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523 Greatest Quotes About Education


Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. Aristotle
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. Aleister Crowley
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. Chanakya
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil. Plato
A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself. Jane Austen
The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you. Chanakya
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds. Plato
"Thinking about thinking" has to be a principle ingredient of any empowering practice of education. Jerome Bruner
In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards. Mark Twain
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 Baldwin
Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black. James Baldwin
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Carl Sagan
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction. Adolf Hitler
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. Confucius
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. Malcolm X
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education. Thomas Jefferson
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. Rene Descartes
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. Voltaire
Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind. . Ayn Rand
There are many problems, but I think there is a solution to all these problems; it's just one, and it's education. Malala Yousafzai
Governments never learn. Only people learn. Milton Friedman
Education is what you learn after you leave school. Robert Kiyosaki
All I have learned, I learned from books. Abraham Lincoln
Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book. Malala Yousafzai
Education should no longer be most imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities. Maria Montessori
You can never be overdressed or overeducated. Oscar Wilde
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt
Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world. Malcolm X
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. Mark Twain
I need to complete my homework on time. Malala Yousafzai
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. Socrates
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. Fred Rogers
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. Leonardo da Vinci
When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education. Maria Montessori
Americans want jobs. They want affordable health insurance. They want an education. John McCain
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity? Cesar Chavez
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. Douglas Adams
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. Confucius
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible. Desmond Tutu
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. Plato
An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex. Aldous Huxley
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. Diogenes
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey
The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. William James
Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything. Blaise Pascal
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead
Education is the transmission of civilization. Will Durant