903 Inspiring Quotes about Education

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School education will grant you a job. Development in life will grant you wise brain.

— Sameh Elsayed

Life is a journey, education is our pleasure and our memory.

— Debasish Mridha

The challenge to people like me is, how do you use your capabilities and resources to help support things that are important to you, whether it’s the arts or education or homelessness?

— Brian Moynihan

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

— Cornelius Vanderbilt

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think – rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.

— James Beattie

Fine arts education in public schools is really abysmal. The same emphasis should be put on music, theater, dance – anything creative – that’s put on math and science.

— Maren Morris

Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent.

— George Bernard Shaw

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.

— Rabindranath Tagore

People think of education as something they can finish.

— Isaac Asimov

if education doesn’t solve a problem, then it is a problem; If the educated do not solve problems, then they are the problems.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

The test and the use of man’s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.

— Jacques Barzun

The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame

— Terry Pratchett

If we are to rise as real Sapiens, we must work towards spreading education among the masses.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

If you don’t give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them.

— Pele

No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner.

— Lou Holtz

Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status.

— Ken Robinson

But what is the point of education at all? Is it merely to cultivate the capacity of memory, passing examinations and getting a job and all the rest, or is education something entirely different? Something more!

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

The U.S. tries to provide immigrants who grow up here with a world-class education and imbue them with the can-do attitude that has long defined American innovation.

— Gary Locke

Future public education will require involvement and collaboration among various local, civic, private and nonprofit entities, a concept I like to refer to as ‘community entrepreneurship.’

— Donald Bren

Nothing but education defines the future of a person and the future of a nation.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

It simply is not true that everything is now on the Internet, but it is true that the digital resources available through the Internet have enormous potential for education and even for self-empowerment of individuals.

— Robert Darnton

There is no greater education than one that is self-driven.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

My mom said once that education was a privilege not afforded to everyone, but she was wrong–it wasn’t a privilege. It was our right. We had the right to a future.

— Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds

Librarians are essential players in the information revolution because they level that field. They enable those without money or education to read and learn the same things as the billionaire and the PhD.

— Marilyn Johnson, This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All

We walked through the streets with our protectors. We wore our dresses. We gave up our education because that was the price of safety. That was the bargain we made with the devil we knew to escape the devil we didn’t.

— C.J. Redwine, Deliverance

A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth. From this almost mystic affirmation there comes what may seem a strange conclusion: that education must start from birth.

— Maria Montessori

Being a native of Spain, the country to which I owe much of my education and cultural background, I was deeply influenced by my great predecessor Santiago Ramon y Cajal.

— Severo Ochoa

By continuing to increase teacher recruitment and training – and ameliorating wages and working conditions – we will be able to shore up the weaknesses of the French education system.

— Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

Self education leads to self-development and self-liberation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.

— Aldo Leopold

In America today, a young person needs more education after high school just to have a chance to make it in the middle class. Not a guarantee, just a chance to make it.

— Elizabeth Warren

No one can become really educated without having pursued some study in which he took no interest. For it is part of education to interest ourselves in subjects for which we have no aptitude.

— T. S. Eliot

Either way, it will cost you. You will for pay for your education or pay for your ignorance.

— Kathy McClary

This is a universal human dream – that brains, not brawn, will rule – and the fact that America has the world’s finest institutions of higher education may be our greatest single national asset.

— David Ignatius

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

True education makes you humble and gives you power.

— Debasish Mridha

Though we loved school, we hadn’t realized how important education was until the Taliban tried to stop us. Going to school, reading and doing our homework wasn’t just a way of passing time, it was our future.

— Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success.

— Alan Autry

Free and quality education is a fundamental liberty

— Anwar Ibrahim

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

— John W. Gardner

Parents’ transmit their attitude towards education to children via soundless, aphonic messages.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

The principal goal of education in schools is to teach students basic knowledge and kindle mindsets that know how to think better and to understand the world in which they live.

— Debasish Mridha

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time.

— Marlo Thomas

There’s something unsettling about the education of a child who comfortably enumerates the rules for surviving zombie apocalypse but finds it uncomfortable to enumerate the rules of his grandparents’ faith, if he knows them.

— Amity Shlaes

The most important purpose of education is to learn how to find the beauty of life.

— Debasish Mridha

the difference between the old and the new education being) in a word, the old was a kind of propagation – men transmitting manhood to men; the new is merely propaganda.

— C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man

Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments.

— Monica O Montgomery

A good education must expose knowledge gaps and increase the hunger for further inquiries.A good education is not complete.

— Magnus Nwagu Amudi

Often religious education teaches us to conform and creates a psychological prison which is difficult to escape.

— Debasish Mridha

A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.

— Anne Bishop, Daughter of the Blood

To submit one’s self to one’s gift is to submit oneself to education and self-development and to devote enough time to improve one’s gift

— Sunday Adelaja

Speaking of Newton but also commenting more broadly on education and the Enlightenment: “I have seen a professor of mathematics only because he was great in his vocation, buried like a king who had done well by his subjects.

— Voltaire

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

I want to urge you very strongly to travel as much as you can, and to evolve yourself as an internationalist. It’s as important a part of your education as a radical as the reading of any book.

— Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance that imitation is suicide that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘Tis education forms the common mind Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

Assuming that all ‘unschooled’ people to lack education is akin to assuming that a salary is the only means to make money, or, that a vagina or a penis is the only source of an orgasm.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Schooling will give you knowledge to make your living, but education is for living a life.

— Debasish Mridha

We do not trust educated people and rarely, alas, produce them, for we do not trust the independence of mind which alone makes a genuine education possible.

— James Baldwin, Nobody Knows My Name

Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine.

— John Baldacci

It’s shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans.

— Mel Martinez

Sizing up succinctly his lack of formal education compared with his determination to learn from others, the author writes, “I went to college with every person I ever met.

— Chris Gardner

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.

— Edmund Barton

Everything from who sits on your local board of education to the prosecutors and judicial appointments in your area and much more are all impacted by who holds political office.

— Al Sharpton

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

— Emma Goldman

Sex education in the modern manner has been well-described as plumbing for hedonists.

— George F. Will, The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America’s Fabric

Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis.

— J. B. Pritzker

When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens.

— Michael Badnarik

Feeding the poor will not eradicate poverty, but feeding the mind with true education will.

— Debasish Mridha

A genuine education must somehow serve the wings of spirit and imagination that each child brings to life.

— Michael Meade, The Genius Myth

I believe strongly in the power of arts education to engage and empower young people.

— Heather Watts

In the state of Wisconsin it’s mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.

— Gaylord Nelson

To get matured, you must have an education in the School of Solitude!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

What we must remember above all in the education of our children is that their love of life should never weaken.

— Natalia Ginzburg, The Little Virtues

Our education system is today run by left-wing elitists who believe the US is too big, too arrogant, and must be reigned-in… Real sad.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary that education accompany life during its whole course.

— Maria Montessori

he had offered some of his own background. A youth in the South. An education in the North. Bred for life in the East. Trying not to die in the West.

— Mary Doria Russell, Doc

The biggest problem of the world is not lack of education but brainwashing of innocent children by the religion institutes in the name of education. Brainwashing of innocent children no less a violence.

— Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

In large States public education will always be extremely mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is at best only mediocre.

— Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human

Experience does for the soul what education does for the mind.

— Casey Neistat

I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.

— Wilma Mankiller

What is defeat? Nothing but education nothing but the first step to something better.

— Wendell Phillips

After one Olympics, if we invest in sports and say we will get a gold medal in the next Olympic, it doesn’t work like that in sports. How it works is that you provide the infrastructure, provide education about nutrition and health.

— Mahendra Singh Dhoni

We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy.

— James E. Rogers

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about people in the past are a form of injustice.

— Jacques Barzun, From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present

As education becomes dematerialized, demonetized and democratized, every man, woman and child on the planet will be able to reap the benefits of knowledge. We’re rapidly heading toward a world of education abundance.

— Peter Diamandis

If you think education is expensive – try ignorance.

— Derek Bok

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.

— Daniel Webster

Still reading but learning a lot about true education and the process of guiding our children in their educational pursuits.

— Oliver DeMille

Chris Salamone is the founder of the LeadAmerica Foundation and extends a remarkable amount of financial support to fund the education of more than 300 children in Haiti.

— Chris Salamone

One of the great failings of the American education system (in our view) is that young people can graduate from university without any understanding of poverty at home or abroad.

— Nicholas D. Kristof, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

There was a day when writers actually read, ” he grumbles. “They could quote Keats and Socrates. Now anyone with a keyboard and a fifth-grade education can call themselves a writer.

— J. Lincoln Fenn, Poe

There’s no doubt who was a leader in space after the Apollo Program. Nobody came close to us. And our education system, in science, technology, engineering and math, was at the top of the world. It’s no longer there. We’re descending rather rapidly.

— Buzz Aldrin

Your nation needs you. Your world needs you. So, use your education to become endowed with muscles of iron and nerves of steel.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

I was a coach, and I put a lot of education and experience into coaching.

— John Madden

Many schools today are sacrificing social studies, the arts and physical education so children can cover basic subjects like math, English and science.

— Geoffrey Canada

Girls’ education is a human right. And along with its fundamental justice, it promises so much for the individual, for her family, for society, for all of us.

— Ann Cotton

The prime purpose of education is to enhance the ability to think better.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

We will fiercely challenge those forces within the education establishment who impede innovation in our schools and who protect and defend inequality and institutional failure.

— Campbell Brown

The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work.

— William Masters

The essence of education is not to get a certificate or job but, to be a holistically developed person who can positively impact the society.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

True education is more powerful than money or weapons. It is the key to a magical land where nothing is impossible.

— Debasish Mridha

There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil – a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

— Alan Greenspan

True education gives a child wings to fly in his imaginative blue sky.

— Debasish Mridha

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.

— Liberty Hyde Bailey

Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.

— Richard Diaz

Young men in my day really stepped up… These were champions for freedom, equality, and justice for all human beings, and they were educated individuals that used their education and knowledge to represent their case.

— Jim Brown

A good education should leave much to be desired.

— Alan Gregg

How can you showcase your unique expertise, valuable experience, and strong education without sounding egotistical?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

The primary goal of management education was, as originally conceived, to impart knowledge that could be applied to a variety of real-world business situations.

