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The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
- Schopenhauer, Arthur
Education Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Education

1.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

2.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

3.
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

4.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch

5.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner

6.
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell

7.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spencer

8.
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.
Sullivan, Anne

9.
No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree.
Rudolph, Lee

10.
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.
Plato

11.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

12.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.

13.
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller

14.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
Pete Seeger

15.
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

16.
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

17.
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
Clive James

18.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Weil, Simone

19.
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get'em laminated.
Jeph Jacques

20.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep-herding.
Pound, Ezra

21.
A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.
Stockdale, James B.

22.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Ruskin, John

23.
You don't need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves.
Adam Cooper and Bill Collage

24.
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

25.
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
Updike, John

26.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Porter, Sylvia

27.
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Phillips, Wendell

28.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius

29.
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.

30.
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus

31.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Plato

32.
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole

33.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.

34.
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.

35.
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.
Anatole France

36.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Stalin, Joseph

37.
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?
Richards, Beah

38.
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.
Jeph Jacques

39.
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting-Fang

40.
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.
Weeks, Claire

41.
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

42.
If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates?

43.
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.
Ann Radcliffe

44.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esar

45.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Alec Bourne

46.
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.
Wilde, Oscar

47.
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.

48.
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
Zedong, Mao

49.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Thoreau, Henry David

50.
Education has opened many, many doors. However, there are still innumerable doors shut tight -- unopened yet. These are the doors of the future. Perhaps one of my children will open one of these doors -- I shall help give him the key.


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