the future,
for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
– Malcolm X,
1925-1965, minister and human rights activist
Education is the key to success in life,
and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
– Solomon Ortiz,
1937, former U.S. Representative-TX
The very spring and root of honesty
and virtue lie in good education.
46-120AD, Greek historian, biographer, essayist