Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Best Quotes about Education
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree.
Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
Savage, Robert C.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be? Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates?
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get'em laminated.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Public school is a place of detention for children placed in the care of teachers who are afraid of the principal, principals who are afraid of the school board, school boards who are afraid of the parents, parents who are afraid of the children, and children who are afraid of nobody.
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
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
Smith, Logan Pearsall
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
Whom do I call educated? First, those who manage well the circumstances they encounter day by day. Next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all men, bearing easily and good naturedly what is offensive in others and being as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as is humanly possible to be... those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not ultimately overcome by their misfortunes... those who are not spoiled by their successes, who do not desert their true selves but hold their ground steadfastly as wise and sober -- minded men.
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Education, we see, is not merely gaining knowledge or skills helpful toward productive work, though certainly that is a part of it. Rather it is a replenishment and an expansion of the natural thirst of the mind and soul. Learning is a gradual process of growth, each step building upon the other. It is a process whereby the learner organizes and integrates not only facts but attitudes and values. The Lord has told us that we must open our minds and our hearts to learn. There is a Chinese proverb: Wisdom is as the moon rises, perceptible not in progress but in result. As our knowledge is converted to wisdom, the door to opportunity is unlocked.
Winder, Barbara W.
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
Reverend Edward A. Malloy
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
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.
Formal education is but an incident in the lifetime of an individual. Most of us who have given the subject any study have come to realize that education is a continuous process ending only when ambition comes to a halt.
Rees, R. I.
No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God... and it is through sorrow and suffering, toil and tribulation, that we gain the education that we come here to acquire and which will make us more like our Father and Mother in heaven.
Whitney, Orson F.
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't.
L. L. Henderson
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Thoreau, Henry David
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
Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Tocqueville, Alexis De
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education, I call it intrusion.
Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
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; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
Thomas H. Huxley
The number of books will grow continually, and one can predict that a time will come when it will be almost as difficult to learn anything from books as from the direct study of the whole universe. It will be almost as convenient to search for some bit of truth concealed in nature as it will be to find it hidden away in an immense multitude of bound volumes.
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