Liberal education develops a sense of right, duty and honor; and more and more in the modern world, large business rests on rectitude and honor as well as on good judgment.
A university should be a place of light, of liberty and of learning.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
A school is a place through which you have to pass before entering life, but where the teaching proper does not prepare you for life.
Schools need not preach political doctrine to defend democracy. If they shape men capable of critical thought and trained in social attitudes, that is all that is necessary.
The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.
Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.
That which we do not call education is more precious than that which we call so.
Education is no longer thought of as a preparation for adult life, but as a continuing process of growth and development from birth until death.
Knowledge that puffs up the possessor’s mind is ever more of a pernicious kind.