Education Quotes

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
– Robert Kiyosaki
No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.
– Louis L'Amour
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
– General Robert E. Lee
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
– C. S. Lewis
Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.
– Blanche Lincoln
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
– John Locke
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
– John Lubbock
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
– Horace Mann
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
– Horace Mann
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
– Horace Mann
Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
– Judith Martin
Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
– Bryant H. McGill
True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living.
– Bryant H. McGill
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
– Al McGuire
Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
– Barbara Mikulski
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
– A. A. Milne
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
– Michel de Montaigne
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!
– Andy McIntyre
A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
– Agnes de Mille
Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market.
– Janet Napolitano
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
The doer alone learneth.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
– Ellen Ochoa
Education is a vacine for violence.
– Edward James Olmos
Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat.
– Rick Perry
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
– Wendell Phillips
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
– Plato
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
– Alexander Pope
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
– Ezra Pound
To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.
– Munshi Premchand
The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
– Jodi Rell
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
– Joseph Ernest Renan
Education enables people and societies to be what they can be. It is education that allows us to see that we are in this for the long haul, and it is education that will give us the tools we need to build a better future.
– Bill Richardson
The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education.
– Bill Richardson
Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education.
– Bob Riley
The amount of money we spend on education is important, but not nearly as important as how the money is spent.
– Bob Riley
Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.
– Frederick William Robertson
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
– Carl R. Rogers
America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
– Will Rogers
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
– John Ruskin
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
– John Ruskin
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
– John Ruskin
We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.
– Bob Taft
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
– Dylan Thomas
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
– Harry S. Truman
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
– Mark Twain
Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
– Mark Twain
I never let schooling interfere with my education.
– Mark Twain
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
– Mark Twain
Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
– Chuang Tzu
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
– Cornelius Vanderbilt
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
– Bill Vaughn
All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
– Earl Warren
In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.
– Earl Warren
We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of separate but equal has no place.
– Earl Warren
Let people have an education and you can't stop them.
– La Monte Young
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
– Loretta Young
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
– Zhuang Zi
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
– Wendell Phillips
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
– Publilius Syrus
Education has for its object the formation of character.
– Herbert Spencer
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
– G. M. Trevelyan
Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education
– Chuck Palahniuk
You should be able to afford health care for your family. You should be able to retire with dignity and respect. And you should be able to give your children the kind of education that allows them to dream even bigger, go even farther and accomplish even more than you could ever imagine.
– Cory Booker
You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education.
– Robert Vaughn
You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.
– Ulrich Beck
You may be a redneck if... you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.
– Jeff Foxworthy
You look at public education system, charter schools, infrastructure, in so many ways New Orleans has come back stronger.
– Drew Brees
You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
You know, in 1975 I couldn't get a job in New York City because I was American. The kitchens were predominantly run by French, Swiss, German, and basically I got laughed at. I had education, I had experience, but got laughed at because I was American.
– Emeril Lagasse
You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R's only one begins with an R.
– Dennis Miller
You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That's an education in itself.
– Carol Burnett
You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people have a much higher standard of living, in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs.
– Bernie Sanders
You cannot blame the mismanagement of the economy or the fact that we have not invested adequately in education in order to give our people the knowledge, the skills and the technology that they need in order to be able to use the resources that Africa has to gain wealth.
– Wangari Maathai
You can't stand for too many things. You can't use the bully pulpit for too many things. So, I promise you, every day, I am going to talk about jobs, spending, and education.
– Meg Whitman
You can't legislate good will - that comes through education.
– Malcolm X
You can't have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they're not going to hear them in America. I believe it's part of their education.
– Donna Shalala
You can't have a sustainable US economy without a great education system. Teach students to do the job right. You don't have an innovative economy unless you have a great education.
– Walter Isaacson
You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
– Tammy Faye Bakker
You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life.
– Barack Obama
Years ago nobody was elected on the economic ticket. It was either the education platform, or it was health or it was other issues. It is only recently that economic values have superceded every other human value.
– Anita Roddick
Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing.
– Steve Irwin
Without in any way minimising the economic and psychological blow that people experience when they lose their jobs, the unemployed in affluent countries still have a safety net, in the form of social security payments, and usually free healthcare and free education for their children. They also have sanitation and safe drinking water.
– Peter Singer
Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
– Malcolm X
Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.
– Jon Meacham
With my ministry of light, part of what I do is work on the California Alliance For Arts Education.
– Sally Kirkland
With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job.
– Jennifer Granholm
Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
– Edsger Dijkstra
Where the private sector, or anyone else, has skills, knowledge and resources that can help to deliver a high quality of education and to raise standards, we should use them.
– Estelle Morris
Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.
– James Madison
When you have strict censorship of the internet, young students cannot receive a full education. Their view of the world is imbalanced. There can be no true discussion of the issues.
– Ai Weiwei
When women earn the money for the family, everyone in the family benefits. We also know that when women have an income, everyone wins because women dedicate 90% of the income to health, education, to food security, to the children, to the family, or to the community, so when women have an income, everybody wins.
– Michelle Bachelet
When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights.
– Omar Bongo
When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.
– Arlen Specter
When I was young I didn't care about education, just money and box office.
– Jackie Chan
When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school.
– Angela Bassett
When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition.
– Yoko Ono
When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.
– Billy Joel
When I was a child I didn't care about getting an education, and I didn't finish high school.
– Mary J. Blige