Education quotes page 3
The true education of the child begins from the very moment of its birth. The rudiments
of knowledge are imbibed almost in the course of play.
To earn more, you must learn more.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more
places you'll go.
The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit
the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas
ready-made. The aim is to make "good" citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens.
H. L. Mencken
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Leonardo da Vinci
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is
hammering on cold iron.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The public education system in America is one of the most important foundations of our
democracy. After all, it is where children from all over America learn to be responsible
citizens, and learn to have the skills necessary to take advantage of our fantastic
George W. Bush
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the
use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
The world can never be considered educated until we spend as much on books as we do on
Let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to find out the
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the
unkind. I should not be ungrateful to these teachers.
Most homes valued at over 250,000$ have a library. That should tell us something.
The great end of learning is nothing else but to seek for the lost mind.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
G. K. Chesterton
Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant
enough to be free.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
The most important thing in education is
to make young people think for themselves.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and
infinite in quantity.
You live and learn. Or you don't live long.
Robert A. Heinlein
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats
the beauty and the youth.
If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty
in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions,
then those in power work for us.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who
touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is
the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't
The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the
possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
People should learn Less More and not More Less.
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have
thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery
of your own ignorance.
The purpose of school should be to prepare kids for the rest of their lives, but too often what
kids need to be prepared for is surviving the school day itself.