Topics - Education


Quote 77Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Quote 200Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Quote 269He who opens a school door, closes a prison. - Victor Hugo
Quote 317Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Quote 318Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Quote 370Education is the transmission of civilization.
Quote 406An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what...
Quote 413Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Quote 763Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Quote 1074Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
Quote 1416An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading...
Quote 1514Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Quote 2038It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Quote 2740The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Quote 2961Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Quote 3118Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Quote 4111Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Quote 4247Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Quote 4753Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Quote 4822Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Quote 4855Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Quote 7592In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Quote 7726If 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.
Quote 7963I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
Quote 7974When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Quote 8022Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Quote 8113Responsibility educates. - Wendell Phillips
Quote 8298Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Quote 8336Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Quote 8412No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true educatio...
Quote 8574The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Quote 8600An educated people can be easily governed. - Alan K. Simpson
Quote 8766To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
Quote 8795The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
Quote 8836Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Quote 8977To 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 n...
Quote 9076I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
Quote 9111Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
Quote 9126I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Quote 9275The 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 wo...
Quote 9287If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
Quote 9288I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
Quote 9371Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Quote 9374The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Quote 9593I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
Quote 9614Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to le...
Quote 10043If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Quote 10210It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
Quote 10412Learn to think continentally. - Alexander Hamilton
Quote 10422America is the best half-educated country in the world.
Quote 10485The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Quote 10788The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Quote 11022I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Quote 11034An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some styl...
Quote 11039To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
Quote 11074Education is all a matter of building bridges.
Quote 11192The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Quote 11274The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Quote 11358Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to gr...
Quote 11399In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
Quote 11726So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.
Quote 11729I 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 wou...
Quote 11892You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
Quote 11994The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Quote 12308It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Quote 12508The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Quote 12942To 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.
Quote 13214Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Quote 13241Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Quote 13371Every educated person is a future enemy. - Martin Bormann
Quote 13803A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
Quote 13912It is always in season for old men to learn. - Aeschylus
Quote 13913No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is comple...
Quote 14036True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Quote 14084Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.