Education Quotes and Education Sayings

In order to survive, and navigate ourselves in this world, we need a sense of experience to do so. Education is the action by which society transfer skills, values, and knowledge from generation to generation, which has a lasting impact on our development. Education can be obtained from institutions, self-education by observation, reading books, experimenting and interacting with people.

Education provides us with a stable life, we can utilize our knowledge to find a job which leads to financial independence. It provides us with confidence, by making it easier to express opinions and views. Education also makes the world a better place by making us better citizens, with a capita income, we are able to participate in economic activities, contributing our unique skills and talents, which will overall lead to a prosperous nation.

Find motivational and inspirational education quotes and education sayings from philosophers, educators, famous advocates and others expressing their thoughts on education, the importance of education, inspiring educator quotes,  and much more.

 


 

William R. Francis- The journey seems long and hard at beginning

William R. Francis- The journey seems long and hard at beginning

While the journey seems long and hard at the beginning with perseverance and dedication the rewards at the end last a lifetime. ― William R. Francis Source: Baylor College of Medicine
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Albert Einstein- School failed me

Albert Einstein- School failed me

School failed me, and I failed the school. It bored me. The teachers behaved like Feldwebel (sergeants). I wanted to learn what I wanted to know, but they wanted me to learn for the exam -Albert Einstein  Source: William Hermanns, Albert Einstein (1983). “Einstein and the Poet: In Search of the Cosmic Man”, Branden Publishing Company
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Noam Chomsky- Organization and education

Noam Chomsky- Organization and education

Organization and education, when they interact with each other, they strengthen each other, they are mutually supportive.      Noam Chomsky
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Aristotle- Education is the best provision for old age

Aristotle- Education is the best provision for old age

Education is the best provision for old age.      Aristotle
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Tom Brokaw- Your degree to change the world

Tom Brokaw- Your degree to change the world

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.      Tom Brokaw
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Newton D. Baker- Graduating but never stop learning

Newton D. Baker- Graduating but never stop learning

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. Newton D. Baker
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Haruki Murakami- The most important thing we learn at school

Haruki Murakami- The most important thing we learn at school

The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can't be learned at school. Haruki Murakami
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Bill Watterson-  I never learn what I want to know

Bill Watterson- I never learn what I want to know

I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know. Bill Watterson
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Shannon L. Alder-  I don't argue with fools; I educate

Shannon L. Alder- I don’t argue with fools; I educate

I don't argue with fools; I educate. Shannon L. Alder
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Harry Wong- The most important day of a person's education

Harry Wong- The most important day of a person’s education

The most important day of a person's education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.      Harry Wong
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Oscar Wilde- You can never be overdressed or overeducated

Oscar Wilde- You can never be overdressed or overeducated

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.      Oscar Wilde
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A sense of curiosity- Smiley Blanton

A sense of curiosity- Smiley Blanton

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.      Smiley Blanton
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Creativity is the key to success in the future - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Creativity is the key to success in the future – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Browse All Quote Topics
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Robert Green- Common Sense better than education

Robert Green- Common Sense better than education

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert Green
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Education is Luxury in Columbia-  Shakira

Education is Luxury in Columbia- Shakira

In Colombia, education is sometimes considered a luxury, not a human right. And it's not a priority in the agendas of many leaders. Shakira
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Compete in Today's Economy Without Degree -Bobby Scott

Compete in Today’s Economy Without Degree -Bobby Scott

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree. Bobby Scott
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Cleanliness and order - Benjamin Disraeli

Cleanliness and order – Benjamin Disraeli

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.      Benjamin Disraeli
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The classroom should be an entrance into the world- John Ciardi

The classroom should be an entrance into the world- John Ciardi

The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.      John Ciardi
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There are some lessons you can never find in a classroom- Gugu Mona

There are some lessons you can never find in a classroom- Gugu Mona

There are some lessons you can never find in a classroom, hence you need to learn from every person and every situation that you encounter.      Gugu Mona
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Every child has a different learning style and pace- Robert John Meehan

Every child has a different learning style and pace- Robert John Meehan

Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding.      Robert John Meehan
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Children learning by force and harshness- Plato

Children learning by force and harshness- Plato

Do not train children to learn by force and 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
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Children have to be educated Then Left- Ernest Dimnet

Children have to be educated Then Left- Ernest Dimnet

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.      Ernest Dimnet
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Cheating in school is a form of self-deception- James E. Faust

Cheating in school is a form of self-deception- James E. Faust

Cheating in school is a form of self-deception. We go to school to learn. We cheat ourselves when we coast on the efforts and scholarship of someone else.      James E. Faust
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Education is the most powerful weapon- Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon- Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
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Edwin Lefevre-Being broke is a very efficient educational agency.

