Famous Education Quotes

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A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

Theodore Roosevelt

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.

Charles F. Kettering

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.

Jean Piaget

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

Aristotle

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

Cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education.

Mark Twain

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

Nelson Mandela

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

Robert Frost

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

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

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 Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

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

Education is life itself.

John Dewey

A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.

Author Unknown

A school cannot exist as a permanent form of education. It can only exist until the student discovers that they can learn more themselves from the real world. From that moment on the majority always look for the most promising place the highest wisdom outside of school, with the result of schooling always collapsing over lifes education.

Paul. F. Meekin

By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.

Chinese

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

The end of all education should surely be service to others.

Cesar E. Chavez

The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man and without this all other education is good for nothing.

R. D. Hitchcock

The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To repeat what others have said, requires education to challenge it, requires brains.

Mary Pettibone Poole

We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

Sir Walter Scott

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

A Bartlett Giamatti

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