Quotes on Education

You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
~ Henry Ford
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If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.
~ Sargent Shriver,
US Peace Corps founder
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The paradox of education is precisely that as one begins to become conscious, one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
~ James Baldwin
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Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
~ Aristotle
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
~ Nelson Mandela
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Rewards and punishment are the lowest forms of education.
~ Chuang Tzu
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Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
~ G. M. Trevelyan
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Education seems to be the only commodity of which the customer tries to get as little as he can for his money.
~ Max Forman
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A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
~ George Santayana
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Education is a succession of eye-openers each involving the repudiation of some previously held belief.
~ George Bernard Shaw
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Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.
~ Jim Rohn
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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irritate deserts.
~ C. S. Lewis
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
~ Aristotle
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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
~ Victor Hugo
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It's not enough to train today's workforce. We also have to prepare tomorrow's workforce by guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education.
~ Barack Obama
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Education is not as expensive as ignorance.
~ Derek Bok
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Educating the mind without educating the desires is no education at all.
~ Aristotle
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Without a gentle contempt for education, no gentleman's education is complete.
~ G. K. Chesterton
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If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
~ Jim Rohn
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Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
~ Joseph Stalin
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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
~ W.B. Yeats
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Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
~ Dr. Thomas Fuller
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Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
~ Cicero
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
~ Albert Einstein
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Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
~ Daniel J. Boorstin
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The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
~ John F. Kennedy
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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
~ Groucho Marx
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The highest result of education is tolerance.
~ Helen Keller
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Education is the transmission of civilization.
~ Will Durant
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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~ Aristotle
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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
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Education is a succession of eye-openers each involving the repudiation of some previously held belief.
~ George Bernard Shaw
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The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
~ Malcolm Forbes
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In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.
~ Mark Twain
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The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
~ Thomas Jefferson
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Try not to have a good time. This is supposed to be educational.
~ Charles M. Schulz
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.
~ Aristotle
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Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
~ Malcolm X
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Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
~ G. K. Chesterton
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Marriage can wait, education cannot.
~ Khaled Hosseini
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To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.
~ Muriel Spark
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Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
~ Aristotle
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Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
~ Chanakya
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Right education should help the student, not only to develop his capacities, but to understand his own highest interest.
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
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The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
~ Rabindranath Tagore
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Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
~ Leonardo da Vinci
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Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
~ John Dewey
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A man should look for what is and not for what he thinks should be.
~ Albert Einstein
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The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
~ John Adams
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
~ Aristotle
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Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
~ John F. Kennedy
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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
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Education has for its object the formation of character.
~ Herbert Spencer
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Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
~ G. K. Chesterton
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The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
~ Diogenes of Sinope
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Education is the best provision for old age.
~ Aristotle
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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
~ Aleck William Bourne
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