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Education Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Education

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

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The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

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

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

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


 

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

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

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

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

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

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

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

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

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

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

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

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

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

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

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

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

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

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

Responsibility educates.
- Wendell Phillips

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

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

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

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

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

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

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

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

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

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

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Learn to think continentally.
- Alexander Hamilton

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

It is always in season for old men to learn.
- Aeschylus

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

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
- Allen Klein

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

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

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 Schlossberg

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

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

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

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
- Annie Dillard

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

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

An educated people can be easily governed.
- Frederick The Great

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

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


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