“If the purpose for learning is to score well on a test, we've lost sight of the real reason for learning.”

~Jeannie Fulbright

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

~Nelson Mandela

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.”

~Allan Bloom

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”

~Aristotle

“Education is a human right with immense power to transform.”

~Kofi Annan

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

~Albert Einstein

“That education is the most important of all professions is a message the public should hear and understand. And, as importantly, a message that our educators need to hear as well.”

~Lowell Milken

“Good teachers are to education what education is to all other professions—the indispensable element, the sunlight and oxygen, the foundation on which everything else is built.”

~Lowell Milken

“The most direct and enduring way to reach the mind and imagination of the learner is through the mind, imagination and character of the outstanding teacher.”

~Lowell Milken

“Education provides the fullest opportunities for fulfilling ourselves. It is the access to all that a person has yet to learn.”

~Lowell Milken

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

~Aristotle

“An educated, enlightened and informed population is one of the surest ways of promoting the health of a democracy.”

~Nelson Mandela

“Governments don't want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. That is against their interests. They want obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept it.”

~George Carlin

“The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.”

~Albert Einstein

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

~Alvin Toffler

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."

~John Dewey

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

~Brigham Young

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

~Aristotle