Education Quotes

Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins
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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.
Author Unknown
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green

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
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic
Donald g. smith - common sense and education are highly compatible...
E. d. hirsch, jr. - we have ignored cultural literacy in thinking...
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
What is desperately needed... is the skepticism and the sense of history that a liberal arts education provides.
Felix G. Rohatyn
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Oscar Wilde
The educating of the parents is really the education of the child children tend to live what is unlived in the parents, so it is vital that parents should be aware of their inferior, their dark side, and should press on getting to know themselves.
Laurens Van der Post
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Derek Curtis Bok
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
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
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commage
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Clarence Thomas
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.
Erich Fromm
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
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
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
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
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
Frank Zappa
The end of all education should surely be service to others.
Cesar E. Chavez
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
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
Benjamin Disraeli
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
I never let schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan Simpson
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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