Education Quotes

Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.

Bertrand Russell

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

Edward Everett

Education is...A form of self-delusion.

Elbert Hubbard

[Education] consists mainly in what we have unlearned.

Mark Twain

Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Prof. Irwin Edman

The only real education comes from what goes counter to you.

Andre Gide

The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

Ezra Pound

Education should be exercise; it has become massage.

Martin H. Fischer

My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

Erich Fromm

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

Oscar Wilde

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

G.K. Chesterton

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

Abb╚ Dimnet

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

William Butler Yeats

Education is...Hanging around until you've caught on.

Robert Frost

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Will Durant

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.

Bill Beattie

Education is the movement from darkness to light.

Allan Bloom

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

Will Rogers

Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throats.

Martin H. Fischer

You don't have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.

Jerome David Salinger

The object of education is not merely to enable our children to gain their daily bread and to acquire pleasant means of recreation, but that they should know God and serve Him with earnestness and devotion.

Hermann Adler

Writing graffiti is about the most honest way you can be an artist. It takes no money to do it, you don't need an education to understand it and there's no admission fee.


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