Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it"
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence"
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education"
"A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching"
"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre"
"An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style"
"It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual"
"The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn"
"An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong"
"Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn"
"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one"
"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know"
"Education is all a matter of building bridges"
"In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated"
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten"
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change"
"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives"
"Education is the transmission of civilization"
"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance"
"The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living"
"America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few"
"Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading"
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire"
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom"
"America is the best half-educated country in the world"
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself"
"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"
"Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding"