65 Quotes About Education

Quotes About Education

1. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

2. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. – Albert Einstein

3. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

4. 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. – Maya Angelou

5. Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. – Oscar Wilde

6. In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. – Mark Twain

7. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost

8. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

9. 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. – Anatole France

10. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

11. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats

12. Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

13. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver

14. Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. – Chanakya

15. A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. – A. Bartlett Giamatti

16. It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. – Robert Green Ingersoll

17. I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories. – Ray Bradbury

18. He who opens a school door, closes a prison. – Victor Hugo

19. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. – Carl Rogers

20. Education is not preparation for life education is life itself. – John Dewey

21. The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. – John F. Kennedy

22. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant

23. The doer alone learneth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

24. A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. – Horace Mann

25. Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. – Robert Frost

26. Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. – Rabindranath Tagore

27. I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. – Walt Disney

28. No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. – Emma Goldman

29. Change is the end result of all true learning. – Leo Buscaglia

30. America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few. – Will Rogers

31. Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? – Erich Fromm

32. The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life. – Plato

33. Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. – Edward Everett

34. The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living. – Will Rogers

35. Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. – Malcolm Forbes

36. Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. – Clifford Stoll

37. An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong. – Russell Baker

38. The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn. – Alvin Toffler

39. Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. – John W. Gardner

40. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

41. Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. – Ernest Dimnet

42. I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students. – Carl Sagan

43. I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship. – Aeschylus

44. The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

45. Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon. – Alexander Pope

46. Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. – Ambrose Bierce

47. No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

48. Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. – Daniel J. Boorstin

49. Learn to think continentally. – Alexander Hamilton

50. Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. – Abigail Adams

51. Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. – Ambrose Bierce

52. An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style. – Alan K. Simpson

53. When I get a little money I buy books and if any is left I buy food and clothes. – Desiderius Erasmus

54. When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. – Peter Drucker

55. To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. – A. A. Milne

56. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. – Sydney J. Harris

57. Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny. – Charles Barkley

58. Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. – B. F. Skinner

59. Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. – Gail Godwin

60. Education is all a matter of building bridges. – Ralph Ellison

61. The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. – Robert M. Hutchins

62. Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle. – Robert Anthony

63. I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. – Michel de Montaigne

64. If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. – Galileo Galilei

65. The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. – George Santayana

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