— Warren Bennis

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

— Henry Adams

We need both Socrates and Aristotle in the search for knowledge, but in education today there is too much Aristotle and too little Socrates.

— Gregory J.E. Rawlins, Compared to What?: An Introduction to the Anaylsis of Algorithms

My parents were nonmaterialistic. They believed that money without knowledge was worthless, that education tempered with religion was the way to climb out of poverty in America, and over the years they were proven right.

— James McBride, The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother

The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.

— Plato

…education has always meant the initiation of the young into the social and spiritual inheritance of the community: in other words, education has meant the transmission of culture.

— Christopher Henry Dawson, Understanding Europe

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.André Chevalier

— Nikki Sex, Bound and Freed Boxed Set

To be sure, American higher education is a diverse ecosystem, comprising institutions of all sizes, price tags, and mission statements.

— Gordon Gee

I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world.

— Steve Case

True education is enlightenment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

They say education has no end. If you still disagree with this, here is a better way to take it in; “Education has an end that never comes”.

— Israelmore Ayivor

The world needs the kind of education by means of which character is formed, strength of the mind is increased and the human intellect is expanded beyond its own limits.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

Today’s public education system is a failed monopoly: bureaucratic rigid and in unsteady control of dissatisfied captive markets.

— David T. Kearns

Your education is your life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Even those who do not, or cannot, avail themselves of a scientific education, choose to benefit from the technology that is made possible by the scientific education of others.

— Richard Dawkins, A Devil’s Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love

True education will shape your life, but if you ignore education you will be punished by your life.

— Debasish Mridha

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?

— Cesar Chavez

Let’s make sure that we are working for age-appropriate sex education in our school system.

— Wendy Davis

True education is the ultimate secret of a successful life.

— Debasish Mridha

The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.

— John Dewey

We are all born with a muscle for courage, but our education has wasted it away.

— Will Jelbert, The Happiness Animal

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

— Sydney J. Harris

Paying the high cost of education is better than paying the high price of ignorance.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Fashion sells education is sold.

— Amit Abraham

Computer science education cannot make anybody an expert programmer any more than studying brushes and pigment can make somebody an expert painter.

— Eric Raymond

my first recommendation to people in charge of science education is, more money for public libraries and museums. Public libraries and museums ought to be as common as schools.

— Freeman Dyson, From Eros to Gaia

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.

— Marshall McLuhan

I’ve always believed in the importance of education and continuing to learn throughout every stage of life.

— Muhtar Kent

The importance of education is ingrained in Scottish history.

— Nicola Sturgeon

The idea of education has been so tied to schools, universities, and professors that many assume there is no other way, but education is available to anyone within reach of a library, a post office, or even a newsstand.

— Louis L’Amour

Marriage can wait, education cannot.

— Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

Be educated. Only true education and wisdom can lighten the burdens of your life and fill it with joy and happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

The real plague is willful ignorance and education can’t cure that.

— Marty Rubin

Segregation has no place in the education system.

— Richard Dawkins

Except for the grace of God, I would be nobody – and that grace is the opposite of merit – human labour, education or human wisdom.

— T. B. Joshua

The authorities of this so-called education take pride in their ship shape structure where they manufacture dumb manikins.

— Abhijit Naskar

Getting an early education and then continuing it throughout life is a brilliant way to achieve success and live a purposeful life.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Public justice is the greatest kind of show, my brother. Drama. Suspense. And best of all education en masse.

— Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

I think a lot of people will be liberated from a lot of oppressive manufacturing jobs, or a lot of service jobs, because they’ll be done by computers. There’ll be the world’s best education available online and free.

— Tyler Cowen

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

— Steve Irwin

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.

— John Glenn

Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market.

— Janet Napolitano

The military was providing him (George H.W. Bush) with an education that was not available at Andover or Yale.

— George W. Bush, 41: A Portrait of My Father

I can think of another quickie education for a child, which, in its way, is almost as salutary: Meeting a human being who is tremendously respected by the adult world, and realizing that that person is actually a malicious lunatic.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

I owe the little formal education I got to my drama teacher, Mr. Pickett, who got us to read Shakespeare, Moliere, and other classics.

— Dennis Quaid

Teachers say their schools of education did not adequately prepare them for the classroom. They would have welcomed more mentoring and feedback in their early years.

— Arne Duncan

It was a slow understanding that the lack of education in a country like Somalia creates these huge social problems.

— Amanda Lindhout

Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.

— Gouverneur Morris

An environment-based education movement–at all levels of education–will help students realize that school isn’t supposed to be a polite form of incarceration, but a portal to the wider world.

— Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

The philosophic aim of education must be to get each one out of his isolated class and into the one humanity. Prudence and responsibility are not middle-class virtues but human virtues.

— Paul Goodman

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.

— Ellen Key

Smart financial planning – such as budgeting, saving for emergencies, and preparing for retirement – can help households enjoy better lives while weathering financial shocks. Financial education can play a key role in getting to these outcomes.

— Ben Bernanke

About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman’s education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.

— Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That

Like health care, education is something worth spending on and worth investing in, but we’re spending more and getting less.

— Tom Golisano

Investing in science education and curiosity-driven research is investing in the future.

— Ahmed Zewail

I believe that any type of education can be great, but an education about ourselves can create something wonderful. I am a comedian, but people have called me a motivational speaker. I don’t really consider myself that at all.

— Andy Andrews

The U.S. can still maintain research institutions, such as Caltech, that are the envy of the world, yet it would be hubristic and naive to think that this position is sustainable without investing in science education and basic research.

— Ahmed Zewail

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

— Isaac Asimov

I think education is both using and improving knowledge and that changes the whole picture.

— William Glasser

Many of our elected officials have virtually handed the keys to our schools over to corporate interests. Presidential commissions on education are commonly chaired by the executives of large companies.

— Alfie Kohn, The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and “Tougher Standards”

In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country.

— Bobby Scott

I call therefore a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices both private and public, of peace and war.

— John Milton, Of Education

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

Catholic education and law schools provide me with a lot of miserable people as psychotherapy clients. I should be grateful. These people are looking for rescue from their education.

— Brad Blanton, Radical Honesty : How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth

I don’t come from a lot of money and wasn’t going to get an academic scholarship, so the only way to afford an education was to allow the military to supplement it.

— Jon Huertas

Education today more than ever before must see clearly the dual objectives: education for living and educating for making a living.

— James Mason Wood

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do.

— Wynton Marsalis

The real education is the reality of how well you live life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves.

— Oprah Winfrey

One of the great failings of our education system is that we tend to focus on those who are succeeding in exams, and there are plenty of them. But what we should also be looking at, and a lot more urgently, is those who fail.

— Michael Morpurgo

We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.

— Earl Warren

The real education never ends.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.

— Charles B. Rangel

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

Corruption in education leads to some people getting highly educated and then these people support the uneducated to rule over the illiterate masses.

— Amit Abraham

I went to Catholic school throughout my whole academic life. In fact, my children – my husband and I and our children in my own family now have over 100 years of Catholic education among us.

— Nancy Pelosi

The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.

— Claiborne Pell

Theories and goals of education don’t matter a whit if you do not consider your students to be human beings.

— Lou Ann Walker

So many things in my continuing education are learned by going where I have to go and doing what I have to do. Therefore, my only answer is: “I guess I’ll find out.

— Dean Koontz, Odd Interlude: A Special Odd Thomas Adventure

For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one’s literary education very incomplete.

— Lafcadio Hearn

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.

— Alexandre Dumas

My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding.

— Dalai Lama

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

— Plato

Since most American students cannot simply pay their full tuition out of pocket, financing a college education often takes the form of loans, both private and from the government.

— Charles B. Rangel

… education is the second food a parent can give a child.

— Uzoma Nnadi

A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers.

— Gwendolyn Brooks

Real education doesn’t make your life easy. It complicates things and makes everything messy and disturbing. But the alternative, Elloren Gardner, is to live your life based on injustice and lies.

— Laurie Forest, The Black Witch

True education begins after you are done with formal education.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

If students get a sound education in the history, social effects and psychological biases of technology, they may grow to be adults who use technology rather than be used by it.

— Neil Postman

Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don’t begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.

— Bob Ehrlich

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

— George Santayana

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

— H.G. Wells

The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.

— Bernie Sanders

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

— Robert M. Hutchins

[T]eaching has been for me an education (Lord knows what it has been for my students).

— Howard Nemerov

I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice.

— Two Chainz

Education reform has as its main purpose to make sure that the education delivered is of quality.

— Enrique Pena Nieto

I liked learning but the challenge was that my mother’s need to turn education into a competition was ruining the experience for me.

— S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That’s what I planned to do with my life.

— Clay Aiken

The first education to be a good chemist is to do well in high school science courses. Then, you go to college to really become a chemist. You want to take science and math. Those are the main things.

— Mario J. Molina

True education should enhance the power of the imagination.

— Debasish Mridha

Unless children have strong education and strong families and strong communities and decent housing, it’s not enough to go sit in at a lunch counter.

— Marian Wright Edelman

A system of education is not one thing, nor does it have a single definite object, nor is it a mere matter of schools. Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life.

— Dean Kamen

All the studies and all the research in the field of criminology affirm that prison education is the least expensive and most effective solution to overcrowding and strain on the budget caused by recevidism.

— Christopher Zoukis, College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons

America’s education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next.

— Nicholas Kristof

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

If you eat, breathe and grow, two things are happening—which have little to do with either air or burgers. You are receiving an education and your “spirit” is being formed. To be alive is to be formed.

— Gary W. Moon

But if life were a mellow elementary school run by well-meaning education Ph.D.s, the Deliverator’s report card would say: “Hiro is so bright and creative but needs to work harder on his cooperation skills.

— Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash

It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I cannot believe that my generation may very well have been the last one to have sex education in schools that was truly the complete and total package. I mean what are we doing? Are we in the future, but acting like it’s The Dark Ages?

— Sheryl Lee Ralph

The most obvious purpose of college education is to help students acquire information and knowledge by acquainting them with facts, theories, generalizations, principles, and the like. This purpose scarcely requires justification.

— Derek Bok

self-education is the education of your inner infinite creative resources and essential to get if you want to live a life of freedom, abundance and fulfillment.

