Education Quotes

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
Groucho marx - i find television very educational. the minute...

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
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas
Much that passes for education... is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least.
David P Gardne

Our task is to provide an education for the kind of kids we have... Not the kind of kids we used to have... Or want to have... Or the kids that exist in our dreams.
Mary Kay Utech
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
John ruskin - education is the leading of human souls to what...
Tryon edwards - the great end of education is to discipline...
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
Chuang - Tzu
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.
Kahlil Gibran
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
Karl Kraus
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
Formal education will make you a living self - Education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus
The so - Called method of co - Education is false in theory and hamful to Christian training.
Pope Pius XI
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
George Macaulay Trevelyan
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career.
Albert Einstein
Education must provide the opportunities for self - Fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
Noam Chomsky
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
William John Bennett
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 direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic
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
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Horace Mann
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Victor Hugo
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep - Herding.
Ezra Loomis Pound
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
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles Monroe Schultz