Education Quotes


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

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
– Lord Brougham
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
– Joseph Addison
It is always in season for old men to learn.
– Aeschylus
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
– Woody Allen
I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that.
– Sparky Anderson
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
– Maya Angelou
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
– Aristotle
Education is the best provision for old age.
– Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– Aristotle
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
– Aristotle
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
– Isaac Asimov
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
– Nancy Astor
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
– Liberty Hyde Bailey
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
– Russell Baker
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 Elias Baldacci
Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black.
– James A. Baldwin
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
– Hosea Ballou
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
– Tallulah Bankhead