— Deepak Burfiwala, Self-Ignorance Is Your Problem. Self-Awareness Is Your Solution.: Success Is Your Birthright! Life Is Yours and You Are the Pilot of It, Do Something about It.

You know you are capitalism’s ideal puppet (and that education betrayed you) when winning the lottery is your only chance to realizing financial freedom.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Some people get an education without going to college. The rest get it after they get out.

— Mark Twain

It is really important that we promote competitive support in schools. It is very important that we recognise that has to be underpinned by good quality physical education and by getting people into patterns of exercise.

— Sebastian Coe

My understanding is that Kansas, Massachusetts, they’ve been more pioneers on the special education side.

— Margaret Spellings

A good education is another name for happiness.

— Ann Plato

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

Your education is one of the greatest treasures you can ever acquire and something no one can ever take away from you.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

To pine for the days before public education became a practical reality is to pine for an America held back by mass ignorance and mass illiteracy.

— Timothy Noah

If you are born on this planet, we want to make sure you get the kind of education you actually deserve.

— Sharad Vivek Sagar

We don’t have the money in America to keep paying for the education of everybody else’s children from around the world. We simply don’t have the financial resources to do that.

— Mo Brooks

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.

— G.K. Chesterton

I can see education is everywhere, and many people were educated. But I realize that common sense is not that common.

— Nurudeen Ushawu

True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.

— David O. McKay

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.

— Walter Annenberg

A quality education prepares you to make a living, make better choices, and have more doors open as you build a solid life.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Formal education and current position can define your worthiness. What makes you extraordinary is defined by your attitude towards others.

— Ashish Patel

Now I understand that one of the important reasons for going to college and getting an education is to learn that the things you’ve believed in all your life aren’t true, and that nothing is what it appears to be.

— Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

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.

— Jean Piaget

The real education is when you awaken and nourish and guide the inner spirit, this inner genius. The community grows from the giving of the gifts of the people in it, which is really giving from the genius.

— Michael Meade

Everyone has a talent. It’s simply a question of good discipline, of the good fortune to have an education that meshes with that talent, and a lot of luck.

— Twyla Tharp

The classes were valuable, but the real education was the game.

— Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

The institution that had the greatest effect on Berenson’s education was the Boston public library, the first in the country that allowed people to take books home to read them.

— Rachel Cohen, Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade

There are no boundaries concerning your passion for education. No harm done, no offense given! Those who take education as an ass-suffering task makes it so because they have a phobia for alphabets.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs – in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.

— Daniel Goleman

Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.

— Julia Gillard

You can’t have a sustainable US economy without a great education system. Teach students to do the job right. You don’t have an innovative economy unless you have a great education.

— Walter Isaacson

A considerable share of the world’s population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care.

— Vladimir Putin

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

— Benjamin Franklin

In the long run, your human capital is your main base of competition. Your leading indicator of where you’re going to be 20 years from now is how well you’re doing in your education system.

— Bill Gates

But as we all know, rock ‘n’ roll will never die, and education too, as Henry Adams always sez, keeps going on forever.

— Thomas Pynchon, Slow Learner: Early Stories

The greatest education is learning to know the divinity of thy soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

It will be impossible for us to eradicate HIV as long as any corner of the world is cut off from the education and services that we know helps stop the spread of this disease.

— Alex Newell

we are all born educated, but we need education to be educated

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Segregation shaped me education liberated me.

— Maya Angelou

It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us to escape not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.

— T. S. Eliot

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

— Sam Houston

Fatherhood is the greatest education a man can ever receive.

— Asa Don Brown

For the sole true end of education is simply this: to teach men how to learn for themselves and whatever instruction fails to do this is effort spent in vain.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

The true value in education is, I think, the way that it teaches us to investigate ourselves and our world. It often forces us to step outside of ourselves and our experiences, and that is an absolutely essential ability for a writer to have.

— Kristen Twardowski

It has always seemed to me that a love of natural objects, and the depth, as well as exuberance and refinement of mind, produced by an intelligent delight in scenery, are elements of the first importance in the education of the young.

— Frederick William Faber

But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens’ names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions.

— Mark Kennedy

If we expect our children to thrive at our colleges and universities, and succeed in our economy once they graduate – first we must make quality, affordable early childhood education accessible to all.

— Kirsten Gillibrand

If only we were all better educated. If then, higher education would at last be a journey for skill and knowledge rather than for power and status.

— Criss Jami, Healology

The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.

— Harriet Martineau

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

— Aristotle

Under the new government of the Constitution, beginning in 1789, all of the peacetime measures were repeated: chaplains, prayers, memorials of Thanksgiving, the Northwest Ordinance, funding for the Christian education of Indians.

— M. Stanton Evans

True education comes from a passion for learning.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

In Egypt, every family is suffering from the deteriorated schooling and university system of the Mubarak regime. What families want most of all is to secure a good education for their children.

— Ahmed Zewail

Western education remains a fetish of the colonial past.

— Thorsten J. Pattberg

The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.

— Gavin Newsom

Children without access to quality early education programs start kindergarten with an 18-month disadvantage, and that gap continues to widen. By the time they are in fourth grade, many cannot do math or read at grade level.

— Mark Shriver

Positive thinking is the key to success in business education pro football anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I am going to complete every pass.

— Ron Jaworski

Real education is never acquisition of knowledge but training of character.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

You begin to see that all of these things are connected: The kind of cuts that mean less environmental protection are also the kind of cuts that mean less musical education for the schools and that also mean more overcrowded schools.

— Robert Hass

Whether you are talking about education career or service you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It’s supposed to be fun.

— Barbara Bush

Thus education forms the common mind Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

We need to empower every single child no matter who you are, no matter where you come from to have the best education and the best future.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

— Barack Obama

My education taught me a lot, but nothing I needed to learn.

— Marty Rubin

Open, fact-based sex education is among the biggest threats to religion. Knowing the facts about sex reveals the myths that religions preach.

— Darrel Ray, Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

While some American education experts may say that all learning should be ‘fun, ‘ I personally believe that the word “fun’ is the wrong word to use. Learning should be challenging, meaningful, rigorous, engrossing, interesting, and satisfying.

— Maya Thiagarajan, Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age

If the world’s leaders are serious about improving collective well-being, we’d better get serious about prioritizing education in our nations and in our global discussion.

— Wendy Kopp

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

— William James

We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.

— Jim Jeffords

The antithesis between a technical and a liberal education is fallacious. There can be no adequate technical education which is not liberal and no liberal education which is not technical.

— Alfred North Whitehead

The whole purpose of education is to turn green buds into beautiful flowers.

— Debasish Mridha

Equality in education is my number one battle.

— Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.

— Jon Secada

This is not education my friend. It is a process of manufacturing computation devices that look like Homo sapiens, and thereby falsely labeled as Education.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

The television commercial is the most efficient power-packed capsule of education that appears anywhere on TV.

— C. L. Gray

Technology can be a great equalizer when it comes to health care, education – to the point where rich, poor, middle class can all get the same benefits.

— Jeff Greene

I became interested in educational technologies because I believe that they have the potential to transform how we practice and think about education and learning.

— Mitchel Resnick

Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

— Stephen Vizinczey

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me.

— Ryan White

Christian education begins where evangelism ends, helping believers grow in their faith.

— Perry G. Downs, Teaching for Spiritual Growth: An Introduction to Christian Education

Though teenagers are generally very interested in sports, they must realise that education is the most important thing in their lives. They must find the right balance.

— Kapil Dev

Knowledge and education are the key to this human tragedy which is a bonfire of hate fueled by ignorance.

— Christina Engela, Fearotica: An Anthology of Erotic Horror

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.

— Plato

Get rid of your useless ceremonials and be educated like your ancient ancestors – Aryabhatta, Brahmagupta, Susruta and others. Make education your purpose of life and spread it among the masses.

— Abhijit Naskar, Prescription: Treating India’s Soul

It’s very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me.

— Yuan T. Lee

I am a firm believer that upon release, ex-offenders should be afforded a second chance to become productive citizens by providing rehabilitation and education that will help them join the workforce.

— Charles B. Rangel

I’ve been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.

— Jack Bowman

I was determined to get them away from the idea that their education is a private experience.

— Joan Countryman

You can’t continue to have higher education tuition grow at a multiple of the rate of inflation.

— Mitt Romney

There are so many people around the world in need of high-quality education and really starving for education.

— Daphne Koller

The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.

— Hank Johnson

I have said it on several occasions, several times from this podium, that providing a quality education for our children is high on my priority list. I will not stop now.

— Jane D. Hull

Everybody should be interested in access to primary and secondary education for everybody.

— Paul Farmer

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge we must produce educated people.

— James L. Farmer, Jr.

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.

— Jane Austen

In school we learn to think alike, but true education is to learn how to think differently.

— Debasish Mridha

The soul of him who has education is whole and perfect and escapes the worst disease, but, if a man’s education be neglected, he walks lamely through life and returns good for nothing to the world below.

— Plato

The kind of life you live is not only determined by the level of education you attained. It’s defined by the kind of love you give to God in whom you believe!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.

— Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Testing is not a substitute for curriculum and instruction. Good education cannot be achieved by a strategy of testing children, shaming educators, and closing schools.

— Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better.

— Edsger W. Dijkstra

The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.

— Grace Abbott

We cannot let commercialization of education come in the way of democratization of education.

— Sharad Vivek Sagar

Something happens to our creativity as we go through the education process most of us lose touch with it.

— Anthony Browne

The lack of diversity in higher education is a problem we as a country must tackle if we’re going to live up to our promise.

— Wendy Kopp

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, Misalliance

Only one in five children in the U.S. lives within walking distance of a park. Many more lack access to a quality early childhood education that provides ample time and space to play.

— Darell Hammond

The only service to be done for our downtrodden sisters and brother, is to give them education to develop their individuality. We must give them ideas, alongside cultivating their living conditions.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

For me, having the opportunity to go to college was very important. To miss out on an education is a loss.

— Tyler Hamilton

When the true history fades, ask education and the unbiased story tellers

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

You have to be eligible for luck to strike and I think that’s a matter of education and preparation and character and all the other solid attributes that sometimes people laugh at.

— James A. Michener

When the point of education becomes the production of credentials rather than the cultivation of knowledge, it forfeits the motive recognized by Aristotle: “All human beings by nature desire to know.