Edwin Lefevre-Being broke is a very efficient educational agency.

Being broke is a very efficient educational agency. Edwin Lefevre
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J. Cole- School Is A Good Place

J. Cole- School Is A Good Place

School is a good place - it ain't for everybody, but I think it's for most people. J. Cole Source: djbooth.net
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J. Cole- College Isn't  For Everyone

J. Cole- College Isn’t For Everyone

College isn't in everyone's hearts. I am living proof, though, that school doesn't mess up your plans. It gives you more experiences to write about. J. Cole
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Chanakya- Learning From Others

Chanakya- Learning From Others

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves!      Chanakya
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Aristotle- The Fruit of Hard Work

Aristotle- The Fruit of Hard Work

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
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Fred Allen- Law School Humor

Fred Allen- Law School Humor

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. Fred Allen
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Natalie Portman-- On Education

Natalie Portman– On Education

I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.
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German Proverb On Learning

German Proverb On Learning

"What little Hans did not learn, big Hans does not know."
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Rene Descartes Quote On Improving The Mind

Rene Descartes Quote On Improving The Mind

In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate. Rene Descartes In other words, it is less important for us to learn, than to contemplate. Modern day education allows students to memorize then recite on examination. Where the focus should be on teaching students how to apply what they learn effectively. This quote puts a value on philosophical learning. Contemplative is focus on a deeper understanding of the world because its filled with exploration. In
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Baltasar Graciá Quote On True Knowledge

Baltasar Graciá Quote On True Knowledge

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live. Baltasar Graciá In a world of excess information, we must filter out the "true knowledge". We must learn things that are necessary and important to help us live well.
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John Locke on education

John Locke on education

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it. -John Locke In order to live our best in this world, we must have knowledge of it. This includes knowledge of getting food, clothing, money, surroundings etc. The phrase "fence against the world" means having knowledge is the best protection(defense) against evil. Learning this early is valuable for a young person. As John Locke stated, "into which a young gentleman should enter'd by degrees, as he can bear it;
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Burk Hudson- Perfection is Not a Destination

Burk Hudson- Perfection is Not a Destination

Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.      Burk Hudson
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Pele- Lack of Education and Manipulation

Pele- Lack of Education and Manipulation

If you don't give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them.     Pele 
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Glenn Doman Quote On Children Learning

Glenn Doman Quote On Children Learning

Children want to learn to the degree that they are unable to distinguish learning from fun. They keep this attitude until we adults convince them that learning is not fun.       Glenn Doman
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Being Ignorant and Unwilling To Learn

Benjamin Franklin Quote On Being Ignorant and Unwilling To Learn

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
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Albert Einstein On Teaching

Albert Einstein On Teaching

I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. Albert Einstein
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Sarah Caldwell- Learn Everything You Can

Sarah Caldwell- Learn Everything You Can

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.      Sarah Caldwell
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Daniel Boorstin Quote On Education

Daniel Boorstin Quote On Education

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. Daniel Boorstin
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Benjamin Franklin- Knowledge is the Best Investment

Benjamin Franklin- Knowledge is the Best Investment

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- The Secret of a True Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson- The Secret of a True Scholar

Shall I tell you a secret of a true scholar? It is this: every man I meet is my master in some point and in that I learn from him. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Euripides- Learning In Youth

Euripides- Learning In Youth

Whos neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides 
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Plato- The Base of Learning

Plato- The Base of Learning

All learning has an emotional base.       Plato
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Doris Lessing Quote On Learning

Doris Lessing Quote On Learning

That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.     Doris Lessing  
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Mark Twain- Formal education and Learning

Mark Twain- Formal education and Learning

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.       -Mark Twain
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Henry Ford- Learning Keeps The Mind Young

Henry Ford- Learning Keeps The Mind Young

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.   Henry Ford
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Abigail Adams Quote On Learning

Abigail Adams Quote On Learning

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.  Abigail Adams
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Leo Buscaglia- Connection Between Time For Learning and Play

Leo Buscaglia- Connection Between Time For Learning and Play

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.       Leo Buscaglia
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Madeline Hunter- Expecting Children To Learn The Same Material

