He who opens a school door, closes a prison.|
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An
investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They
throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against
crafty & dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern,
but impossible to enslave.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed
him for a lifetime.
Only the educated are free.
Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish
their lack of understanding.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through
a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.
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 do know and what you
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.
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country
Education is a social process Education is growth. Education is, not a
preparation for life; education is life itself.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you do not consider your students to be human beings.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper."