"The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men."
"The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"You can memorize your way through a labyrinth if it is simple enough and you have the time and urge to escape. But the learning is of no use for the next time when the exit will be differently placed."
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
-B. F. Skinner
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
"Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire."
-William Butler Yeats