Education Quotes

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

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

Nelson Mandela

Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.

Karl Kraus

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Laurence J. Peter

Education will not (take the place of persistence); the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around

Jim Rohn

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training or more than reasons of usefulness and marketability

Johannes Rau

The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow

Lord Byron

There is no education like adversity.


One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.

Christine Gregoire

There is no education like adversity

Benjamin Disraeli

The giving of love is an education in itself

Eleanor Roosevelt

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.

Edmund Burke

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

Theodore Roosevelt

A college education shows a man how little other people know.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

In all education the main cause of failure is staleness

Alfred North Whitehead

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice

Jacques Barzun

Education is the transmission of civilization.

Ariel and Will Durant

The result of the educative process is capacity for further education.

John Dewey

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

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