Madeline Hunter- Expecting Children To Learn The Same Material

Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing.       Madeline Hunter
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George Evans- Students Cannot Learn The Same Way

George Evans- Students Cannot Learn The Same Way

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.     George Evans  
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Alvin Toffler- Education in the 21st Century

Alvin Toffler- Education in the 21st Century

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.       Alvin Toffler
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Mortimer Adler- The Purpose of Learning

Mortimer Adler- The Purpose of Learning

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.       Mortimer Adler
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Eartha Kitt- Learning Throughout Life

Eartha Kitt- Learning Throughout Life

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.       Eartha Kitt
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Clay P. Bedford Quote On Continuance Learning

Clay P. Bedford Quote On Continuance Learning

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. Clay P. Bedford
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Jiddu Krishnamurti- Education Never Ends

Jiddu Krishnamurti- Education Never Ends

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Winston Churchill- Always Ready To Learn

Winston Churchill- Always Ready To Learn

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Teaching and Learning

Benjamin Franklin Quote On Teaching and Learning

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Learning

Benjamin Franklin Quote On Learning

Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own.  Benjamin Franklin
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Francis Bacon Quote: Knowledge is Power

Francis Bacon Quote: Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is power.      Francis Bacon  Source: Meditationes Sacrae (1597)
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quote On Failure and Learning

Friedrich Nietzsche Quote On Failure and Learning

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Robert M. Maciver Quote On Educating a Woman

Robert M. Maciver Quote On Educating a Woman

When you educate a man you educate an individual. When you educate a woman you educate a whole family. Robert M. Maciver
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Eleanor Roosevelt- The Future Belongs To Those Who Believe in Their Dreams

Eleanor Roosevelt- The Future Belongs To Those Who Believe in Their Dreams

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Nicholas Murray Butler- America Being Half-Educated

Nicholas Murray Butler- America Being Half-Educated

America is the best half-educated country in the world. Nicholas Murray Butler
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Thomas Jefferson Quote On Valuable Citizens

Thomas Jefferson Quote On Valuable Citizens

Cultivators are the most valuable citizens…they are tied to their country. Thomas Jefferson  
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Robert Reid- Education System for Kids With ADHD

Robert Reid- Education System for Kids With ADHD

If we run every class the way we run it for kids with ADHD, we’d probably have a much stronger education system. Robert Reid
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Kathleen Patel Quote On Ignorance and Education

Kathleen Patel Quote On Ignorance and Education

With ignorance comes fear- from fear comes bigotry. Education is the key to acceptance.      Kathleen Patel
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Albert Einstein- Everyone is a Genius

Albert Einstein- Everyone is a Genius

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid. Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein -Logic and Imagination

Albert Einstein -Logic and Imagination

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein 
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Jim Rohn Quote On Education

Jim Rohn Quote On Education

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
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Elbert Hubbard- Civilized Country if More Money is Spent On Books

Elbert Hubbard- Civilized Country if More Money is Spent On Books

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. Elbert Hubbard
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Groucho Marx- Television Being Educational

Groucho Marx- Television Being Educational

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go into the library and read a good book. Groucho Marx
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Dr. Seuss- The Power Of Reading

Dr. Seuss- The Power Of Reading

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss Source: I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
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Robert Frost Quote On Education

Robert Frost Quote On Education

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost
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Zig Ziglar- Use Your Ability

Zig Ziglar- Use Your Ability

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. Zig Ziglar
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Cicero Quote On Education and Ability

Cicero Quote On Education and Ability

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. Cicero
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Charles Swindoll- Attitude is More Important Than Money, Education, ​and Appearance

Charles Swindoll- Attitude is More Important Than Money, Education, ​and Appearance

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. Charles Swindoll
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Mike Finley- Graduation at any Age

Mike Finley- Graduation at any Age

Keep this in mind, graduation can take place at any age and it can certainly happen more than once in your lifetime. Mike Finley
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Nelson Mandela Quote Learning and Arrogance

Nelson Mandela Quote Learning and Arrogance

The more informed you are, the less arrogant and aggressive you are. Nelson Mandela
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B. C. Forbes Quote On Acquiring Judgment

B. C. Forbes Quote On Acquiring Judgment

Judgment can be acquired only by acute observation, by actual experience in the school of life, by ceaseless alertness to learn from others, by study of the activities of men who have made notable marks, by striving to analyze the everyday play of causes and effects, by constant study of human nature. B. C. Forbes
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