Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
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; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and
My 12 years as a public school student where I keenly felt the inviting and disinviting signals sent to me by the schools, my years as a public school teacher in a wonderful school that taught me about the human side of teaching, and my role as a univers
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
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.
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.
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.