Education Quotes

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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 too important to be left solely to the educators.
Francis Keppel
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
Robert Hutchins
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

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
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spence
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
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
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 the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
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
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things - - The power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
William John Bennett
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
John Maynard Keynes
Education - The ability to quote Shakespeare without crediting it to the Bible.
Evan Edga
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.
Henry Adams
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.
Kahlil Gibran
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Henry C. Rogers
Formal education will earn you a living, self - Education make you a fortune.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
Chuang - Tzu
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self - Confidence.
Robert Frost
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Will Durant
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Herbert Spence
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Wendell Phillips
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.
John Dewey
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
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 what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Marian Wright Edelman
To repeat what others have said, requires education to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson