96 Best Quotes about Education

Education Quote of the Day

I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life. - Clay Aiken , Musician

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around. - Jim Rohn

Children Quotes, Motivational Quotes

I believe that any type of education can be great, but an education about ourselves can create something wonderful. I am a comedian, but people have called me a motivational speaker. I don't really consider myself that at all. - Andy Andrews, Author

Children Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Great Quotes, Wonder Quotes

Education, Learning, Chance Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams - Abigail Adams, American First Lady

Great Quotes, Learning Quotes, Virtue Quotes


Common Core is a big win for education. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Connectivity enables transparency for better government, education, and health. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Health Quotes

I'm a huge fan of music in schools and music education because that's how I grew up. - Kris Allen , Musician

Music Quotes

England is so defined, the class system, your education. I think what was unique about the Canterbury scene. - Kevin Ayers, Composer

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset. - Liberty Hyde Bailey, Scientist

Purpose Quotes

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. - Groucho Marx

Vision Quotes

No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions. - David Baker, Composer

Customer Quotes, Technology Quotes, Effort Quotes

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, American President

Life Quotes, American Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Skill Quotes, Future Quotes, Money Quotes

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Graduation Quotes

Minister and writer Barbara Kaufmann has addressed the subject of guerrilla decontextualization on both the 'Voices Compassionate Education' website and on 'Inner Michael', where she offers the kind of insights into the spiritual aspects of Michael Jackson's creative artistry that mainstream media mostly ignores. - Aberjhani, American Historian

Spiritual Quotes, Compassion Quotes

Growing up in D.C. there are so many different types of educational and professional levels. They call D.C. 'Chocolate City' but just because we're all chocolate doesn't mean we're all the same. In D.C., everyone co-exists harmoniously but the lines are still drawn. And people don't really step over those lines. - Laz Alonso, Actor

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions - Bishop Mandell Creighton

Back to School Quotes

The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms. - Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher

Religious Quotes

I do sometimes accuse people of ignorance, but that is not intended to be an insult. I'm ignorant of lots of things. Ignorance is something that can be remedied by education. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Ignorance Quotes

All around the United States of America - in the cities and the counties - our public education is suffering and has been suffering. Cuts, cuts, cuts. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Suffering Quotes

My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents. - Kenneth Joseph Arrow , Economist

Parents Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes

My father said that I could always become an actress, but I couldn't go back to college later in life. So I had to first finish my education, and then I could do what I wanted. At the time, I was not pleased, but now, I can't thank him enough. My parents were absolutely right. - Vidya Balan, Actress

Life Quotes, Time Quotes, Parents Quotes

The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education. - Jean de la Bruyere, Philosopher

Nothing in this 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. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Success Quotes, Determination Quotes, Genius Quotes, Persistence Quotes, Talent Quotes, Men Quotes

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. - Joseph Addison, Writer

There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book. - Howard Aiken , Scientist

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet - Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

Graduation Quotes

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work. - Michael Jackson

Great Quotes, Work Quotes

Brown versus the Board of Education is no longer the white person's problem. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it. - Piers Anthony , Writer

My family was a good family, I had a great Canadian education and I came up in a great, little town like Ottawa. - Paul Anka , Musician

Great Quotes

Education happens to be something that all people, all cultures, need to embrace. Math, science, the words of the world. To be able to speak and be able to have clarity and to be able to think. Those are the greatest of gifts. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Great Quotes, Science Quotes

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Back to School Quotes

I think that the American people are curious about who a candidate is, what their background is, who their family is, what their faith experience has been, their education, their work experience. All of those are factors that voters look at because they want to take a measure of the individual. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

American Quotes, Work Quotes, Experience Quotes, Faith Quotes

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

How emigration is actually lived - well, this depends on many factors: education, economic station, language, where one lands, and what support network is in place at the site of arrival. - Daniel Alarcon , Author

Work Quotes, Language Quotes

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. - Nancy Astor, Politician

Humanity Quotes

Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass - Ron Jaworski

Success Quotes, Business Quotes, Positive Thinking Quotes, Thinking Quotes

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. - Jim Rohn

Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black. - James A. Baldwin, Author

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

Knowledge Quotes, Values Quotes, Aim Quotes, Facts Quotes

As African economies boom and businesses are created, one of the big questions this growth raises is that of third-level education: how can Africa develop a knowledge infrastructure to rival that of the west, a sort of Harvard University in Africa? - Richard Attias, Businessman

Business Quotes, Knowledge Quotes

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

Back to School Quotes

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, Novelist

Heart Quotes, Prejudice Quotes

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

No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Elections Quotes

Maybe one day there will finally be an education for electronic music. - Afrojack, Dutch Musician

Music Quotes

Unemployment rates among Americans who never went to college are about double that of those who have a postsecondary education. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

American Quotes

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, President

Off to College Quotes

I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute. - Loni Anderson, Actress

