Only the educated are free. - Epictetus



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Education Quotations

Education make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Peter Brougham

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
Wiliam Butler Yeats

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.
Native American Saying

What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Alfred Mercier

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
G. K. Chesterton

Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.
Frederick W.Robertson

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

Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.
Greek Proverb

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

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Abigail Adams

What we have learned from others becomes our own reflection.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best and most important part of every man's education is that which he gives himself.
Edward Gibbon

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be.
Thomas Jefferson

It is a greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the word, than to rule a state.
William Ellery Channing

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.
Leonardo da Vinci

Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Robin Cook

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education; because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver

Character is a wish for a perfect education.

The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power.
Charles W. Eliot

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education.
John W. Gardner

Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am still learning.

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which which neither freedom nor justice can be maintained.
James A. Garfield

Emeralds as well as glass will shine when the light is shed on them.
Japanese Saying

Education, like the mass of our age's inventions, is after all, only a tool; everything depends upon the workman who uses it
The Simple Life

Learning is like rowing upstream:
not to advance is to drop back.
Chinese Saying

Education should bring to light the ideal of the individual.
J.P Richter

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

When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, 'As much as the living are to the dead.'
Diogenes Laetius

Upon the education of the people of this country, the fate of this country depends.
Benjamin Disraeli

Education is the best provision for old age.

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