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"Personally I am always ready to learn, although I do
not always like being taught."
"What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul."
"I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable."
"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework."
"Wit is educated insolence."
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
"Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other."
"Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years."
"How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything one learned in school."