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education quotes (76)

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Abigail Adams   Category: Education

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
Aeschylus   Category: Education

It is always in season for old men to learn.
Aeschylus   Category: Education

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
Walter Annenberg   Category: Education

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Robert Anthony   Category: Education

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle   Category: Education

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle   Category: Education

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
Russell Baker   Category: Education

You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
Tammy Faye Bakker   Category: Education

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
Abu Bakr   Category: Education

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Tallulah Bankhead   Category: Education

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Ambrose Bierce   Category: Education

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Ambrose Bierce   Category: Education

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel J. Boorstin   Category: Education

Every educated person is a future enemy.
Martin Bormann   Category: Education

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Van Buren   Category: Education

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
Nicholas M. Butler   Category: Education

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver   Category: Education

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton   Category: Education

No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
Gilbert K. Chesterton   Category: Education

So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.
Judy Chicago   Category: Education

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D'Angelo   Category: Education

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Anthony J. D'Angelo   Category: Education

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey   Category: Education

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

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
Annie Dillard   Category: Education

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Ernest Dimnet   Category: Education

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Walt Disney   Category: Education

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Peter Drucker   Category: Education

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

Education is the transmission of civilization.
Will Durant   Category: Education

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
Ralph Ellison   Category: Education

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett   Category: Education

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes   Category: Education

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
Anatole France   Category: Education

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Erich Fromm   Category: Education

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost   Category: Education

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner   Category: Education

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
A. Bartlett Giamatti   Category: Education

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
Gail Godwin   Category: Education

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman   Category: Education

An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick The Great   Category: Education

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
Al Green   Category: Education

Learn to think continentally.
Alexander Hamilton   Category: Education

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
Edith Hamilton   Category: Education

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris   Category: Education

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Heinrich Heine   Category: Education

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Brad Henry   Category: Education

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins   Category: Education

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

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
Allen Klein   Category: Education

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Category: Education

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Horace Mann   Category: Education

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
Al McGuire   Category: Education

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
Angela Merkel   Category: Education

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
Alice Miller   Category: Education

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
A. A. Milne   Category: Education

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel de Montaigne   Category: Education

Responsibility educates.
Wendell Phillips   Category: Education

Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Alexander Pope   Category: Education

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

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Ernest Renan   Category: Education

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Carl Rogers   Category: Education

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
Will Rogers   Category: Education

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
Will Rogers   Category: Education

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
George Santayana   Category: Education

To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg   Category: Education

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan K. Simpson   Category: Education

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner   Category: Education

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
Muriel Spark   Category: Education