Education Quotes

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - Men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
Jean Piaget
Robert e. lee - the education of a man is never completed until...

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
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
Michel de Montaigne

Drop out of school before your mind rots from our mediocre educational system.
Frank Zappa, Liner notes from the album, "Freak Out, " 1965
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner, New Scientist, May 21, 1964
Joseph addison - what sculpture is to a block of marble, education...
Author unknown - education is not received. it is achieved....
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain
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
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
Author Unknown
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.
Kahlil Gibran
The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.
Henry Louis Mencken
I never let schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain
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 end of all education should surely be service to others.
Cesar E. Chavez
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
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
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
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
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
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
James Truslow Adams
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
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 for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Marian Wright Edelman
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
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
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
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
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 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
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius
Education is like a double - Edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting - Fang
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey