Education Quotes

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
Abraham lincoln - upon the subject of education, not presuming to...

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
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Mark Twain
Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
Josephine Tey
There is only one thing that can kill the Movies, and that is education.
Will Rogers, Autobiography (1949) chapter 6

The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
William Ralph Inge
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
Karl rove, march 19, 2001 - as people do better, they start voting like...
Henri - fr? d? ric amiel - the test of every religious, political, or...
I should wish to see a world in which education aimed at mental freedom rather than imprisoning the minds of the young in a rigid armor of dogma calculated to protect them though life against the shafts of impartial evidence.
Bertrand Russell, "Why I am Not a Christian".
Education is a state - Controlled manufactory of echoes.
Norman Douglas
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Derek Curtis Bok
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. - Notebook, 1898.
Mark Twain
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
Woody Allen
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.
Author Unknown
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison
Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Calvin Coolidge
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
Education is like a double - Edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting - Fang
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
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
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.
John Ruskin
For if you suffer your people to be ill - Educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.
Sir Thomas More, Utopia, Book 1
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing.
R. D. Hitchcock
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 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
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
Baron Henry Peter Brougham
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
Thomas H. Huxley
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.