Education Quotes

Educational Quotes

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

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.Dick Cheney

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.Abraham Lincoln

Learn to think continentally.Alexander Hamilton

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

Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.Zhuangzi

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

To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.Caroline Kennedy

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

An educated people can be easily governed.Frederick the Great

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

Governments never learn. Only people learn.Milton Friedman

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

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

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

Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.Thomas Jefferson

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.Charles Caleb Colton

Good questions outrank easy answers.Paul Samuelson

Education is the transmission of civilization.Will Durant

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

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

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.Heinrich Heine

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

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.Edmund Burke

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

Your library is your paradise.Desiderius Erasmus

If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.Maynard James Keenan

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

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

While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.Bobby Scott

A child miseducated is a child lost.John F. Kennedy

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

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

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.Angela Merkel

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

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

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.Diogenes

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

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

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

I am a part of everything that I have read.Theodore Roosevelt

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.James A. Baldwin

Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.Mary Wollstonecraft

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.Norman Cousins

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.William Temple

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.Pauline Phillips

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.Tallulah Bankhead

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

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

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

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.Albert Einstein

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.Theodore Roosevelt

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

If you want to be an anthropologist, you need to study physical anthropology specialized in bones. If you want to be a forensic chemist, get a degree in chemistry. Do you want to do DNA work? Get a degree in microbiology. And do well. Study hard and go to graduate school.Kathy Reichs

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

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

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

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.Al McGuire

Education is the movement from darkness to light.Allan Bloom

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

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.John Dewey

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

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

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.Cornelius Vanderbilt

He that loves reading has everything within his reach.William Godwin

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

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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

It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.Jean Piaget

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

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.Theodore Roosevelt

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.G. M. Trevelyan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.Abraham Lincoln

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

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

If you become a teacher, by your pupils you'll be taught.Oscar Hammerstein II

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.Malcolm Forbes

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

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.Joseph Addison

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.Alice Miller

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

You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.Conrad Hall

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

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.Benjamin Franklin

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

Education is all a matter of building bridges.Ralph Ellison

It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.Joseph Brodsky

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

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

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.Anatole France

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