Quotes

'We need a metamorphosis of education - from the cocoon a butterfly should emerge. Improvement does not give us a butterfly only a faster caterpillar.'
'No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it. We need to see the world anew.' Albert Einstein
'Insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting the different results' Albert Einstein.
'Some people would rather die than think'. Bertrand Russell
'If we always do what we've always done, we will get what we've always got.' Adam Urbanski
'One can never consent to creep when one feels the compulsion to soar'. Helen Keller
'Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.' Oliver Wendell Holmes Jnr
To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.' Isaac Newton
No man who worships education has got the best out of education.... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.  ~G.K. Chesterton
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.  ~Bill Beattie

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.  ~Sydney J. Harris

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.  ~Albert Einstein
An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.  ~Author Unknown
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.  ~Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.  ~Robert G. Ingersoll

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.  ~G.M. Trevelyan

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.  ~A.A. Milne

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education.  Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.  We must make our choice; we cannot have both.  ~Abraham Flexner

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.  ~Edward Everett