Education Quotes

Michel de montaigne - in the education of children there is nothing...
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells

John mason brown - she knows what is the best purpose of education...
Aristotle - education is the best provision for old age....
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
What is defeat Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips

The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
Woody Allen
Travel is educational it teaches you how to get rid of money in a hurry.
S. Barry Lipkin
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
Drop out of school before your mind rots from our mediocre educational system.
Frank Zappa, Liner notes from the album, "Freak Out, " 1965
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
Robert Hutchins
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain
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
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.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Education is like a double - Edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting - Fang
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats *and* dogs!
Sonjay Anand
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well - Being of the community - These are the most vital things education must try to produce.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God.
Author Unknown
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.
Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun - Times, November 5, 2001
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.
To repeat what others have said, requires education to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole
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
I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Groucho Marx
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus
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
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
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.
John Ruskin
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
John Maynard Keynes
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
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.
Xenophon
Successful education is always a two - way street.
Dirk Van Der Elst, Culture as Given, Culture as Choice
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.
Johnson
The whole drift of my education goes to persuade me that the world of our present consciousness is only one out of many worlds of consciousness that exist.
William James
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell
Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.
Josephine Tey