Education Quotes

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
Abraham Lincoln
E. d. hirsch, jr. - we have ignored cultural literacy in thinking...

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
The older dictators fell because they could never supply their subjects with enough bread, enough circuses, enough miracles and mysteries. Nor did they posses a really effective system of mind - Manipulation. Under a scientific dictator, education will rea.
Aldous Huxley
The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us.
Anna James
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
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
Albert einstein - the only thing that interferes with my learning...
Derek curtis bok - if you think education is expensive, try...
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
Education is a state - Controlled manufactory of echoes.
Norman Douglas
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep - Herding.
Ezra Loomis Pound
Successful education is always a two - way street.
Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice
Formal education will make you a living self - Education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn
The purpose of all higher education is to make men aware of what was and what is to incite them to probe into what may be. It seeks to teach them to understand, to evaluate, to communicate.
Otto Kleppne
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - Unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Karl Rove, March 19, 2001
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
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 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
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Herbert Spence
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Victor Hugo
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
Robert Hutchins
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
If you think education is expensive, Try Ignorance!!!
Andy McIntyre
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Hellen Kelle
There are two classes of poets - The poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats *and* dogs!
Sonjay Anand
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Groucho Marx
What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.
George Bernard Shaw
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.
John Ruskin
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan, English Social History (1942)
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
What is desperately needed... is the skepticism and the sense of history that a liberal arts education provides.
Felix G. Rohatyn