— Matthew B. Crawford, Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

Your level of education speaks on your behalf. It demonstrates your ability to establish a clear vision, prioritize your goals, and honor your commitments. Oh yeah, did I mention it also makes you smarter?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Thank goodness my education was neglected.

— Beatrix Potter

Those parts of history that would undermine the vision of the Left – which prevails in our education system from elementary school to postgraduate study – are not likely to get much attention.

— Thomas Sowell

We all need help with education to go the right direction in our Life.

— Jan Jansen

I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries.

— R. Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies

Unless there is some kind of spiritual revolution that can keep abreast of our technological genius, it is unlikely that we will save our planet. A purely rational education will not suffice.

— Karen Armstrong, The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

Talent is a by-product of education the quality of a country’s human capital depends on it.

— Klaus Schwab

The highest result of education is tolerance

— Helen Keller

I’d rather have the influence than the power, and the influence to me is to build institutions of independence and democracy, to regain for Egypt prestige in education and science and technology.

— Ahmed Zewail

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time with my eyes hanging out.

— Dylan Thomas

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.

— Arnold Edinborough

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.

— William Morris

True education reveals self-potential, more than just sows ideas.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

The highest result of education is tolerance.

— Helen Keller

Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.

— Chuck Berry

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.

— William Ralph Inge

The best education we can ever receive is from the University of Adversity. It’s the only institute of learning that rewards us when we fail.

— Jason Versey, A Walk with Prudence

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.

— Muriel Spark

The country that consistently ranks among the highest in educational achievement is Finland. A rich country, but education is free. Germany, education is free. France, education is free.

— Noam Chomsky

Borrow money only for an education that will yield enough of a return in the job market to allow you to pay your loans back.

— Kevin Carey, The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then…do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.

— Lee Iacocca

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

— Henry David Thoreau

My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.

— Christopher Hitchens

The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there. You don’t necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money. It can be done with an idea, hard work and determination.

— Bill Rancic

Karma yoga is giving food to the hungry, clothes to the needy, shelter to the homeless, education to the uneducated, medicine to the sick, and trees and cleanliness to the environment.

— Amit Ray, Yoga The Science of Well-Being

In our education system, we are taught to munch figures and remember them for lifetime. But does it help? We are not taught how to make decisions.

— Chetan Bhagat

There is no education system in the world – none at all – that’s better than its average teacher.

— David Puttnam

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

— Malcolm Forbes

The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education.

— Paul Karl Feyerabend

Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.

— Patty Murray

I think African Americans are resilient and hustlers by nature. I think they need to understand that you can take that hustle to the boardroom, but it has to be an education process.

— Daymond John

If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.

— Michael Gurian

My parents, especially my father, discussed the question of my brothers’ education as a matter of real importance. My education and that of my sister were scarcely discussed at all.

— Emmeline Pankhurst

Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as ‘The Pacific’.

— Steven Spielberg

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

— Avery Brundage

There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests.

— Marvin Hamlisch

You will also be called upon to provide well-timed distractions. Get the whole country arguing about sex education or gays in the military, and Americans will stop paying attention to all the things they should fear.

— Kirsten Miller, How to Lead a Life of Crime

The main element of true reconciliation is the public education system.

— Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Health care and education are too important NOT to be left to the free market.

— Kevin D. Williamson, The Dependency Agenda

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 know and what you don’t.

— Anatole France

The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.

— Michelle Obama

If you want to thrive in today’s economy, you must challenge the status quo and get the financial education necessary to succeed.

— Robert Kiyosaki

Our message of ensuring every Hoosier has access to a quality education that turns into a good paying job, that ultimately leads to a meaningful career with access to affordable health care, is resonating.

— Todd Young

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.

— Lee Iacocca

Two things are needed to raise awareness: education and love. And these go hand in hand because we can be taught to love.

— Kamand Kojouri

I went to a football school, which meant that I went to a university that served up education and was simultaneously operating a sports franchise.

— Susan Orlean

Freedom of conscience of education of speech of assembly are among the very fundamentals of democracy and all of them would be nullified should freedom of the press ever be successfully challenged.

— F. D. Roosevelt

Education is inherently socially inclusive any failure of inclusion signals the presence of power. An exclusive education is a corrupted education.

— Raewyn W. Connell

A wise system of education will at least teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

— John Lubbock, The Pleasures of Life

Few of us would regret the years it takes to complete an education or master a crucial skill. So why complain about the perseverance needed to become a well-balanaced and truly compassionate human being?

— Matthieu Ricard

Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make.

— Paul Berg

To have a sense of education and ethics is important.

— Soleil Moon Frye

Character and education are the wings you can give your children and they will fly to places where ordinary people cannot go


This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates – is they just keeping giving back.

— Michael N. Castle

The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.

— Morris Dees

No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.

— Assata Shakur

The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them. they are afraid of women.

— Malala Yousafzai

In the human heart there is a built-in obsolescence factor. It does not matter how powerful and influential you are, how much education you have, how selfcontrolled or holy you consider yourself—your heart, if you do not guard it, will break down.

— K.P. Yohannan, Living in the Light of Eternity

In order to invest in our future, we must ensure that we appropriately protect programs that provide skills, services, and education for middle-class Americans rather than providing tax breaks for large corporations.

— John F. Tierney

We say arts education is good for general education, but that’s not the point. The arts are what great nations are remembered for. They are a mirror.

— Damian Woetzel

I hope that I inspire women to believe in themselves, no matter where they come from; no matter what education they have; what particular background they originate from.

— Madonna Ciccone

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.

— Dalai Lama

Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.

— Desmond Tutu

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child’s natural bent.

— Plato

The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.

— Bryant H. McGill

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn’t finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education – I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I have spent many years working in education and media, from hosting documentaries to being a spokesperson for Discovery Education to revolutionizing youth environmental service through my non-profit, EarthEcho International.

— Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

A man should never be judged by his skill, talent, colour, financial or political status, facial beauty and level of education but by the quality of his character.

— Paul Bamikole

We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.

— Maria Montessori

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

— Erich Fromm

I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.

— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

To the liberal class, every big economic problem is really an education problem, a failure by the losers to learn the right skills and get the credentials everyone knows you’ll need in the society of the future.

— Thomas Frank, Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

— Mark Twain

Poverty is a great evil, but to a woman of education and feeling it ought not, it cannot be the greatest.—I would rather be a teacher at a school (and I can think of nothing worse) than marry a man I did not like.

— Jane Austen, Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.

— Charles B. Rangel

It’s funny how guilty people start to question your spirituality and education only because they have nothing to say that will justify their faults.

— J.B. Albano

Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.

— Ron Lewis

Never trust the captain who has never taken any education from the School of Storms!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Intelligence and education that hasn’t been tempered by human affection isn’t worth a damn.

— Daniel Keyes

So if a college education is indispensable, the challenge as I see it is how to make it more accessible.

— Gordon Gee

A big part of my life is music education because it changed my life – but arts, academics and athletics should all be equally treated in the school.

— Flea

I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control, but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question.

— Harri Holkeri

The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.

— Mia Love

When I think of the word “organic, ” I think of natural, wholesome, and fundamental.That’s exactly what I want my children’s education to be like.

— Tamara L. Chilver

A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.

— Millicent Fawcett

Our public education system does a great job. I don’t think it’s broken. We aren’t interested in doing reform for reform’s sake. I believe in public education it did a great job for me. It deserves our support and encouragement.

— Denise Juneau

A teacher can kindle your mind and let you memorize information, but true education is often self-education.

— Debasish Mridha

Salsa, classic rock, soul music, jazz… all of that was a part of my education in making hip-hop music.

— Aloe Blacc

Getting an education is the easiest when you love to learn.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.

— Desmond Tutu

Total non-retention has kept my education from being a burden to me.

— Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor

Whatever circumstances you were born into, whatever family life and education you had or didn’t have, you came here to make your dreams come true, and no matter where you are now, you are fully equipped with everything you need to do it!

— Rhonda Byrne, Hero

Experience burned into me the conviction that access to education ought to be based on how much you are willing to learn and how hard you are willing to work, not on how many dollars your family has in their bank account.

— Dave Obey

When the founding fathers conceived of this new nation, they understood that the education of its citizens would be essential to the health of their democratic enterprise. Knowledge was not just a luxury; it was essential.

— Azar Nafisi, The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

The fact I have an education forms my lyrical style, I’m sure. I studied the social sciences, history, stuff like that. I have an interest in politics, which maybe works its way into the songs in small, subtle ways.

— Dean Wareham

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it

— Alexandre Dumas

I care not what your education is elaborate or nothing what your mental calibre is great or small that man who concentrates all his energies of body mind and soul in one direction is a tremendous man.

— T. DeWitt Talmage

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college.

— Bill Vaughan

Training and education is one and the same: that is, to train the mind through a discipline in order to awake the inner intelligence of the individuals.

— Lobsang Tenzin

Real education changes you on the inside.

— Edward Mooney, Jr.

Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward.

— Oliver DeMille

Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don’t come into the world.

— Karl Kraus

We firmly believe that therapy is education rather than healing that it is growth rather than treatment.

— Arnold Lazarus

True education creates a new reality for humanity.

— Debasish Mridha

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.

— Edward Thorndike

Employment was invented to make education seem useful.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, N for Nigger: Aphorisms for Grown Children and Childish Grown-ups

Make your education valuable. Apply what you learnt. Refuse to take the back seat and watch things happen. Join the change and be part of the change.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Once I’ve been told that college is fun, a mixture of education and pleasure. I really don’t understand where the F did they brought this conclusion from.

— Amjed Rajab

True education kindles the student’s mind but teaching fills the mind with information.

— Debasish Mridha

My education was paid for by the RAF Benevolent Fund, so a charity school, run like an orphanage, with uniforms and beatings. It was tough, but it got me to Cambridge – like being a chrysalis suddenly becoming a butterfly.

— Eric Idle

Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests – not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.

— Will Smith

The best education I have ever received was through travel.

— Lisa Ling

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.

— Dylan Thomas

The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible.

— Orson Scott Card

In my opinion, education is the finest gift an individual can give a young person.

— Donald Bren

Personal writing takes up where public education leaves off – with intent to know what is important about life.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Books open and broaden our minds allowing us to challenge ourselves to become more than we are, by setting positive goals for ourselves, and overcoming doubts about our ability to receive the education we want to achieve.

