Education Quotes

The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught.

Henry Brooks Adams

Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.

John Ruskin

They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.

Douglas Yates

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.

Walter Bagehot

In England Ö education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.

Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Henry Brooks Adams

There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get off the thing that he was educated in.

Will Rogers

He is to be educated because he is a man, and not because he is to make shoes, nails, and pins.

William Ellery Channing

Education: Being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and it's knowing how to use the information once you get it.

William Feather

Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire.

William B. Yeats

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

Herbert Spencer

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

G.M. Trevelyan

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant

Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.

Martin H. Fischer

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