Education Quotes

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Robert M. Hutchins
Mark twain - education: that which reveals to the wise, and...

Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate.
Tom Clancy, "The Teeth Of The Tiger" - - Page 180
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic

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
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
Nancy asto - real education should educate us out of self into...
Abraham lincoln - upon the subject of education, not presuming to...
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
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Emerson
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
John F. Kennedy
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
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
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.
Erich Fromm
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.
John Ruskin
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
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Hellen Kelle
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
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
Woody Allen
Successful education is always a two - way street.
Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
Woody Allen
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
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
The end of all education should surely be service to others.
Cesar E. Chavez
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. - Notebook, 1898.
Mark Twain
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
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.
Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun - Times, November 5, 2001
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
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.
Xenophon