April 2, 2012

25 Quotes on Education to Help You Keep Going

Though formal education is essential to any civilized society, there exists a deeper kind of education, which is more an attitude toward life and lived philosophy than a program of instruction; it is a spirit of curiosity and openness that has the power to change the world.  Find inspiration to educate yourself and others from the words of these wise and educated people:

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

George Washington Carver

Education is the transmission of civilization.
Will Durant

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

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Ambrose Bierce

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo

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

Horace Mann

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

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett

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

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Abigail Adams

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.

Alvin Toffler

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

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Carl Rogers

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
Edith Hamilton

This guest post is contributed by Katheryn Rivas, who writes on the topics of online university.  She welcomes your comments at her email Id: katherynrivas87@gmail.com.

1 comment:

Melody0605 said...

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