— Ellen J. Barrier

In our post-9/11 world, our Nation’s military deserves, at least the same access to institutions of higher education that any other major employer might enjoy.

— Mike Rogers

The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught.

— Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

All real education is the architecture of the soul.

— William Bennett

To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.

— Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

As a product of education, I have always believed in the power of education as the most powerful, high-impact catalyst for transformation. Look at the impact that the Indian Institutes of Technology have had globally.

— Shiv Nadar

I pursued education not instead of being a good mother, but because being a good mother required that I build a better life for my family.

— Wendy Davis

Outside of the family, education is the greatest determinant of social mobility.

— Kevin McCarthy

Fear of failure is closely connected with the apprehension of failure in any field of life, such as career, business, education of private life

— Sunday Adelaja

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.

— Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.

— James Madison

Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students’ math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.

— Thad Cochran

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.

— Ezra Pound

LearnVest provides women with the necessary tools and resources to manage their personal finances; its core mission, to positively contribute to society through education and, ultimately, the promotion of self-sufficient and financially aware women.

— Alexa Von Tobel

Your education can be the ‘make or break’ difference when a hiring manager reads your resume or invites you in for an interview. In our competitive world, today a Master’s Degree has become the new differentiator that a Bachelor’s Degree once was.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

I wanted to be a mechanic. When I was 14 I wanted to quit school and go work on my car. But my dad said Son, you shouldn’t do that. You should stay in school until your education is finished, and when you’re done, don’t make your hobby your job.

— Eric Bana

If education is the key, then the teacher is the hand that holds the key! How can the key alone open a door? We must always care for teachers!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

— John F. Kennedy

The goals of true education are to teach acceptance, tolerance, and nonviolence.

— Debasish Mridha

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.

— Charles Kettering

In many spheres of human endeavor, from science to business to education to economic policy, good decisions depend on good measurement.

— Ben Bernanke

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

If you control the media, the government, the police and military, the religions, the education system, and the basic needs in life then I guess that the only thing left to control is the people.Oh…sorry, I spoke too late.

— Anthony T. Hincks

Children respect teachers today not for their knowledge but for the marks they give. Teachers respect children today not for the intelligence they have but for the threat they pose. That is the state of education today!

— Uma Shanker

Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods.

— Edward Thorndike

The highest form of education teaches us to find the truth by searching with love, harmony, and gratitude.

— Debasish Mridha

The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Do not say you do not have education or abilities

— Sunday Adelaja

One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.

— Christine Gregoire

I agree that it is not just the extremists who harbor bad thoughts or engage in bad acts, but they are usually the source of the polarization and try to keep education and communication of the main stream from moving forward.

— Joichi Ito

Love and Compassion – these are the greatest education a person can ever have.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

It’s not how much you spend, it’s how you spend it. We have been putting a lot of money into education in the state of Nevada, and it’s gotten us to 50th in the country in graduation rates. We needed more accountability in our system.

— Brian Sandoval

The whole purpose of education is to transfer and transform knowledge for the future generations so that they can transcend their lives and humanity as a whole.

— Debasish Mridha

But attempts to evade anxiety are not only doomed to failure. In running from anxiety you lose your most precious opportunities for the emergence of yourself, and for your education as s human being.

— Rollo May, The Meaning of Anxiety

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

— George Washington

Education is the key. But it’s the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don’t have it.

— Edward James Olmos

Our education system often teaches us how to conform more than how to wonder and venture.

— Debasish Mridha

The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife.

— Mary Wortley Montagu

We must strive for literacy and education that teach us to never quit questioning and probing at the assumptions of the day.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

— Walter Scott

It makes a lot more sense for us to be investing in jobs and education rather than jails and incarceration.

— Bernie Sanders

The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one’s mind a pleasant place in which to spend one’s leisure.

— Sydney J. Harris

No school can supply an anti-liberal education, or a fascist education, as these terms are contradictory. Liberalism and education are one.

— George Seldes

Democracy, religion, education and terrorism have all become practicable norms all over the world – thanks to globalization

— Tony Osborg, Can Nigeria Bake Her Own Bread?

[Myrnin to Claire about their costumes of Pierrot and Harlequin, respectively]”Don’t they teach you anything in your schools?”.””Pity. I suppose that’s what comes of your main education flowing from Google.

— Rachel Caine, Feast of Fools

Consciously or unconsciously, our education renders us slaves to morals, religion and a perceived vision of the world; our breath is the air of the epoch in which we live.

— Stefan Zweig, Montaigne

An education system suits some more than others. It can lead you out into life or lead you on a wild goose chase. It can help to make you miserable, or dull and nasty and insipid, or profoundly stupid in the special way that ‘brainy’ people can be.

— Michael Leunig

Self-education is the only possible education the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child’s nature.

— Charlotte M. Mason

Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It’s about being educated.

— Zaha Hadid

I’ve always been a big supporter of the Surfrider Foundation. I started my own foundation, Rob Machado Foundation, which focuses on environmental education for the little people of the world.

— Rob Machado

Being raised in a developing country opened my eyes to so much I cannot tolerate. 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

Proper education is the key for us to posses strong civic values, refined knowledge, and career readiness.

— Saaif Alam

It is education that grows flowers in innocent minds to reveal beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

The big shift in approach on education that we are taking – which is different from what happened before – is that we trust teachers and we trust heads.

— Michael Gove

The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.

— Adam Grant

During the first few months of an infant’s life, its manner of taking the breast, of laying its head on the pillow, etc., becomes crystallized into imperative habits. This is why education must begin in the cradle.

— Jean Piaget

Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.

— Conrad Burns

I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools.

— Charles Tupper

In the beginning the Poets and Philosophers taught the world to see. Then after that any form of education was no longer free.

— Stanley Victor Paskavich

We should all have the opportunity to at least get a basic education and feel that you are worthy of something in life.

— Jesse Williams

A person can be educated and still be stupid, and a wise man can have no education at all.

— Jennifer A. Nielsen, The False Prince

The word “education” comes from the root e from ex, out, and duco, I lead. It means a leading out. To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.

— Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

You musn’t neglect your education in favor of your studies.

— Nick O’Donohoe, The Magic and the Healing

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

— Plato

A nation that does not provide a proper education for women is destroying their nation.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

The education of a man is never completed until he dies.

— Robert E. Lee

Time for reflection and interaction is a casualty of the digital age, and one of the primary goals of higher education should be to reclaim this time.

— José Antonio Bowen, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning

THough we loved school, we hadn’t realized how important education was until the Taliban tried to stop us.

— Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

By making college unaffordable and student loans unbearable, we risk deterring our best and brightest from pursuing higher education and securing a good-paying job.

— Mark Pocan

Many contemporary critics of higher education similarly posit a Golden Age but no one knows when it was supposed to exist.

— Mark C. Carnes, Minds on Fire: How Role-Immersion Games Transform College

Schooling gives you knowledge, but education makes you wise.

— Debasish Mridha

This education we’re giving them is the tool of destruction, of course; that’s what makes it so painful. We’re showing them how to accomplish the ritual murder of ourselves.

— Malcolm Bradbury, Eating People is Wrong

I’ve always been a huge proponent for education I graduated high school at 14 years old and graduated college at 17 years old.

— Katherine McNamara

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.

— Sidney Hook

Getting an education is an awfully wearing process!

— Jean Webster, Daddy-Long-Legs

There’s my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.

— Howard Aiken

I look back and see the kids who made it through school – it made a huge difference in their lives, which made me believe in the power of public education and what it can do for individuals and communities and the state.

— Denise Juneau

Self education is holy mission.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it.

— Stephen Vizinczey

The idea that education will lead to a lessening of bigotry is just factually incorrect.

— Reza Aslan

True education is the best wealth.

— Debasish Mridha

Fostering the leadership necessary for transformational outcomes in education is hard work, and in countries around the world, there is a constant search for easier solutions.

— Wendy Kopp

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.

— Mortimer Adler

There is a system alright, but the actual element of education has long gone.

— Abhijit Naskar

When we set up our kids for failure, we set up our workforce for failure, and we set up our economy for failure. I can’t emphasize enough the importance, the absolute importance, of education in achieving long-term economic growth.

— Susana Martinez

To train a citizen is to train a critic. The whole point of education is that it should give a man abstract and eternal standards, by which he can judge material and fugitive conditions.

— G.K. Chesterton, All Is Grist: A Book of Essays

Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.

— Major Owens

Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.

— Michelle Obama

Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains.

— Gregory Bateson

An investment in your country’s education pays the best interest.

— Ishvind Kumar Caleechurn

Let them learn at school whatever they learn to pass the examinations, but at home let the education that you provide be the kind that widens their perceptions and takes away the germs of prejudices that infect them while they are out in the world.

— Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting

Mathematics education is much more complicated than you expected, even though you expected it to be more complicated than you expected.

— Edward Griffith Begle

Access to quality education has enabled me to reach far beyond the Bangladeshi village I grew up in.

— Muhammad Yunus

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Your world needs you. So, use your education to become endowed with muscles of iron and nerves of steel. Do not exploit the means of education to become a man or a woman. Use it to become a human being, in the pursuit of excellence.

— Abhijit Naskar, Love, God & Neurons: Memoir of a scientist who found himself by getting lost

Crucial to science education is hands-on involvement: showing, not just telling; real experiments and field trips and not just ‘virtual reality.’

— Martin Rees

If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste.

— Steve Maraboli

He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were for cannibals

— Henry Miller, The Time of the Assassins: a Study of Rimbaud

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

— William S. Burroughs

An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.

— Charles Stanley

Partial education throughout the world is far worse than none at all if we educate the mind but not the soul.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I consider it the best part of an education to have been born and brought up in the country

— Louisa May Alcott

An average person with average talent, ambition and education can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.

— Brian Tracy

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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

Science is observing truth in the light of head. Religion is observing truth in the light of heart. Humanity is using both the lights. And education is developing that humanity.

— Amit Ray

True education gives you power. Education and experience make you wise.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

The purpose of education is to save young people from the paralyzing effects of wealth and poverty. (more or less verbatim quote)

— Kurt Hahn

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

— Herbert Spencer

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

— John Ruskin

The goal of education is to enable individuals to continue their education.

