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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.


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

-Nelson Mandela


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

-John Dewey


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

-Carl Rogers


An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

-Benjamin Franklin


You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.

-Conrad Hall


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

-George Washington Carver


Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.



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

-Anthony J. D'Angelo


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

-Robert Frost


Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

-B. F. Skinner


In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

-Mark Twain


I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

-Walt Disney


If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.

-Galileo Galilei


Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.

-Amos Bronson Alcott


Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

-Charles Barkley


If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.

-Abu Bakr


Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.

-Clifford Stoll


It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

-Oscar Wilde


Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

-Robert Frost


It is always in season for old men to learn.



I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.

-Georgia O'Keeffe


Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

-Robert Frost


I am a part of everything that I have read.

-Theodore Roosevelt


The mere imparting of information is not education.

-Carter G. Woodson


Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.



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


The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

-Denis Waitley


I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.

-Martin Luther King, Jr


At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.

-Jane D. Hull


Books, the children of the brain.

-Jonathan Swift


To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.

-Edmund Burke


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

-Isaac Asimov


I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.

-Arthur Schopenhauer


I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.

-Carl Sagan


Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

-Alexander Pope


Education is all a matter of building bridges.

-Ralph Ellison


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. 

-Gail Godwin


Change is the end result of all true learning.

-Leo Buscaglia


Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.

-Anatole France


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

-Gilbert K. Chesterton


When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

-Desiderius Erasmus


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

-Edward Everett


Even when life challenges us, it's a gift beyond all measure.

-Parker Palmer


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.



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

-George Santayana


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