The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field — no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind.
Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide... and our teachers know that.
I think people understand that if you're going to have a successful economy, you need people's potential to be realized. That means education. It means university education, sure, but it also means training, apprenticeships and various kinds of skills diplomas that we know are necessary.
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
Education — quotes and aphorisms
Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.