'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
A large number of students around the world don't really have access to high quality education. So, launching EdX allows students all over the world to have much better access to a high quality education from a university such as Harvard, MIT, Berkeley and others as we add more universities.
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
After becoming deaf, I realized that I'd better get an education if I was ever to do anything with my life.
I. King Jordan
All around the United States of America - in the cities and the counties - our public education is suffering and has been suffering. Cuts, cuts, cuts.
America's public schools have served their purpose. Free and compulsory education was good for a somewhat unpromising young nation.
P. J. O'Rourke
Americans need to educate themselves, from elementary school onward, about what their country has done abroad. And they need to play a more active role in ensuring that what the United States does abroad is not merely in keeping with a foreign policy elite's sense of realpolitik but also with the American public's own sense of American values.
Americans want students to get the best education possible. We want schools to prepare children to become good citizens and members of a prosperous American economy.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
As a child I experienced firsthand the severe effects of poverty and illiteracy, especially upon women and children. My parents taught me the importance of education and that it was a key to improving an individual's life.
As Indians, we must of course learn from the past; but we must remain focused on the future. In my view, education is the true alchemy that can bring India its next golden age.
Be it a village or a city, education is very important, and it always comes into you.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Brown versus the Board of Education is no longer the white person's problem.
By 2018, an estimated 63 percent of all new U.S. jobs will require workers with an education beyond high school. For our young people to get those jobs, they first need to graduate from high school ready to start a postsecondary education.
By 2025, we can expect the world to be completely digital. Paper books will be a thing of the past. Education will be delivered through analytics-based assessment tools and adaptive learning platforms.
Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card.
Children who have an education grow up to lead healthier lives - earn higher income, take better care of their families, contribute to their economies.
Queen Rania of Jordan
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