The medieval church had a juster claim as guardian of the life of the mind than the contemporary university.
Classroom, n. A factory that turns imperishable works of the human spirit into assignments.
What schoolteachers like to call problems are in fact exercises. Avoiding exercises is an example of a real problem.
What have you unlearned today?
To lie to children efficiently you need school; to lie to them uniformly you need public school.
Every fictional utopia has one feature in common with every modern state: compulsory public education.
Why is experience the best teacher? Because we only really listen to ourselves.
There are born fools, but most of us have to work at it.
The shortest way to make a million dollars is to start with a hundred million; and so it is with education.
Remember kids, stay in school — unless you have a particular talent, in which case you’re just wasting your time.