100+ Education Quotes & Sayings

100+ Education Quotes & Sayings

145 Quotes

As Nelson Mandela said : "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." We're sharing our collection on Education quotes from the most influential people.

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.

Elizabeth Gaskell

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.

Muriel Spark

What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels about education.

Harold Howe

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

C.S. Lewis

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.

Chuck Palahniuk

Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.

Margaret Atwood

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.

Ken Robinson

Education...has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

George Macaulay Trevelyan

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

Audre Lorde

A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.

Jostein Gaarder

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.

Margaret Mead

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriage can wait, education cannot.

Khaled Hosseini

[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.

Nelson Mandela

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.

Chuck Palahniuk

The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.

Harry Truman

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.

Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.

Claire Fagin

No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.

G.K. Chesterton

nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

G.K. Chesterton

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.

Maria Montessori

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

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

Augustine of Hippo

I don't want to believe. I want to know.

Carl Sagan

O teach me how I should forget to think (1.1.224)

William Shakespeare

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

Abigail Adams

You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.

Julia Child

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

Oscar Wilde

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

All of life is a constant education.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind.

Ayn Rand

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.

Paulo Freire

All I have learned, I learned from books.

Abraham Lincoln

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

W.B. Yeats

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it

Lawrence M. Krauss

There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Often, a school is your best bet-perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack.

Max Brooks

A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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