Education Quotes

Instead of trying to educate the human race, they should imitate the pedagogues of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, who concentrated their efforts on the education of a single person.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Perhaps the most fundamental value of a liberal education is that it makes life more interesting. It allows you to think things which do not occur to the less learned ... it makes it less likely that you will be bored with life.

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take the power from them, but to inform them by education

Thomas Jefferson

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

Barbara Jordan

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert M. Hutchins

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

Gerald Early

There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.

Will Rogers

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving

Russell Greene

Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you don't consider your students to be human beings

Lou Ann Walker

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

David Polis

I have never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.

Dennis Prager

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.

Maya Angelou

My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers

Woody Allen

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.

Robert C. Winthrop

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all

Aristotle

Since we live in an age of innovation, a practical education must prepare a man for work that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined.

Peter F. Drucker

Look at education as a continuous life long journey.

Catherine Pulsifer

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Aristotle

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

Clarence Thomas

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

Standardization is the fertilizer of college education. A little may be useful, but flowers do not grow in pure manure.

Martin H. Fischer

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Theodore Roosevelt

Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan
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