Education Quotes (Page 2)

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One's work may be finished someday, but one's education never. ~ Alexandre Dumas

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. ~ G.K. Chesterton

Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful. Man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time. ~
Thomas Jefferson

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

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

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. ~ Mark Twain

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. ~ Will Rogers

A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.  ~ Francois Rabelais

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, whether you like it or not. ~ Thomas Henry Huxley

Education should be gentle and stern, not cold and lax. ~ Joseph Joubert

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. ~ E.M. Forster

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. ~ Benjamin Franklin

The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark. ~ Thomas Paine

Education is the best provision for old age. ~ Aristotle

Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The only thing that is more expensive than education is ignorance. ~
Benjamin Franklin

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education. ~ John Ruskin

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

The most important thing about education is appetite. ~ Winston Churchill

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life. ~ Brigham Young

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. ~ Thomas Jefferson

I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. ~ Stanley Kubrick

The highest result of education is tolerance. ~ Helen Keller

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. ~ James Madison

You can never be overdressed or overeducated. ~ Oscar Wilde

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! ~ Lousisa May Alcott

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ~ Margaret Mead

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~ Albert Einstein

A good education should leave much to be desired. ~ Alan Gregg

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. ~
Albert Einstein

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. ~ Plutarch

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.  ~ Wilson Mizner

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~
Brigham Young

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. ~ Walter Scott

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead. ~

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. ~ Jane Austen

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. ~
Benjamin Franklin

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. ~ Muriel Spark

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. ~ Bertrand Russell

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. ~
Henry Ford

Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit. ~ Charlotte Brontë

Education is teaching our children to desire the right things. ~

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

A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential. ~
Audrey Hepburn

Total nonretention has kept my education from being a burden to me. ~ Flannery O'Connor

College isn't the place to go for ideas. ~
Helen Keller

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is. ~
Isaac Asimov

Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace. ~ Confucius

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

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. ~
John Lubbock

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

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. ~
C.S. Lewis

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ~ Jim Rohn

Mistakes are often the best teachers.  ~ James A. Froude

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

We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. The complete education gives one not only power of concentration, but worthy objectives upon which to concentrate. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. ~

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

Learning never exhausts the mind.  ~ Leonardo da Vinci

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. ~ Baruch Spinoza

Try not to have a good time. This is supposed to be educational.  ~ George Shultz

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. ~
Mark Twain

If you think education is expensive - try ingnorance. ~ Derek Bok

I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of Constitutional power. ~
Thomas Jefferson a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures. ~ Plato

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