Teaching Quotes Part 2

Education’s Purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. – Malcolm S. Forbes

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

As far as I can see, the greater amount of education which a part of the working class has employed for some years past, is an evil. It is dangerous because it makes them independent. – J. Geddes

Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. – Victor Hugo

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

Learned Institutions ought to be favourite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty. – James Madison

The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values. – Dean William R. Inge

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. – Thomas Henry Huxley

My is idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects – Robert Maynard Hutchins

Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. – Sydney J. Harris