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132 Powerful Quotes About Education to Inspire Both Teachers and Students

Education is a major source of knowledge. This knowledge can give us a bigger picture of the world around us. It is the beginning not only to accomplishing professional goals but also to personal development. The ability to meet others of a higher educational level in such facilities and learn from them, as well as the experience of starting new relationships with better understanding and communication, all come from education.

The process of learning, the skills, the values are all educational methods for a concrete foundation in life. In the world of professionalism, it is education that has guided people to the path of conquering the ladder of success. It is the key to knowledge and ethics, as it helps us to progress and develop further. Surely hard work always pays off, however education is a must and the most significant starting point. Here you will find a wide variety of education quotes that will inspire one to start, complete or continue his academic studies. Also you will find quotes to remind us all of the influence education has in everyone’s life.

Short Education Quotes

  • The highest result of education is tolerance. Helen Keller
  • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain
  • You can never be overdressed or overeducated. Oscar Wilde
  • Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead
  • Only the educated are free. Epictetus
  • The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch
  • Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats
  • Do you train for passing tests or do you train for creative inquiry? Noam Chomsky
  • I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston S. Churchill
  • An education is not so much about making a living as making a person. Tara Westover
Education quote to make you think.

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

 

Education quote to give you food for thought.

If you can’t count they can cheat you. If you can’t read they can beat you. Toni Morrison

 

Abraham Lincoln quote about education to inspire more reading of good books.

All I have learned, I learned from books. Abraham Lincoln

 

Mark Twain education quote to inspire you.

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. Mark Twain

  • A child who reads will be an adult who thinks. Unknown
  • He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo
  • I don’t want to believe. I want to know. Carl Sagan
  • Ignorance is the parent of fear. Herman Melville
  • Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education. Chuang Tzu
  • The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. Mark Twain
  • All I have learned, I learned from books. Abraham Lincoln
  • To know how to suggest is the art of teaching. Henri Frederic Amiel
  • Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant
  • Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun
  • People think of education as something they can finish. Isaac Asimov
  • All of life is a constant education. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool. Moliere
  • Teachers are the one and only people who save nations. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • It’s what we think we know that keeps us from learning. Claude Bernard
  • Educated men are so impressive! William Shakespeare
  • If you can’t count they can cheat you. If you can’t read they can beat you. Toni Morrison
  • Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. Maya Angelou
  • Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France
  • When mother-cow is chewing grass its young ones watch its mouth. Chinua Achebe
  • A child’s education should begin at least 100 years before he was born. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • The goal of education is to enable individuals to continue their education. John Dewey
Aldous Huxley education quote to make you think.

In a world where education is predominantly verbal, highly educated people find it all but impossible to pay serious attention to anything but words and notions. Aldous Huxley

 

Inspirational quote by Baruch Spinoza about education to give you food for thought.

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. Baruch Spinoza

 

Kofi Annan education quote to inspire you.

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. Kofi Annan

 

Education quote to inspire you.

Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. Maya Angelou

Inspirational Education Quotes

  • Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Aristotle
  • A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special. Nelson Mandela
  • The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. Baruch Spinoza
  • We must be careful not to discourage our twelve-year-olds by making them waste the best years of their lives preparing for examinations. Freeman Dyson
  • Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. E.M. Forster
  • Education is the movement from darkness to light. Allan Bloom
  • Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. Malcolm X
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. Henry Ford
  • The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot. Audre Lorde
  • Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. Confucius
  • To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt
  • Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain. John F. Kennedy
  • There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. Mahatma Gandhi
  • True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their
    own. Nikos Kazantzakis
  • We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there. Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. James Madison
  • If you hate violence and don’t believe in politics, the only major remedy remaining is education. George Orwell
  • Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading. Quintus Septimius Tertullianus
  • Change is the end result of all true learning. Leo Buscaglia

 

Education Quotes For Kids

  • It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
  • By seeking and blundering we learn. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Instruction does much, but encouragement everything. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein
  • The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss
  • The only things you learn are the things you tame. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. Plato
  • Every kid, every minority kid can be so successful if they focus on their education. Magic Johnson
  • There are only three ways to teach a child. The first is by example, the second is by example, the third is by example. Albert Schweitzer
  • Learning is by nature curiosity… prying into everything, reluctant to leave anything, material or immaterial, unexplained. Philo of Alexandria
  • Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life. Confucius
  • Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results. John Dewey
  • The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue … Bruno Bettelheim, The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

 

Education Quotes For Teachers

  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
  • A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence. Bruce Lee
  • Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite
Nelson mandela education quote to give you food for thought.

