Quotes on Education

Below you can view all the Famous quotes on Education

“A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students” — John Ciardi

“Good teaching is one-forth preparation and three-fourths theater” — Gail Godwin

“Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century” — Perelman

Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living. John Dewey

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

“The highest result of education is tolerance.” —Helen Keller

I’ve never let my school interfere with my education. Mark Twain

“University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small” — Henry Kissinger

“It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.” Henry David Thoreau

Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. Chinese Proverb

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

The education of a man is never completed until he dies. Robert E. Lee

There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing. Steve Irwin

Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Knowledge is power.

Chinese Proverbs
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain (1835-1910)
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

John Dewey
Education is the fundamental method of social progress and reform.

Will Durant
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Epictetus (50-130)
Only the educated are free.

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (1919-1990)
Education s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

Gail Godwin
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831)
Education is the art of making man ethical.

Marie von Ebner Eschenbach
In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Sarah Lee (c1986- ) (a student in my 9th grade World History class, 1998-99)
Good thinking habits + good study skills = good grades and good college = good future

Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1904-1990)
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

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