Education Quotes

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Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn. -C. S. Lewis


Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. -C. S. Lewis


The secret in education lies in respecting the student. -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 do know and what you don't. -Anatole France


Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors. -Louisa May Alcott


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


Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. -Napoleon Hill


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


The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead. -Aristotle


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


We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a belly-full of words and do not know a thing. The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


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


Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. -Mark Twain


It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. -Albert Einstein


Education is hanging around until you've caught on. -Robert Frost


Nine tenths of education is encouragement. -Anatole France


The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not. -Aldous Huxley


I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves. -Oprah Winfrey


What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul. -Addison


Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape. -William Hazlitt


There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. -John Adams


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


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


Anyone who stops learning is old, whether 20 or 80, anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. -Henry Ford


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


You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky


What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. -Henry David Thoreau


There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius. -Walt Whitman


Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance. -Albert Einstein


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


Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education. -Bertrand Russell


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. -John Harvey



The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. -Bill Beattie


I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. -Aristotle


Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. -Henry Brooks Adams


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


The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time. -Arthur Schopenhauer


Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty--how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes. -Henry Ward Beecher


Better build schoolrooms for ''the boy,'' than cells and gibbets for ''the man.'' -Eliza Cook


There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


It is only the ignorant who despise education. -Publilius Syrus


Those who trust us educate us. -George Eliot


They know enough who know how to learn. -Henry Brooks Adams


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


Only the educated are free. -Epictetus


If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky? -Stanislaw J. Lec


I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth. -Martin Luther


Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. -Aristotle


Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. -John F. Kennedy


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