In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
Education ( 48 )
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what…
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't…
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
If a man is a fool, you don't train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.