Education Quotes

Cicero - natural ability without education has more often...
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green
H. g. wells - human history becomes more and more a race...
Herbert spence - education has for its object the formation of...
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals

You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God.
Author Unknown
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
William John Bennett
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
George Macaulay Trevelyan
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott
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
Formal education will earn you a living, self - Education make you a fortune.
Unknown
Education is like a double - Edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting - Fang
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle
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
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880
Our task is to provide an education for the kind of kids we have... Not the kind of kids we used to have... Or want to have... Or the kids that exist in our dreams.
Mary Kay Utech
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
Frank Zappa
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Horace Mann
Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Calvin Coolidge
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
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
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
Plato
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Marian Wright Edelman
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas
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
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
John F. Kennedy
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
There are two classes of poets - The poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.
Irwin Edman
What is defeat Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
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
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner, New Scientist, May 21, 1964
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
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.
Sir Walter Scott
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
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