The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. -- Nietzsche, The Dawn, 1881
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. -- B.F. Skinner
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education. -- Wilson Mizner
Education is the answer to ignorance. Is ignorance the problem?
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
The right way to do things is not to try to persuade people you're right but to challenge them to think it through for themselves. -- Noam Chomsky
The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting. -- T.H. White
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. --Thomas Jefferson
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. -- not Mark Twain
It is not reasonings that are wanted now; for there are books stuffed full of stoical reasonings. -- Epictetus, Of Courage, Chap. xxix
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education. -- Bertrand Russell
There's no such thing as a dumb question.
First law of debate: Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.
When in doubt tell the truth. -- Mark Twain
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
It's great to be smart 'cause then you know stuff.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. -- Plutarch