— John Dewey

It reaffirmed my long-held belief that education was the enemy of prejudice. These were men and women of science, and science had no room for racism.

— Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it’s very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country.

— Nelson Mandela

Which has left me with a healthy respect and fondness for higher education that those of my friends and family who attended universities were cured of long ago.

— Neil Gaiman, The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction

Catholic schools in our Nation’s education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.

— Joe Baca

In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.

— Maya Angelou

Helping people to know God and to be obedient to him is perhaps the greatest gift we can bestow. Understood in this way, Christian education can be be one of the most compassionate ministries of the church.

— Perry G. Downs, Teaching for Spiritual Growth: An Introduction to Christian Education

Women are emerging as a major force for change. Countries that have invested in girls’ education and removed legal barriers that prevent women from achieving their potential are now seeing the benefits.

— Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Good for you and be proud of yourself because you have your priorities in order. Be proud of yourself if you are responsible, reliable, persistent, and take your job and education seriously.

— Ana Monnar, Express Yourself 101 For Your Eyes Only

I don’t want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.

— Malala Yousafzai

Elimination of child labour and access to education are like two sides of one coin. One cannot be achieved without the other.

— Kailash Satyarthi

If only education will aim at teaching learners’ real life and life in books and not just books, learners will learn and understand real life and not just books, and they will dare to face life with real life lessons and lessons from books!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

— Jim Rohn

Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.

— Paulo Freire

The bullet that has hit us Muslims today left the gun centuries ago when we let the clergy decide that knowledge and education were not important.

— Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

— Emma Goldman

The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.

— Aldous Huxley

It is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women.

— Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Getting an education might be difficult, but it makes life easy. Being uneducated might be easy, but it makes life difficult.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

I can read in any book and newspaper about the city of Detroit, but I want to hear what the people in Detroit have to say about Detroit. My best education is actually talking to people.

— Erin Cummings

If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

— Clay Aiken

Reading and writing are not education if they do not help people to be kind to all creatures

— John Ruskin

the crucial thing about an education is the opportunity tat it brings, the doors it opens, because otherwise knowledge, in and of itself, is a blind alley

— David Nicholls, Starter for Ten

I thought: ‘My education is driving a wedge between me and the people I love.’ And then I wondered: ‘What would happen if it were possible to increase a person’s intelligence?’

— Daniel Keyes

She said that the planting of trees, like the education of children, was a gift to the future.

— Cassandra Danz

The things taught in schools are not an education but the means of an education.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most essential and fundamental aspect of culture is the study of literature, since this is an education in how to picture and understand human situations.

— Iris Murdoch

Between natural ability and education choose natural ability, as it will keep you happy and will fetch you the glory sooner.

— Amit Kalantri

What is defeat? Nothing but education nothing but the first step toward something better.

— Wendell Phillips

…parents everywhere desire a better life for their children. It’s a near constant: They understand the importance of education and crave it for their children, even as they are well aware of the sacrifice they will have to make.

— John Wood, Creating Room to Read

I quickly learned, however, that a university education is not a prerequisite to reading Shakespeare. After all, his original audience was not college-educated. Neither was he.

— Laura Bates

When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body – it’s a blessing.

— Lou Gehrig

This larger goal wouldn’t be the imitation of education in Universities today, glossed over and concealed by grades and degrees that give the appearance of something happening when, in fact, almost nothing is going on. It would be the real thing.

— Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

An education system is best belittled when the so-called educated gets hired by a company that’s owned by a so-called dropout.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite.

— May Sarton

Getting an education is the best journey to unfold your own beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

The greatest education is the knowledge of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Who could think that children from the pockets of Himalaya sing folklore from Scotland and vice versa? Such an education in the initial years develops compassion and mutual respect for each other’s skills.

— Mohit Chauhan

Give me a man with a good allowance of nose … when I want any good head-work done I choose a man – provided his education has been suitable – with a long nose.

— Napoleon

I’d like to work with kids in special education – younger kids.

— John Madden

All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.

— Emma Goldman

The ultimate goal of education is to gain wisdom from experiences.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

A person that has more intelligence than education always makes his own grade!

— Stanley Victor Paskavich

Contrary to what we learn from progressives in education and the media, the history of the Democratic Party well into the twentieth century is a virtually uninterrupted history of thievery, corruption, and bigotry.

— Dinesh D’Souza

No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.

— Louis L’Amour

If every book was judged by its cover, very few would be read; education would be limited, and fewer movies would be made.

— Ellen J. Barrier, The Price We Must Pay for Our Father’s Sins

The spread of secondary and latterly of tertiary education has created a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought.

— Peter Medawar

The purpose of education is to open the windows of the mind.

— Debasish Mridha

The purpose of education is to create a purpose for life. Go for it with the utmost sincerity.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you’re flying high at first, but it won’t take long before you feel the impact.

— Barack Obama

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

— Joseph Addison

A true education prepares you not only for living but also for life.

— Debasish Mridha

The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy.

— David Cameron

He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected.

— Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Somewhere in Rwanda, a rural farmer is dreaming of providing an education for her children. Not just high school, but maybe even a university degree. Such a dream used to seem out of reach.

— Sylvia Mathews Burwell

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.

— Jean Piaget

Liberals tend to stress how marvelous education is, in and of itself, and also adore it as a vessel for genuine equality. (That’s me, by the way: Hell, I think we should be spending $50 billion a year to make college education free).

— Rick Perlstein

Bring light to the ignorant, but more light to the educated, for the vanity of education makes modern humans more ignorant than the ignorant.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

It is a shame that the very people who used education to clamber out of the disadvantages they had grown up in, have drawn up the ladder after them.

— Nana Ama Amamoo

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

— Aleister Crowley

I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.

— Anne Sullivan

Meditation, education and beauty are the three transforming powers that can change individual and the whole world.

— Amit Ray

Formal education teaches how to stand, but to see the rainbow you must come out and walk many steps on your own.

— Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

Education is not preparation for life education is life itself.

— John Dewey

America needs education reform on all levels to expand quality schools, build on past successes, and lower college debt.

— Kevin McCarthy

The message for all students should be: Put down the bong and get to work, because the number of curious, eager-to-learn peers around the world with the means and ambition to get a great college education is about to increase a thousandfold.

— Kevin Carey

I am a practical person. Always believed in multi purpose tools, good education and limited conversations …. and then I saw her!

— Soban Arif

True education expands your imagination. False education fills your mind with dogma and makes you a prisoner of conformity.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

— Ezra Pound

But for all of them, regardless of their ability, the responsibility of their education falls to the teacher. And who can fulfill that for every single child? What teacher is capable of that?

— Cynthia Swanson, The Bookseller

The best insurance that a girl can be given is a proper education and a steady career. That way she can assure a bright future for her family herself, instead of depending on her future groom to give her a comfortable life.

— Hanadi Falki, The Price of Our Silence

The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what’s actually happening to our culture?

— Hugh Mackay

Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself; indeed, it seems to execute itself.

— Rutherford B. Hayes

One could get a first-class education from a shelf of books five feet long.

— Charles William Eliot

A deep commitment to general education is impossible in a context in which faculty and students prize above all their ability to teach and study what they want.

— Michael S. Roth, Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters

A formal education will teach you how to conform with society. Self-education will teach you how to get out of conformity so that you can fill your life with adventure and beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.

— Kent Conrad

A greater tax deduction for students is not a handout. On the contrary, it helps those who are willing to meet the challenges of higher education to invest in our collective future.

— Charles B. Rangel

For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life.

— Arthur Capper

One of my great laments is that education today seems to have… be less about passion and more about process, more about tactic or technique.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry.

— Margaret Spellings

I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.

— Phil Mickelson

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

— A. Bartlett Giamatti

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.

— Maria Montessori

As a former teacher and someone who has devoted her entire career to children and public schools, I understand the pain and frustration of parents who feel their children are not receiving the education they deserve.

— Randi Weingarten

Pheromones didn’t care about tomorrow. They didn’t care about education or employment or age.

— Tracy Brogan, The Best Medicine

Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing.

— Mary Calderone

Beware of critics of education who cloak their desire to protect privilege (and inequality) in the garb of educational reform.

— Michael S. Roth, Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters

Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.

— Alan K. Simpson

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it

— Lawrence M. Krauss

Real education is about genuine understanding and the ability to figure things out on your own not about making sure every 7th grader has memorized all the facts some bureaucrats have put in the 7th grade curriculum.

— Aaron Swartz

Education is a means, not an end. We don’t enroll in formal education ad nauseam as a way of escaping life. Rather, we educate ourselves in order to become equipped to respond wisely to God’s calling.

— Ken Wytsma, Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things

For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core.

— Clayton M. Christensen

We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.

— Matt Blunt

Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.

— Aldo Leopold

Wisdom comes from education and experience—not from age.

— Debasish Mridha

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.

— Jane Austen

The test of successful education is not the amount of knowledge that pupils take away from school, but their appetite to know and their capacity to learn.

— Richard Livingstone

Knowledge gives shows us a direction education gives us power to walk.

— Debasish Mridha

Whether it’s in Washington, or whether it’s with the mothers of extremists, or whether it’s education in places like Pakistan… a lot of women in these emerging countries are taking charge and doing amazing things.

— Tina Brown

An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.

— Gavin Newsom

We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

I find the education I got from living in Derby and being streetwise and knowing the people that I know, the lessons that I had to learn growing up, have set me in good stead for this kind of working life.

— Jack O’Connell

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

I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.

— Ronaldinho

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

— Michael Jackson

Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated.

— Major Owens

History is a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

The real education never ends. It is a cycle of reading, thinking and writing.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A primitive education can only create primitive generations! An outdated mentality will produce merely an outdated minds! The door of the future is closed for such archaic residuals from the pre-modern time of social evolution!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance.

— John Larson

A high education is a key to get desired job but the skill stay you on.

— Amama Sheikh

When it comes to power, God Himself is the power. God often uses foolish things to confound the wise. That is why people like me will ever be grateful to God. In terms of knowledge, education and name, I am nowhere – a neglected stone.

— T. B. Joshua

Early childhood education begins early, even before birth.

— Madeleine M. Kunin

As people do better, they start voting like Republicans – unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.

— Karl Rove

I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology.

— Major Owens

There is no education like adversity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I have seen the transformative effect that education has in the lives of young women and their communities.

