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Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Educational quotes

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.   Nelson Mandela 

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

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.  Mark Twain

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

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

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. 
Albert Einstein 

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. 

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

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

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. 
Clifford Stoll 
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. 
Robert Green Ingersoll 

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

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

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

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

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Alvin Toffler 

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

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

Change is the end result of all true learning. Leo Buscaglia

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

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

Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. Robert Frost

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

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

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

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

Education is all a matter of building bridges. Ralph Ellison

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 

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

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

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

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance. Abigail Van Buren
You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
Tammy Faye Bakker 

Every educated person is a future enemy.  Martin Bormann 

It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed. 
Harvey S. Firestone 

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

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 

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else. Cornelius Vanderbilt 




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