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Education

Definition: The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction.
Number of Quotes: 50

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

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Richard David Bach

What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.
Horatio Bottomley

The market will pay better to entertain than educate.
Warren Buffett

That's the reason they're called lessons, the Gryphon remarked: because they lessen from day to day.
Lewis Carroll

Who reads much and walks much sees much and knows much.
Cervantes

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

I would like to have been examined in history, poetry and writing essays. The examiners, on the other hand, were partial to Latin and mathematics. And their will prevailed ... I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know.
Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations ... The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
Winston Churchill

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

Better build schoolrooms for the boy,
Than cells and gibbets for the man.

Eliza Cook

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, Press on, has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge

There is no education like adversity.
Benjamin Disraeli

Sometimes it seems the only accomplishment my education ever bestowed on me, the ability to think in quotations.
Margaret Drabble

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus

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

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France

I'm not an educator ... I'm a learner.
Bill Gates

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Khalil Gibran

Bromidic though it may sound, some questions don't have answers, which is a terribly difficult lesson to learn.
Katharine Graham

The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
Thomas Huxley

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Thomas Jefferson

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Joseph Joubert

What did it for me? It wasn't my education or experience. It was my passion.
Andrea Jung

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Immanuel Kant

The purpose of a university is to make students safe for ideas - not ideas safe for students.
Clark Kerr

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men - the balance wheel of the social machinery ... It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor.
Horace Mann

We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
Margaret Mead

Show me the man who has enjoyed his schooldays and I will show you a bully and a bore.
Robert Morley

Everywhere I go I am asked if university stifles writers. My opinion is that it doesn't stifle enough of them.
Flannery O'Connor

The most important thing I would learn in school was that almost everything I would learn in school would be utterly useless.
Joseph O'Connor

Misquotation is ... the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
Hesketh Pearson

One of the best ways of enslaving a people is to keep them from education... The second way of enslaving a people is to suppress the sources of information, not only by burning books but by controlling all the other ways in which ideas are transmitted.
Eleanor Roosevelt

A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.
Helen Rowland

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

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
Angela Schwindt

Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
Pete Seeger

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Gentlemen, you are now about to embark on a course of studies which will occupy you for two years. Together, they form a noble adventure. But I would like to remind you of an important point. Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you in after life, save only this, that if you work hard and intelligently you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot, and that, in my view, is the main, if not the sole, purpose of education.
John Alexander Smith

Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you in after life - save only this - that if you work hard and intelligently you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot, and that, in my view, is the main, if not the sole, purpose of education.
John Alexander Smith

The illiterate of the year 2000 will not be the individual who cannot read and write, but the one who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Alvin Toffler

I never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.
Mark Twain

Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.
Evelyn Waugh

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

There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Oscar Wilde

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X

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

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