— Ann Cotton

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.

— George Orwell

Getting money is easy but do you have the education that will help maintain it?

— Unarine Ramaru

The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother’s care, shall be in state institutions.

— Karl Marx

The purpose of education should be character-building.

— Abhijit Naskar

Money never remains just coins and pieces of paper. Money can be translated into the beauty of living a support in misfortune an education or future security.

— Sylvia Porter

Real education leads to the liberation of the mind.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

I hear, “Yes, Let us more education invest!”Whilst destitute, Outside their gates doth rest, Women, children, and men, Poor and a hungered!Odd that colleges fill, Yet mercy is numbered.

— Kari L. Greenaway, There is a God

You could get an entire computer science education for free right now.

— Sebastian Thrun

Any education that doesn’t allow you to think freely is not an education but a prison.

— Debasish Mridha

As the humanities and liberal arts are downsized, privatized, and commodified, higher education finds itself caught in the paradox of claiming to invest in the future of young people while offering them few intellectual, civic, and moral supports.

— Henry Giroux

But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students.

— Roy Barnes

If education were the same as information, the encyclopedias would be the greatest sages in the world.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

Every young man or woman should weigh the matter well before concluding that a college education is out of the question.

— Orison Swett Marden

Most of the world’s problems are caused by people who made education compulsory, but personal development optional. Because of them, we have many intelligent people who lack good characters.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

We are the prisoners of conformity. To get out of this prison, education is the only door and only opportunity.

— Debasish Mridha

True education should teach us how to think, how to see the beauty in the midst of ugliness, how to love without judging, how to find opportunity to help, and how to develop a peaceful and nonviolent society.

— Debasish Mridha

As an actor and as a performer, I’ve felt that the education system has really helped me in a lot of ways… there was always a teacher or a professor along the way that kept pushing me to the next stage.

— Jimmy Smits

To get a true education, going to school is not enough. School helps students gain knowledge; however, true education is in gaining wisdom, which can only be earned with experience.

— Charbel Tadros

Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

— Sydney Harris

There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.

— David Hume

Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.

— John Hannah

I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It’s crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age.

— Cat Cora

True education makes you beautiful like a butterfly, but it demands a transformation.

— Debasish Mridha

Man, whose tool of survival is the mind, does not merely fail to teach a child to think, but devotes the child’s education to the purpose of destroying his brain, of convincing him that thought is futile and evil, before he has started to think.

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

We are really battling, today in the U.S., keeping science education in the forefront at the elementary level, and that’s where the research shows that kids get interested.

— Steve Spangler

True education does not fill our minds with facts but teach us how to think to gain wisdom.

— Debasish Mridha

When you use your mind to grow yourself, education doesn’t come into it.

— Stephen Richards

When knowledge and education reach you, you have an whole new world of opportunities to be free, happy and healthy.

— Vinicius Montgomery

The loans I took out for my undergraduate degree were manageable. But my legal education was more expensive, and I paid for it almost entirely through public and private loans.

— Marco Rubio

Medical school education and post graduate education emphasize thoroughness.

— Ezekiel Emanuel

The greatest education is the knowledge of God. God gives life, strength and wisdom for every accomplishment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Money spent on carbon cuts is money we can’t use for effective investments in food aid, micronutrients, HIV/AIDS prevention, health and education infrastructure, and clean water and sanitation.

— Bjorn Lomborg

My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.

— Ronaldinho

The laissez-faire attitude to science education has resulted in a disaster exemplified by the fact that more young people are opting for media studies than physics.

— Harry Kroto

Middle class families are struggling to send their sons and daughters to school. For many Americans, a college education is essential to future success.

— Albio Sires

The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture.

— Nelson Mandela

When it comes to education all obstacles must be removed. This must become a priority for humanity.

— Alex Zar

The paradox of education is that any man only educated by others is an uneducated man without self-education you cannot be educated one in strict sense of this term.

— Elmar Hussein

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.

— Pierre Bourdieu

The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.

— David Price

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.

— Horace

… the best education is self-discipline with good principles through human university.

— Uzoma Nnadi

Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.

— Phyllis Schlafly

Never let your education interfere with your learning.

— Mark Twain

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

— Robert Orben

We have to embrace the values of morality and proper education in order to gain respect from the majority of the people who dwell in our community.

— Saaif Alam

While wisdom dictates the need for education, education does not necessarily make one wise.

— Ben Carson, One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future

Travelers prove their lack of education if they make fun of the customs and values of their hosts, and the qualities that do a person honour are many and varied.

— Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain

The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

— James A. Baldwin

(Cedric Price produced the Potteries Thinkbelt) …project which questioned most of the cherished establishment premises of university education and substituted in their place their complete inversion.

— Roy Landau, The Square Book

The ultimate purpose of education is to learn how to reveal your own unique beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

She had observed that the more education they got, the less they could do. Their father had gone to a one-room schoolhouse through the eighth grade and he could do anything.

— Flannery O’Connor, Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories

Like everywhere in the world, people of the Middle East aspire to liberty and justice. They wish to have a better life and a decent education for their children.

— Ahmed Zewail

Unfortunately, I think there’s not enough education about hydration. When I was young, we knew nothing about it. We all know that there’s cases of athletes having serious issues because of dehydration and even dying.

— Landon Donovan

The ultimate purpose of education is to improve the power of your imagination and to change your vision.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

The value of any education cannot be found in a test score. Education’s value is fully realized only after what is learned becomes useful to the learner.

— Leif Kurth

A truly vibrant and creative culture depends on a system of education which is not divided along class and sectarian lines.

— Tom Paulin

His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.

— Woody Allen

If you use a philosophy education well, you can get your foot in the door of any industry you please. Industries are like the blossoms on a tree while philosophy is the trunk – it holds the tree together, but it often goes unnoticed.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

We must reject that most dismal and fatuous notion that education is a preparation for life.

— Northrop Frye

The effects of human rights education can be dramatic in awakening people to the value and power of their own lives, as shown in the following stories.

— Daisaku Ikeda

Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.

— Judy Biggert

Public education is our greatest pathway to opportunity in America. So we need to invest in and strengthen our public universities today, and for generations to come.

— Michelle Obama

It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.

— Norman Cousins

SEAL training was a great equalizer. Nothing mattered but your will to succeed. Not your color, not your ethnic background, not your education and not your social status.

— William H. McRaven

As an educator myself, I understand the profound effect that good teachers and a quality education have on the lives of our young people.

— Ben Bernanke

If we do not fix education in Africa, we are heading for monumental economic disaster.

— Mmanti Umoh

Poverty does not cause violence and terrorism. Lack of education does not cause terrorism.

— John O. Brennan

To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete.

— Epictetus

The Indian youth needs to be empowered, and it can be done through good education and vocational training.

— Pallam Raju

The Nazi period could have happened only in Germany because the German education of obedience to any law and order was the main problem.

— Heinrich Boll

Maybe one day there will finally be an education for electronic music.

— Afrojack

Talent comes from education you had, languages you know and finally from skills you gain in your life.

— Adriano Corso

Your future will be determined not by your education or bank account, but by your optimism and attitude.

— Debasish Mridha

Oh, very good, ‘ interrupted Snape, his lip curling. ‘Yes, it is easy to see that nearly six years of magical education have not been wasted on you, Potter. ‘Ghosts are transparent.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

I wouldn’t be where I am today without the amazing public arts education that I had.

— Matthew Morrison

There certainly was some great mismanagement in the education of those two young men. One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it.

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

The purpose of education should not to be to fill you with knowledge, but education should make you hungry for knowledge.

— Debasish Mridha

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

— Marcus Aurelius

It is possible to get an education at a university. It has been done not often.

— Lincoln Steffens

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

— Diogenes of Sinope

Most men fail not through lack of education but from lack of dogged determination from lack of dauntless will.

— Orison Swett Marden

For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.

— Plato

A basic element of the American dream is equal access to education as the lubricant of social and economic mobility.

— Nicholas Kristof

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

— Aristotle

By denying the youth an education you murder the future RjS

— rassool jibraeel snyman

Religion, culture, education are all things that sound wonderful in theory. In practice, however, they are not so wonderful.

— Marty Rubin

I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too.

— Alan Autry

We employ education and the convictions gained through the intermeshing of personal experiences and fresh ideas to establish the configuration of our being that in actuality was our mysterious potentiality from the very inception of our birth.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Self education is the key to self liberation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.

— Bob Taft

I knew that, in a large degree, we were trying an experiment–that of testing whether or not it was possible for Negroes to build up and control the affairs of a large education institution. I knew that if we failed it wold injure the whole race.

— Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery

Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty.

— Kathleen Blanco

The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one’s children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.

— Leonard Boswell

No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

— Clarence Thomas

The ultimate purpose of education is to learn how to find and see the beauty of creation so that you may feel the joy of life.

— Debasish Mridha

Mundane education is regrettably prosaic, ” – Jace Lightwood-Herondale

— Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

‘No Child Left Behind’ requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.

— Dianne Feinstein

I would even say that my parents, and their friends in our community, thought of education as a kind of armor against racism.

— Condoleezza Rice

Organic education is natural, wholesome, and fundamental.

— Tamara L. Chilver

The Sistine Chapel is an extraordinary work of education – it lays out all the early books of the Bible.

— Peter Greenaway

Creativity is the highest form of intelligence. Over time, after developing a more advanced creative brain, I started feeling that my college education was more so something to be ashamed of rather than something to be proud of.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future.

— Maria Montessori

Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.

— Timothy Murphy

Until our education system is repositioned to take care of the tripartite nature of a human being – head, heart and hand, we cannot make healthy progress as a nation or individuals.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

I care about education for everyone, not just the elite.

— Sebastian Thrun

Few of us would regret the years it takes to complete an education or master a crucial skill. So why complain about the perseverance needed to become a well-balanced and truly compassionate human being?

— Matthieu Ricard, Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill

If you have assimilated even one idea and made it your life, you have more education than any person who has got by heart the entire Library of Congress.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

Education is the ultimate power of life. A better education gives you better power.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

We’ve been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road.

— Nicholas Negroponte

Condemning war has not curbed armed conflict. Religion and education did not eliminate war. Warfare did not terminate more wars. Armed combat simply breeds endless wars.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.