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it - William Haley

Life Quotes, Time Quotes, Desire Quotes, Purpose Quotes

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. - Theodore Roosevelt, President

Knowledge Quotes, Worth Quotes

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. - George Bernard Shaw

Art Quotes, Philosophy Quotes, Science Quotes

I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Time Quotes

4 Top quotes about Education by Noam Chomsky

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society. - Noam Chomsky

The country that consistently ranks among the highest in educational achievement is Finland. A rich country, but education is free. Germany, education is free. France, education is free. - Noam Chomsky

Achievement Quotes, Rich Quotes

I admire Ralph Nader and Denis Kucinich very much, and insofar as they bring up issues and carry out an educational and organisational function - that's important, and fine, and I support it. - Noam Chomsky

Important Quotes

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

Rich Quotes, Fulfillment Quotes

5 Famous quotes about Education by Nita Ambani

I believe primary and secondary education is the bedrock of any sustainable society. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Every child has a right to education as much as to life, and every woman the right to live. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Life Quotes

At Reliance Foundation schools, we lay special emphasis on value-based education, sports, and overall development of students. That is why the teacher-students ratio is kept at a healthy 1:20 so that all children get proper attention in class. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Children Quotes, Health Quotes, Attention Quotes

Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Choice Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Community Quotes, Future Quotes, Power Quotes

Education is all about igniting young minds and enabling them to attain their fullest potential. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Potential Quotes, Mind Quotes

7 Popular quotes about Education by Mark Twain

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. - Mark Twain

Don't let schooling interfere with your education. - Mark Twain

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. - Mark Twain

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

I've never let my school 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

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education - Mark Twain

Yearbook Quotes, Back to School Quotes

5 Amazing quotes about Education by Joe Baca

Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence. - Joe Baca, Politician

Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children. - Joe Baca, Politician

Children Quotes, Values Quotes, Parents Quotes

The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system. - Joe Baca, Politician

Children Quotes, Goal Quotes, Risk Quotes

Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success. - Joe Baca, Politician

Children Quotes, Success Quotes, Important Quotes, Skill Quotes, Ability Quotes, Future Quotes

As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district. - Joe Baca, Politician

Faith Quotes

4 Awesome quotes about Education by Dalai Lama

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Attention Quotes, Heart Quotes

My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Experience Quotes, Hope Quotes, Heart Quotes, Religion Quotes

Religion, any religion, no matter what sort of wonderful religion, never be universal. So now education is universal, so we have to sort of find ways and means through education system, from kindergarten up to university level, to make awareness these good things, the values, inner values. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Values Quotes, Awareness Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Religion Quotes

If you have religious faith, very good, you can add on secular ethics, then religious belief, add on it, very good. But even those people who have no interest about religion, okay, it's not religion, but you can train through education. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Belief Quotes, Faith Quotes, Ethics Quotes, Religion Quotes, Religious Quotes

4 Best quotes about Education by Clay Aiken

I did get a degree in special education. - Clay Aiken , Musician

I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life. - Clay Aiken , Musician

Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Work Quotes

If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. - Clay Aiken , Musician

Opportunity Quotes

I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities. - Clay Aiken , Musician

Love Quotes, Help Quotes, Opportunity Quotes

11 Education Quotes for Children

The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school. - Grace Abbott, Activist

Age Quotes, Children Quotes, Work Quotes, Argument Quotes, Democracy Quotes

'Doctor Who' was my first telly job, and before that I did a lot of theatre in education, children's theatre. - Sophie Aldred , Actress

Children Quotes

Americans want students to get the best education possible. We want schools to prepare children to become good citizens and members of a prosperous American economy. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Children Quotes, American Quotes, Economy Quotes

Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it's very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country. - Nelson Mandela

Children Quotes, Challenge Quotes, Important Quotes

Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Children Quotes, Work Quotes, Ability Quotes, Control Quotes, Women Quotes, Giving Quotes, Power Quotes

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, Politician

Children Quotes, Health Quotes, Food Quotes, Women Quotes, Community Quotes, Money Quotes, Security Quotes

I thought if anyone need a leg up, it was our foster children. So, I started getting involved in education reform, and that was back in 1998. And as a result of all the reform work that I had done, people urged me to run for the Minnesota state Senate. I did, I was there for six years. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Children Quotes, Work Quotes, Thought Quotes, Reform Quotes

I'm not only a lawyer, I have a post doctorate degree in federal tax law from William and Mary. I work in serious scholarship and work in the United States federal tax court. My husband and I raised five kids. We've raised 23 foster children. We've applied ourselves to education reform. We started a charter school for at-risk kids. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Taxes Quotes, Children Quotes, Risk Quotes, Work Quotes, Reform Quotes

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, Politician

Children Quotes, Anger Quotes, Control Quotes, Thought Quotes, Influence Quotes

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou

Children Quotes, Character Quotes

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age - Erich Fromm

Children Quotes