Quotes About Education

Education is necessary in order to grow as a human being. Education is not only book knowledge but also the lessons you learn through life’s experiences and the many challenges that may force you to go through them and not around them, therefore you can teach others.

The soul of him who has education is whole and perfect and escapes the worst disease, but, if a man's education be neglected, he walks lamely through life and returns good for nothing to the world below.  ~ Plato

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

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

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

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.  ~ Galileo

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

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

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.  ~
Albert Einstein

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.  ~

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

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

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.  ~
Leonardo da Vinci

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.  ~
Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.  ~
Benjamin Franklin

I forgot what I was taught. I only remember what I have learnt.  ~ Patrick White

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

Once you wake up thought in a man, you can never put it to sleep again.  ~ Zora Neale Hurston

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.  ~
Mark Twain

Education is worth little if it teaches only how to make a living rather than how to make a life.  ~ Mary Hatwood Fatrell

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. ~ Galileo

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

I expect I shall be a student to the end of my days.  ~ Anton Chekhov

It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought—that is to be educated.  ~ Edith Hamilton

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

All learning has an emotional base.  ~ Plato

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.  ~ Maria Montessori

Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.  ~ Greek proverb

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.  ~
Mark Twain

Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain.  ~

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.  ~ Thomas Fuller

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

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

Health, learning and virtue will ensure your happiness; they will give you a quiet conscience, private esteem and public honour.  ~
Thomas Jefferson

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.  ~ George Santayana

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.  ~
Robert Frost

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.  ~
Benjamin Franklin

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.  ~ Plato

Wit is educated insolence.  ~ Aristotle

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.  ~ Arnold Edinborough

To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.  ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.  ~
Malcolm X

It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.  ~ James Baldwin

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.  ~
H.G. Wells

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