Education Quotes

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.
Herbert spence - the great aim of education is not knowledge but...

Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
William Ralph Inge
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

It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
John W. Gardne
Jimmy swaggart - sex education classes in our public schools are...
John fitzgerald kennedy - our progress as a nation can be no swifter than...
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain
An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
Terry Pratchett, Hogfathe
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep - Herding.
Ezra Loomis Pound
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Marian Wright Edelman
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
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
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.
Xenophon
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards
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
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Clarence Thomas
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 best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell
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
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything one learned in school.
Albert Einstein
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.
Kahlil Gibran
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 is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
Successful education is always a two - way street.
Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice
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
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Victor Hugo
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles Monroe Schultz