Popular Quotes and Sayings about Education

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving. ~Russell Green

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. ~G. M. Trevelyan

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. ~Frank Leahy

She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life. ~John Mason Brown

To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. ~Mary Pettibone Poole

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

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

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. ~Herbert Spencer

So much is a man worth as he esteems himself. ~Francois Rabelais

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? ~Dr. Robert Schuller

The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing. ~R. D. Hitchcock

A bully is not reasonable - he is persuaded only by threats. ~Marie De France

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. ~James A. Garfield

Above all things, reverence yourself. ~Pythagoras

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. ~Mahatma Gandhi

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. ~Alec Bourne

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

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

Goodness is the only investment that never fails. ~Henry David Thoreau

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure. ~Russell Baker

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower