Education Quotes

Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
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John maynard keynes - education: the inculcation of the...

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Derek Curtis Bok
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
Baron Henry Peter Brougham
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 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
Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert E. Wiggam
William butler yeats - education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a...
Clarence thomas - good manners will open doors that the best...
What is desperately needed... is the skepticism and the sense of history that a liberal arts education provides.
Felix G. Rohatyn
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
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Hellen Kelle
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.
Erich Fromm
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
Plato
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
John F. Kennedy
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
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
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.
Xenophon
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
Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another.
Oscar Wilde
I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Groucho Marx
Travel is educational it teaches you how to get rid of money in a hurry.
S. Barry Lipkin
What is defeat Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
A Bartlett Giamatti
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Emerson
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips
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
Education, which was at first made universal in order that all might be able to read and write, has been found capable of serving quite other purposes. By instilling nonsense it unifies populations and generates collective enthusiasm.
Bertrand Russell
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
Robert Hutchins
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Cicero
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
We have ignored cultural literacy in thinking about education... We ignore the air we breathe until it is thin or foul. Cultural literacy is the oxygen of social intercourse.
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
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
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.
John Ruskin