Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
For my part, I desire to see the time when education and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.