Education Quotes

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - Men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
Jean Piaget
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Emerson
Education is a state - Controlled manufactory of echoes.
Norman Douglas
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
John Maynard Keynes
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey
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Cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education.
Mark Twain
Education is not received. It is achieved.
Author Unknown
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
John F. Kennedy
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
George Santayana
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain
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
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep - Herding.
Ezra Loomis Pound
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Henry C. Rogers
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner, New Scientist, May 21, 1964
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
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
Robert Hutchins
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 most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.
Grayson Kirk
Common sense and education are highly compatible in fact, neither is worth much without the other.
Donald G. Smith
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles Monroe Schultz
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
John Lubbock
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
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
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Arnold Edinborough
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.
Kahlil Gibran