— Jan C. Ting

Often, a school is your best bet-perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack.

— Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide

The giving of love is an education in itself.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

A rich, robust, well-resourced public education is one of the best routes out of poverty and a pathway to prosperity.

— Randi Weingarten

The whole purpose of education is to create a window of the mind through which you can see the world. Look through that window with your own profound love, joy, harmony, and gratitude.

— Debasish Mridha

The trouble with people like Tony Blair is they get confused, they think intelligence is education when they’re two different things.

— David Bailey

I had an amazing mother. She raised nine kids, practically as a single parent, which is the hardest thing in the world. Nine of us! Day in and day out. She had to make sure we all had an education and that we all felt loved.

— Sufe Bradshaw

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences.

— Pierre Bourdieu

I loved growing up in Canada. It’s a great place to grow up because – well, at least where I grew up – it’s very multicultural. There’s also good health care and a good education system.

— Ryan Gosling

It is not systematic education which somehow molds society, but, on the contrary, society which, according to its particular structure, shapes education in relation to the ends and interests of those who control the power in that society.

— Paulo Freire

But remember that the pain of parting from friends will be felt by every body at times, whatever be their education or state.

— Jane Austen

I think if education was celebrated in pop culture, we’d live in a better place.

— Cote de Pablo

My mom used to tell me that the most valuable thing she owned was her library card. We were poor, but that’s not what she was talking about. My mom knew that education opened doors and opened minds.

— Richard Carmona

My mother is a special education teacher but also an artist, and my father an advertising executive. They are about as wacky as you can get without being alcoholics.

— Sloane Crosley

Only that education deserves emphatically to be termed cultivation of the mind which teaches young people how to begin to think.

— Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Those who haven’t been exposed to the hypocrisies of a civilized education react to things ‘naturally’, as they happen. It is in the here and now that they are either happy or unhappy, joyful or sad, interested or indifferent.

— Henri Charrière, Papillon

From exam grading to health education to professional training to democratic participation, paths towards self-realization and success in the world are often daunting and obscure: journeys only the privileged feel confident setting off along.

— Tom Chatfield

A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.

— Phillip E. Johnson

Money cannot eradicate poverty, only education can.


Teach For America was built on the idea that our best hope of reaching ‘One Day’ is to have thousands of alumni use their diverse experiences and ideas to effect change from inside and outside the education system.

— Wendy Kopp

I am not knocking advances that provide a healthier life and alleviate suffering or unnecessary premature death. I am advocating inclusion of education on end-of-life matters and the promotion of understanding, conversation, and planning.

— Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

Without education … what is man but a splendid slave, a reasoning savage vacillating between the dignity of an intelligence derived from God and the degradation of passion participated with brutes…

— Chukwudifu Oputa

Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.

— Harry S Truman

It turns out that we’re not the only ones who go out on a scientific limb as we discuss or attempt to discuss cars, car repairs and scientific education in America today.

— Tom Magliozzi, Car Talk Science: Mit Wants Its Diplomas Back

I hope that here in America more and more the ideal of the well-trained and vigorous body will be maintained neck by neck with that of the well-trained and vigorous mind as the two coequal halves of the higher education for men and women alike.

— William James, The Gospel of Relaxation

We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us.

— Alan Autry

At the end of the day, the true value proposition of education is employment.

— Sebastian Thrun

Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge – not remediation – is an approach to education that works.

— Michael F. Easley

The only education is enlightenment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We can pull down a nation if we can make them believe that education is not important. If they believe that it is important and begin to act on their belief, then there is nothing anyone can do stop them.

— Paul Bamikole

The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women.

— Booker T. Washington

When I got out of the army, I had the G.I. Bill. Since I had no high school education or anything like that, I came to NYU, and they took a chance on me and let me in.

— Frank McCourt

I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I’m seeing how knowledge can elevate you.

— Mary J. Blige

Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.

— Mary Astell

One of the disadvantages of almost universal education was the fact that all kinds of persons acquired a familiarity with one’s favorite writers. It gave one a curious feeling it was like seeing a drunken stranger wrapped in one’s dressing gown.

— Stella Gibbons, Cold Comfort Farm

Sixty years ago I knew everything now I know nothing education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

— Will Durant

A good education helps us make sense of the world and find our way in it

— Mike Rose, Why School?

I was educated by monks – I thank them dearly for the education they gave me, but I am no longer a Catholic.

— Antony Gormley

Make walks in the nights to benefit from the education of silence!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

If you hate to think, you are not different from some who is peeing on his academic certificates. The goal of education is to help you to think and lead.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it.

— William Howard Taft

You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That’s an education in itself.

— Carol Burnett

What charitable 1 percenters can’t do is assume responsibility – America’s national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.

— Stephen King

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

— Anatole France

In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.

— Piers Anthony

The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.

— Hannah Arendt

Music education was always big for me. Ever since I was a young kid, I always said it was the reason I went to school sometimes and knowing if I didn’t do well in class that my mom wasn’t gonna let me sing in school or sing at that concert.

— Darius Rucker

A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.

— Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth

— Erasmus

A good education gives you confidence to stick up your hand for anything – whether it is the job you want, or the bloke. And the more you stick up your hand, the better your chances are that you will get what you want.

— Kate Reardon

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

— John Ruskin

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

— Plato

Formal education will make you a living self-education will make you a fortune.

— Jim Rohn

It is part of the work of education to have substantive relationships with your students.

— Freeman A. Hrabowski III

Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.

— Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

Never take your eye off the ball. Always remember that you and everyone on the team is the servant of the cause – in our case, girls’ education and young women’s leadership in Africa.

— Ann Cotton

The best thing that can happen to anyone is for them to gain an education that is aligned to their purpose in life.

— Oscar Bimpong

African leaders must desire to liberates it’s people through intensive education (formal and informal). The African people deserve to be educated.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Don’t put too much trust on your education level, girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, husband, bank account, because they will fail you. Only put your 100% trust on God, you will succeed !

— Werley Nortreus

With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.

— Malala Yousafzai

A good education is a foundation for a better future.

— Elizabeth Warren

Character- building education is what the world needs – education, that will empower the mind with such an unimaginable strength that one would meet death face to face and say “some other time, pal!

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

…when women gain control over spending, less family money is devoted to instant gratification and more for education and starting small businesses.

— Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Jiu Jitsu has given me an education in education, which I now see is the most valuable education there is.

— Chris Matakas, The Tao of Jiu Jitsu

We gain knowledge from education we gain wisdom from knowledge and experience.

— Debasish Mridha

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.

— Bertrand Russell

An intelligent person, looking out of his eyes and hearkening in his ears, with a smile on his face all the time, will get more true education than many another in a life of heroic vigils”.

— Robert Louis Stevenson, An Apology for Idlers

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

— Alan Perlis

There are very powerful and wealthy special interests who want to privatize or dismember virtually every function that government now performs, whether it is Social Security, Medicare, public education or the Postal Service.

— Bernie Sanders

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.

— Agnes Repplier

Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.

— Maria Montessori

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.

— Andrew Cuomo

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.

— John F. Kennedy

Love as education is one of the great powers of the world, but it hangs in a delicate suspension; it achieves its harmony as seldom as does love by the senses. Frustrated, it creates even greater havoc, for like all love it is a madness.

— Thornton Wilder, The Ides of March

Teachers don’t just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills.

— Charles Platt

The brainy class is made up of individuals who think for themselves and beyond formal education are continuous learners who tend to be self-taught.

— Maximillian Degenerez

You and I must work together to develop Nigeria to get education for our children, to have doctors, to build roads, to improve all the basic essentials.

— Saminu Kanti

I feel a social responsibility. We need to open people’s eyes. There is a lack of education in Ethiopia.

— Haile Gebrselassie

My mom never went to college, but for her own children, getting a great education was not an option.

— Rick Scott

I do not inveigh against higher education, I simply maintain that the sort of education the colored people of the South stand most in need of, is elementary and industrial. They should be instructed for the work to be done.

— Timothy Thomas Fortune

It made me gladsome to be getting some education it being like a big window opening.

— Mary Webb

Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.

— Anton Chekhov

The most dangerous thing about an academic education is that it enables my tendency to over-intellectualize stuff, to get lost in abstract thinking instead of simply paying attention to what’s going on in front of me.

— David Foster Wallace, This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life

I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman’s right to choose, a good public education system.

— Barbara Boxer

The desire to learn is valuable, but the desire for an education is priceless.

— Debasish Mridha

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education but the means of education.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best education makes our minds more fertile.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

It is our responsibility to discover our talents, to accept them as from God, to develop them through education and training, and to use them for His glory.

— J. Grant Howard, Balancing Life’s Demands: A New Perspective on Priorities

Real education is about revolution.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

When knowledge and education reach you, you have a whole new world of opportunities to be free, happy and healthy.

— Vinicius Montgomery

But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself, and the more preparation you can do, the less chance of failing.

— Stuart Pearce

I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.

— Loni Anderson

Most men of education are more superstitious than they admit – nay than they think.

— G. C. Lichtenberg

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. [….] The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

— Aleister Crowley, The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography

If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers – if that’s where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.

— Maynard James Keenan

[T]he great end of education . . . is to persuade and to inspire the sincere love of virtue.

— George Turnbull, Observations upon Liberal Education, in All Its Branches

We really shouldn’t be running education like a supermarket where you compare prices.

— Shirley Williams

For every dollar we have given to athletics, we have given about 27 to higher education or medical research.

— Joe Jamail

The existence of guilty sense is soimportant in education and religion.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans.

— Ron Lewis

Your education is important because with only a few words you can show an employer the depth of your potential.

— Matthew T. Cross, The Resume Design Book: How to Write a Resume in College & Influence Employers to Hire You

[We need reforms] to make the Negro church a place where colored men and women of education and energy can work for the best things regardless of their belief or disbelief in unimportant dogmas and ancient and outworn creeds.

— W.E.B. Du Bois

Knowledge was scattered treasure, education organized it into art, commerce and science.

— Amit Kalantri

I will get my education – if it is in home, school, or anyplace.

— Malala Yousafzai

When I see the Confederate flag, I see the attempt to raise an empire in slavery. It really, really is that simple. I don’t understand how anybody with any sort of education on the Civil War can see anything else.

— Ta-Nehisi Coates