Education Quotes

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
– Jacques Barzun
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
– Henry Ward Beecher
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
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
– Allan Bloom
Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
– Christopher Bond
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
It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.
– Joseph Brodsky
Man is what he reads.
– Joseph Brodsky
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
– Charlotte Bronte
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
– George W. Bush
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
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
– Bob Beauprez
America is the best half-educated country in the world.
– Nicholas Murray Butler
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
– G. K. Chesterton
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
The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
– G. K. Chesterton
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
– G. K. Chesterton
Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
– Noam Chomsky
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero