Thursday, May 14, 2015

20 Powerful Quotes about Education

Nelson Mandella

1. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -Herbert Spencer 

2. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela 

3. The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education -Martin Luther King, Jr. 

4. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. -John Dewey 

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

6. 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 

7. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~Will Durant 

8. 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 

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

10. Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom 

11. Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. ~Pete Seeger 

12. Education is learning what you didn't know you didn't know. ~George Boas 

13. The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. ~Mandell Creighton 

14. Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. -Mark Twain 

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

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

17. Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein 

18. Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions. - William Allin 

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

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

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