Education Quotes

Here's a collection of education quotes and educational quotes to remind you of what true education is make up of.

It's not about stuffing people's minds with knowledge. It's something inspirational and more....

It's about instilling a love for learning. It's about educating kids from your heart. It's about teaching others and oneself to learn from mistakes. It's about encouraging one to have the courage to lead one's life, and about helping others to raise to a higher level of awareness.

When you choose to educate with a heart full of love, what you can do will reach far beyond what you can ever imagine.

Enjoy these education quotes and educational quotes!




A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.
-- Anonymous

A word as to the education of the heart. We don't believe that this can be imparted through books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher.
-- Cesar Chavez

An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.
-- Author Unknown

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
-- Annie Sullivan

Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
-- Plato

Educate the heart. Let us have good men.
-- Hiram Powers

Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
-- Sir Claus Moser

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
-- Marian Wright Edelman

Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money in that order; it is a process, a never ending one.
-- Bel Kaufman

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
-- William Butler Yeats

Education should consist of a series of enchantments, each raising the individual to a higher level of awareness, understanding, and kinship with all living things.
-- Author Unknown

Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
-- Sir William Haley

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

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
-- Abraham Lincoln

In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
-- Eric Hoffer

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
-- Robert Green Ingersoll

It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time -- for we are bound by that -- but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.
-- T.S. Eliot

One mark of a great educator is the ability to lead students out to new places where even the educator has never been.
-- Thomas Groome

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
-- Bill Beattie

The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
-- Alfred Adler

The kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant than the subject matter we teach.
-- Meladee McCarty

The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
-- Plutarch

The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others.
-- Grayson Kirk

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

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
-- Jean Piaget

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
-- Anatole France

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.
-- Ben Sweetland

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
-- Maria Mitchell

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
-- Martina Horner

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

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