I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life
Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child's natural bent.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
I never let schooling interfere with my education.
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.