Education quotes page 2
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
We believe that out of the public school grows the greatness of a nation.
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of
our greatest national
resource - the minds of our children.
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Any one who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not
made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
We learn not in the school, but in life.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher
The moment a student gives up his right of personal judgment, he is in for accepting all the
humbugs of life.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness
which links us with all humanity.
We don't have education, we have inspiration; if I was educated I would be a damn fool.
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher
The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime
income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes
our life in
harmony with all existence.
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people
G. K. Chesterton
I believe in teaching, but I don't believe in going to school.
The junior high schools and high schools of America have forgotten to teach one of the most
important courses of all - investing.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have
education without common sense.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose
wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Life asks us to make measurable progress in reasonable time. That's why they make those
fourth-grade chairs so small.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm S. Forbes
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
The terrible state of public education has paid huge dividends in ignorance. Huge. We now
have a country that can be told blatant lies - easily checkable, blatant lies - and I'm not
talking about the covert workings of the CIA. When we have a terrorist attack, on September
11, 2001 with 19 men - 15 of them are Saudis - and five minutes later the whole country
thinks they're from Iraq — how can you have faith in the public? This is an easily checkable
fact. The whole country is like the O.J. Simpson jurors.
Belief gets in the way of learning.
Robert A. Heinlein
Drop out of school before your mind rots from exposure to our mediocre educational system.
Forget about the Senior Prom and go to the library and educate yourself if you've got any
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not
simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, and inventive.