50 Education Quotes for Students & Teachers
Education open & expand your mind, and allow you to improve your life in many ways.
Teachers are leaders and a facilitators of positive growth. With students spending most of working hours, every day provides students with the opportunity to gain new insights, expand knowledge to create innovative solutions.
We’ve compiled some of the most inspiring quotes on education. Enjoy.
I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas.
There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.
–Ali ibn Abi Talib
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.
The only things you learn are the things you tame
–Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.
Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind.
Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.
There will be no mass-based feminist movement as long as feminist ideas are understood only by a well-educated few.
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice.
Why do I do anything?' she says. 'I'm educated enough to talk myself out of any plan. To deconstruct any fantasy. Explain away any goal. I'm so smart I can negate any dream.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
All of life is a constant education.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.
Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.
Education...has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
–George Macaulay Trevelyan
There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn.
–Gordon B. Hinckley
Ask yourself: 'Do I feel the need to laminate?' Then teaching is for you.
When you take the time to actually listen, with humility, to what people have to say, it's amazing what you can learn. Especially if the people who are doing the talking also happen to be children.
The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
–Henry David Thoreau
People think of education as something they can finish.
School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.
You can't stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they're not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.
The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it
–Lawrence M. Krauss
To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools.
I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.
With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.
He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence.
I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good.
–Martin Luther King Jr.
Often, a school is your best bet-perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack.
Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite.
It is clearly absurd to limit the term 'education' to a person's formal schooling.
–Murray N. Rothbard
Teachers are the one and only people who save nations.
–Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
One cannot expect positive results from an educational or political action program which fails to respect the particular view of the world held by the people. Such a program constitutes cultural invasion, good intentions notwithstanding.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.
By 20, you should be smart. By 30, you should be strong. By 40, you should be rich. By 50, you should be wise. But if you are smart, strong, rich and wise, you don't need any age limits.
On ne naît pas femme: on le devient.
–Simone de Beauvoir
She got on with her education. In her opinion, school kept on trying to interfere with it.
There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.