Quotes on education

The educational process is the recent topic that discussed everywhere because it is the most

 important issue in our society so they find many definitions and observation including this process.

Their observations range from praise to cynicism, mostly the latter. Education is an easy target

 for criticism because its stated aims are often so nobly ambitious that they have little chance

of being realized. It should give us pause that so many people who have made their mark in the

 world of ideas, who have been acknowledged leaders and innovators, have held formal

education and educational institutions in low regard. We have collected here a variety of

thought-provoking observations on education.
 Some definitions of education.

Education is...

 Hanging around until you've caught on.
One of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Man's going forward from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.

A form of self-delusion.
[A process] which makes one rogue cleverer than another.
The inculcation of the incomprehensible into the ignorant by the incompetent.
[Education] consists mainly in what we have unlearned.

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.
Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
A succession of eye-openers each involving the repudiation of some previously held belief.
Education is a state-controlled manufacturer of echoes.  
Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine

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