Famous Education Quotes

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Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.

Nancy Astor

Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.

Chuang-tzu

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

Isaac Asimov

Sex education classes in our public schools are promoting incest.

Jimmy Swaggart

She knows what is the best purpose of education not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.

John Mason Brown

She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.

John Mason Brown

Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.

Author Unknown

Since I've been in the education business - often the only way to relate to teachers, parents & children - are with words of wisdom. If I could know all the wise books by heart - I would stand a chance at being a better Headmaster. Also for when it comes to my family & friends - that knowledge would always be there to give inspiration & encouragement & tell me who can't use that with their relatives!

Paul. F. Meekin

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.

Mark Twain

Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another.

Oscar Wilde

Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue more clever than another.

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Starting from the primary schools, there must be compulsory ‘Cosmos’ classes throughout the education period. If a man thinks about and understands the universe, he will have wider horizons; he will be much less conceited and much more realistic.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

Stephen Vizinczey

Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

Stephen Vizinczey

Successful education is always a two-way street.

Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice

Sure a boxer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; I once met a Headmaster called Meekin on a plane and he said:if boxers all owned doctorates then teachers would need to do a whole lot less fighting.”

Héctor López

The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community-these are the most vital things education must try to produce.

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.

Russell Green

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

Russell Green

The aim (of education) must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement.

Albert Einstein

The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.

William Ralph Inge

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

The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.

Henry Louis Mencken

The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.

Barbara M. White

The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education.

Paul Karl Feyerabend

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