Education Quotes

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Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Victor Hugo
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
John F. Kennedy
It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self - Critical?
Alan Perlis
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles Monroe Schultz

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
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
George Santayana
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.
Erich Fromm
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 consists mainly in what we have unlearned. - Notebook, 1898.
Mark Twain
Education is life itself.
John Dewey
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Mark Twain
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Cicero
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
Chuang - Tzu
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. ... We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
John W. Gardne
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle
The aim of education must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement.
Albert Einstein
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
Abraham Lincoln
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins
The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.
Barbara M. White
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
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
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
James Truslow Adams
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
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
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
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Cicero
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Successful education is always a two - way street.
Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice
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 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
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Pete