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 favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty & dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.

James Madison

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.

Henry Peter Brougham

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Only the educated are free.


Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Ambrose Bierce

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

Edward Everett

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.


Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

Sam Houston

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men,^ืthe balance-wheel of the social machinery.

Horace Mann

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

Benjamin Disraeli

Education is a social process Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you do not consider your students to be human beings.

Lou Ann Walker

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper."

Robert Frost