Education Quotes

Cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education.
Mark Twain
Mark twain - education: that which reveals to the wise, and...

If you think education is expensive, Try Ignorance!!!
Andy McIntyre
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Lady Nancy Asto
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey
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

It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.
John Dewey
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
John W. Gardne
Mark twain - education consists mainly in what we have...
Oscar wilde - education is an admirable thing, but it is well...
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell
For if you suffer your people to be ill - Educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.
Sir Thomas More, Utopia, Book 1
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
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
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
Thomas H. Huxley
Sex education classes in our public schools are promoting incest.
Jimmy Swaggart
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan, English Social History (1942)
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
To repeat what others have said, requires education to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
Benjamin Disraeli
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
Aleister Crowley
Education is not received. It is achieved.
Author Unknown
The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats *and* dogs!
Sonjay Anand
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. ... We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Lyndon B. Johnson
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins
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
The whole drift of my education goes to persuade me that the world of our present consciousness is only one out of many worlds of consciousness that exist.
William James
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
What is defeat Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Nancy Asto
Education is like a double - Edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting - Fang