Education Quotes

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
Thomas h. huxley - perhaps the most valuable result of all education...

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
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
Frank Zappa
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
Baron Henry Peter Brougham
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commage
Felix g. rohatyn - what is desperately needed... is the skepticism...
Irwin edman - education is the process of casting false pearls...
The purpose of all higher education is to make men aware of what was and what is to incite them to probe into what may be. It seeks to teach them to understand, to evaluate, to communicate.
Otto Kleppne
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
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
Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
Josephine Tey
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
Travel is educational it teaches you how to get rid of money in a hurry.
S. Barry Lipkin
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
Cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education.
Mark Twain
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 that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
John Lubbock
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
William John Bennett
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus
Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.
Author Unknown
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
Benjamin Disraeli
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - Unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Karl Rove, March 19, 2001
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
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain
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
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
Robert E. Lee