Education Quotes

John f. kennedy - let us think of education as the means of...
America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
Calvin coolidge - nothing in the world will take away persistence....
Groucho marx - i find television very educational. the minute...
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin
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
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
John Lubbock
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Lady Nancy Asto
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
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 best provision for old age.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinne
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 has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas
The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - Men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
Jean Piaget
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.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Pete
Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan Simpson
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
James Truslow Adams
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell
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
What is defeat Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Robert M. Hutchins
Education is life itself.
John Dewey
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
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
Chuang - Tzu
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
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
Travel is educational it teaches you how to get rid of money in a hurry.
S. Barry Lipkin
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Bishop Creighton