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The Best Quotes About Education

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A list of the best education quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous education quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic education quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational education quotes from that same writer.

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    Only the educated are free. Epictetus

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    Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

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    We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Education is not received. It is achieved.

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    The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced. John Ruskin

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    A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.

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    Education is hanging around until you've caught on. Robert Frost

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    The world is run by C students.

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    Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. John F. Kennedy

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    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn

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    The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time. Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours. Benjamin Disraeli

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    I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. John W. Gardner

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    Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs. Florence King

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    A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. Horace Mann

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    If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks. Maria Montessori

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    Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices. Laurence J. Peter

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    Wisdom, Niko thought as he leaned his cheek against his long-handled rake, cannot be had without price. Janet Morris

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    To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt

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    Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel

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    An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all Socrates

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    Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.

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    There's a new tribunal now higher than God's --The educated man s! Robert Browning

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    An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. Anatole France

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    Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots. Karl Kraus

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    They know enough who know how to learn. Henry Adams

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    Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be? Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind. Plato

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    The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead. Aristotle

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    Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle

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    The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. Harold Rosenberg

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    Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations. Maya Angelou

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    Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors. Louisa May Alcott

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    Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs. John Ruskin

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    All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind. Logan Pearsall Smith

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    What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul. Joseph Addison

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    What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real. George Bernard Shaw

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    The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. George Santayana

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    There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. John Adams

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    The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. Wendell Phillips

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    The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle

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    Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. Aristotle

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    The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it. John Locke

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    A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn. Sir John Lubbock, 1st Baronet

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    I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth. Martin Luther

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    Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty. James Madison

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    Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world. Malcolm X

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    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men -- the balance-wheel of the social machinery. Horace Mann

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