It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Best Quotes about Education
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
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 only the ignorant who despise education.
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?
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield
The world is run by C students.
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.
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.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.
If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided. There is proverb expressing this. It says,trouble is a tunnel thorough which we pass and not a brick wall against which we must break our head.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Now, if the principle of toleration were once admitted into classical education --if it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, if the tortoise were allowed time to creep, and the bird permitted to fly, and the fish to swim, towards the enchanted and divine sources of Helicon --all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers, its beauty, and its coolness.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
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 great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy.
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Thoreau, Henry David
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
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
Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
Savage, Robert C.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
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.
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't.
L. L. Henderson
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
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.
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
That's what college is for - getting as many bad decisions as possible out of the way before you're forced into the real world. I keep a checklist of'em on the wall in my room.
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
A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness.
No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree.
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
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
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