Men we shall have only as we make manhood the object of the work of the schools – intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is, and of the relation of men to it – this is the curriculum of that Higher Education which must underlie true life.
Education and work are the levers to uplift a people. – W. E. B. Du Bois
School houses do not teach themselves – piles of brick and mortar and machinery do not send out men. It is the trained, living human soul, cultivated and strengthened by long study and thought, that breathes the real breath of life into boys and girls and makes them human, whether they be black or white, […]
A system of education is not one thing, nor does it have a single definite object, nor is it a mere matter of schools. Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men. – W. E. B. Du Bois
The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of this race that they may guide the Mass away from the contamination and death of […]
Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life. – W. E. B. Du Bois
Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men. – W. E. B. Du Bois
Education is the development of power and ideal. – W. E. B. Du Bois