Favorite quotes on education

Here are some of my favorite education-related quotes.

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” -John Dewey

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” -W.B. Yeats

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Trust that the natural world is far more interesting that anything you can toss up on a whiteboard, and then step back.” -Michael Doyle (@BHS_doyle)

“The greatest enemy of understanding is coverage.” – Howard Gardner

What are your favorite ed-quotes? Share them in the comments.

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  1. Bill Vincent

    “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo Galilei

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