"I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!"
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Philip Pullman on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Philip Pullman on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Philip Pullman on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Philip Pullman on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Philip Pullman on Oscar Wilde
"True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility."
"I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools."
"What I couldn't help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I'd learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism."