The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.
A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
I pay the schoolmaster, but ’tis the schoolboys who educate my son.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is what most people receive, many pass on and few actually have.
Upon the education of the people of this country, the fate of this country depends.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.
Daniel J Boorstin
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
That’s what learning is: You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.
(This story appears in the 04 September, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)