Statements About Education

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

– B.B. King

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

– Jean Piaget

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

– Malcolm Forbes

Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.

– Maria Montessori

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

– Clay P. Bedford

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

– Jim Rohn

Education cost money, but then so does ignorance.

– Claus Moser

What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the human soul.

– Joseph Addison