Famous Education Quotes

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Education begins within the threshold of one’s own house.

Vikrant Parsai

Education has for its object the formation of character.

Herbert Spencer

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.

Maya Angelou

Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.

Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun-Times, November 5, 2001

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

Edward Everett Hale

Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.

Joseph Addison

Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.

Joseph Addison

Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.

Robert Hutchins

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Laurence J. Peter

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.

Lillian Smith

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Will Durant

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.

Norman Douglas

Education is about the only thing lying around loose in the world, and it's about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he's willing to haul away.

George Lorimer

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well worth remembering from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.

Marian Wright Edelman

Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.

Wu Ting-Fang

Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. "It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

Robert M. Hutchins

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

Horace Mann

Education is something that you know and get which is not in the book.

Vikrant Parsai

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.

Robert Frost

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