Education Quotes

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.

Avery Brundage

I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves.

Oprah Winfrey

The highest result of education is tolerance.

Helen Keller

Programs such as the Washington Search for Young Scholars help identify talented children so schools and communities can respond with challenges they need to help them fulfill their promise and to keep these students fully engaged in their education.

Robert Vaughn

A college education should equip one to entertain three things: a friend, an idea and oneself.

Thomas Ehrlich

Education must have two foundations --morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists.

S├ębastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education

Mark Twain

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

Horace Mann

I think it's only in a crisis that Americans see other people. It has to be an American crisis, of course. If two countries fight that do not supply the Americans with some precious commodity, then the education of the public does not take place. But when the dictator falls, when the oil is threatened, then you turn on the television and they tell you where the country is, what the language is, how to pronounce the names of the leaders, what the religion is all about, and maybe you can cut out recipes in the newspaper of Persian dishes.

Don Delillo

Many times I am asked why the suffering of animals should call forth more sympathy from me than the suffering of human beings; why I work in this direction of charitable work more than toward any other. My answer is that because I believe that this work includes all the education and lines of reform which are needed to make a perfect circle of peace and goodwill about the Earth.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.

John Locke

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave

Henry Peter Brougham

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.

Thomas Jefferson

Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially for the lower classes of people, are so extremely wise and useful that to a humane and generous mind, no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant.

John Adams

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

Aristotle

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