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Education quotes (88)

There is nothing which God cannot do.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Education

It was in making education not only common to all but in some sense compulsory on all that the destiny of the free republics of America was practically settled.
James Russell Lowell   Category: Education

The young man of native ability the will to work and good personality will in the long run get the equivalent of a college education in the tasks he will set for himself. If he has ability and determination he will find ways to learn and to get ahead.
Edward G. Seubert   Category: Education

What we are is more important than what we have or what is said of us.
Marvin J. Ashton   Category: Education

Spoon-feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Edward Morgan E. M. Forster   Category: Education

An education isnt how much you have committed to memory or even how much you know. Its being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
Anatole France   Category: Education

The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a gook living.
Charles Franklin Kettering   Category: Education

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Bertrand Russell   Category: Education

The preservation of the means of knowledge among the lowest ranks is of more importance to the public than all the property of all the rich men in the country.
John Adams   Category: Education

Herein lies the real value of education. Advanced education may or may not make men and women more efficient; but it enriches personality increases the wealth of the mind and hence brings happiness. It is the finest insurance against old age against the growth of physical disability against the lack and loss of animal delights. How essential it is then in youth to acquire some intellectual or artistic tastes in order to furnish the mind to be able to live inside a mind with attractive and interesting pictures on the walls.
William Lyon Phelps   Category: Education

Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius   Category: Education

The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
Robert E. Lee   Category: Education

I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism socialism communism or any other minority viewpoint--no matter how distasteful to the majority provided.
Richard Milhouse Nixon   Category: Education

College graduates who have kept on with self-education generally are the ones who reap the richest harvests of material rewards and even more important the great intangible satisfactions of life.
Lavor K. Chaffin   Category: Education

Education then beyond all other devices of human origin is the great equalizer of the conditions of man the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
Horace Mann   Category: Education

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
Anne Sullivan   Category: Education

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus   Category: Education

The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Bishop Creighton   Category: Education

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   Category: Education

Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
Baron Henry Peter Brougham   Category: Education

Experience is the best of school masters only the school fees are heavy.
Thomas Caryle   Category: Education

We can learn to be whole by saying what we mean and doing what we say.
Martin Buber   Category: Education

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

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 the thoughts of other men.
James Beattie   Category: Education

The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life; the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.
Grayson Kirk   Category: Education

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

The entire object of true education is to make people not merely do the right things but enjoy the right things not merely industrious but to love industry not merely learned but to love knowledge not merely pure but to love purity not merely just but to hunger and thirst after justice.
John Ruskin   Category: Education

He who opens a school door closes a prison.
Victor Hugo   Category: Education

That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which it just can really harm no one.
Henry George   Category: Education

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a months study of books.
Proverb   Category: Education

Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
Josephine Tey   Category: Education

You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love I have what is better the experience of Sappho of Euripides of Catallus of Shakespeare of Spenser of Austen of Brontë of anyone else I have read.
Clive Staples (Jack) Lewis   Category: Education

The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips   Category: Education

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Elmer G. Letterman   Category: Education

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
George Santayana   Category: Education

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins   Category: Education

It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
Albert Einstein   Category: Education

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green   Category: Education

Theories are more common than achievements in the history of education.
Sir Richard Livingstone   Category: Education

There is now less flogging in our great schools than formerly but then less is learned there; so that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.
Dr. Samuel Johnson   Category: Education

Every educated person is a future enemy.
Martin Ludwig Bormann   Category: Education

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know about something you do not want to know.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton   Category: Education

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 edcuated 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   Category: Education

The length of your education is less important than its breadth and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
Marilyn vos Savant   Category: Education

Education is what most receive many pass on and few possess.
Karl Kraus   Category: Education

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

If you educate a man you educate a person but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
Ruby Manikan   Category: Education

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James Abram Garfield   Category: Education

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Bishop Mandell Creighton   Category: Education

Education is the state-controlled manufacture of echoes.
Norman Douglas   Category: Education

Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you do not consider your students to be human beings.
Lou Ann Walker   Category: Education

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards   Category: Education

No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
Goldman   Category: Education

Education Many believe our entire public-education establishment is going in exactly the wrong direction. Rather having a goal of real achievement the trend seems to be toward reaching some kind of educational parity to make sure no students feel badly about themselves. The liberal educational theoreticians tell you that bad grades only serve to discourage underachievers. The primary objective of Outcome-Based Education is to avoid humiliating a student. We should be educating the student first. Students are passing courses and graduating because of lower requirements because of this new philosophical belief that no one should be held back. Colleges and universities are finding out that a high-school diploma is meaningless in terms of real achievement. The liberal school establishment lowers standards ignores human nature refuses to reward success and doesnt punish failure.
Rush H. Limbaugh III   Category: Education

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit.
Aristippus   Category: Education

Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats   Category: Education

There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
James Truslow Adams   Category: Education

The test and use of a mans education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
Jacques Barzun   Category: Education

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

How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Education

If you think education is expensive try ignorance!
Andy McIntyre   Category: Education

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle   Category: Education

The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make ones mind a pleasant place in which to spend ones leisure.
Sydney J. Harris   Category: Education

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy   Category: Education

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Alec Bourne   Category: Education

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
William Haley   Category: Education

Above all things I hope the education of the common people will be attended to convinced that on their good sense we may rely with the most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Education

We are what we think. With our thoughts we make the world. All that we are will rise with our thoughts.
Sogyal Rinpoche   Category: Education

We must do all in our power to educate the public for I believe that in the end only a change of heart is really effective.
Ruth Harrison   Category: Education

What we must look for here is first religious and moral principles; secondly gentlemanly conduct; thirdly intellectual ability.
Thomas Arnold   Category: Education

Yeah Im a thrill seeker but crikey educations the most important thing.
Steve Irwin   Category: Education

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Peter   Category: Education

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman   Category: Education

If a man neglects education he walks lame to the end of his life.
Plato   Category: Education

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

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   Category: Education

The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Education

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

In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Mark Twain   Category: Education

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
Unknown   Category: Education

To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Education

If you think education is expensive try ignorance.
Derek Bok   Category: Education

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Albert Einstein   Category: Education

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
Gail Godwin   Category: Education

Self-education is I firmly believe the only kind of education there is.
Isaac Asimov   Category: Education

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas   Category: Education

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

We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts We make our world.
Guatama Buddha   Category: Education