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

  • Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world’s work, and the power to appreciate life. Brigham Young
  • Everything can be explained to the people, on the single condition that you want them to understand. Frantz Fanon
  • When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men’s [children’s] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. Cicero
  • Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. Plato
  • Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. Plato
  • Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • It’s an universal law– intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. Steven Spielberg
  • The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and not accept, everything they are offered. Jean Piaget
  • Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting. Most people learn best by being “with it,” yet school makes them identify their personal, cognitive growth with elaborate planning and manipulation. Ivan Illich
  • Children are living beings – more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. Rabindranath Tagore
Education quote to give you food for thought.

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life. Plato

 

Funny education quote by Frank Zappa.

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. Frank Zappa

 

William Shakespeare quote about educated men.

Educated men are so impressive! William Shakespeare

Education Quotes For Students

  • Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Mark Twain
  • Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher. Michael Jordan
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi
  • Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning. Anton Chekhov
  • Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased. Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
  • An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
  • I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same… Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. Martha Graham
  • I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read. John Adams
  • Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. Abigail Adams
  • My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. Dylan Thomas
Helen Keller quote to give you food for thought.

The highest result of education is tolerance Helen Keller

Famous Education Quotes

  • Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live. Gustave Flaubert
  • Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. Leonardo da Vinci
  • Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is. Isaac Asimov
  • The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine
  • A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential. Audrey Hepburn
  • Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge. Mark Twain
  • Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. B.F. Skinner
  • I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. Maya Angelou
  • Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. Aristotle
  • The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next. Abraham Lincoln
  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost
  • I am not a teacher, but an awakener. Robert Frost
  • The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark. Thomas Paine
  • The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. Thomas Jefferson
  • Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. Victor Hugo

 

Funny Education Quotes

  • If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. Frank Zappa
  • Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t. Pete Seeger
  • In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards. Mark Twain
  • Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. Mark Twain
  • Some people get an education without going to college. The rest get it after they get out. Mark Twain
  • How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it. Alexandre Dumas
  • A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. Theodore Roosevelt
  • All that I’ve learned, I’ve forgotten. The little that I still know, I’ve guessed. Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort
  • Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it. Stephen Vizinczey

 

Importance Of Education Quotes

  • Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace. Confucius
  • 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
  • Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog. Mark Twain
  • The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus
  • The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life. Plato
  • Our progress as a nation can be not swifter than our progress in education. John F. Kennedy
  • Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. Kofi Annan

 

Long Quotes About 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. Carl Gustav Jung
  • I said to my children, ‘I’m going to work and do everything that I can do to see that you get a good education. I don’t ever want you to forget that there are millions of God’s children who will not and cannot get a good education, and I don’t want you feeling that you are better than they are. For you will never be what you ought to be until they are what they ought to be. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the [yet] unsolved ones. Abraham Lincoln
  • Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. It is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly. Thomas Henry Huxley

 

 

Education Quotes Criticizing the Education System

  • It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. James Baldwin
  • School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is. Ivan Illich
  • What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. Henry David Thoreau
  • I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. Stanley Kubrick
  • It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. Albert Einstein
  • We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation -rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments – and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education. Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don’t know how to be submissive, and so on — because they’re dysfunctional to the institutions. Noam Chomsky
  • In a world where education is predominantly verbal, highly educated people find it all but impossible to pay serious attention to anything but words and notions. Aldous Huxley
  • The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any. Hannah Arendt
  • They’re so cold, these scholars! May lightning strike their food so that their mouths learn how to eat fire! Friedrich Nietzsche
  • One of these grand defects, as I humbly conceive, is this, that children are habituated to learning without understanding. Jonathan Edwards
  • What is the matter with universities is that the students are school children, whereas it is of the very essence of university education that they should be adults. George Bernard Shaw

 

Education Quotes On Images

A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.

A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.

 

Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. Steven Spielberg

Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. Steven Spielberg

 

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. Plato

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. Plato

 

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston S. Churchill

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston S. Churchill

 

Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

 

Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. Maya Angelou.

Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. Maya Angelou.

 

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead.

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead.

 

One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things. Frank Herbert.

One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things. Frank Herbert.

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein

 

Education- the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Mark Twain.

Education- the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Mark Twain.

 

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