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Education Quotes

Education is the bedrock of social and economical development of a nation. Education plays a big role in the development of the personality and character of a child. Throughout the evolution of mankind, philosophers and social reformers have realized and highlighted the importance of education. It is evident and have been proved in the past for many times that only through proper education, it can be possible to eradicate all social evils. Read these famous education quotes and inspire others about the power of knowledge and education.

Healthcare as a human right, it means that every child, no matter where you are born, should have access to a college or trade-school education if they so choose it, and I think no person should be homeless if we can have public structures and public policy to allow for people to have homes and food and lead a dignified life in the United States.

Jill Biden

Education teaches us compassion and kindness, connection to others.

Thomas Jefferson

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

George Washington Carver

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

William Butler Yeats

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

Vladimir Nabokov

Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.

Mae West

Marriage is a great institution.

P. G. Wodehouse

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.

Drew Barrymore

I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.

James Baldwin

The paradox of education is precisely this; that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.

Lee Iacocca

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.

George Eliot

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.

Horace Mann

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

Anatole France

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

John Maynard Keynes

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.

Elbert Hubbard

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.

To me, what socialism means is to guarantee a basic level of dignity. It's asserting the value of saying that the America we want and the America that we are proud of is one in which all children can access a dignified education. It's one in which no person is too poor to have the medicines they need to live.

Henry Ford

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Aldous Huxley

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

Benjamin Disraeli

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Chuck Palahniuk

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.

Horace Mann

A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.

Barack Obama

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

Jill Biden

We know that education is the key to unlocking human potential.

Carl Jung

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.

Thomas More

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.


Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Groucho Marx

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

Gertrude Stein

I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.

Brian Tracy

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.

William Osler

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.

Kamala Harris

I believe that a child going without an education is a crime.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

Robin Williams

What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong.

James Madison

A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people.

Maya Angelou

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.

Horace Mann

Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

Anatole France

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.

Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Dr. Seuss

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

Aldous Huxley

Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.

Kevin Smith

We understand that some students will not be able to be here due to circumstances beyond their control even after the university is able to open its doors again. We will make every effort to assist these students with their matriculation.

Victor Hugo

A library implies an act of faith.

Robert Frost

Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

Don DeLillo

I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.

William Osler

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.

James Madison

We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties.

Wayne Gretzky

The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.

Robert Frost

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

Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Napolean Hill

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

Pearl S. Buck

A man is educated and turned out to work. But a woman is educated and turned out to grass.

Horace Mann

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

John Mason Brown

The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education - that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.

Theodore Roosevelt

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

Dr. Seuss

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

Thomas More

To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life.

William Morris

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.

Thomas Merton

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.

Horace Mann

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

Rita Mae Brown

Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.

Anatole France

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.

Theodore Roosevelt

When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.

Stephen King

Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Woody Allen

His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.

Lou Holtz

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.

William James

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Education must remove hatred between the pilgrims on the various roads to God. There is only one God, one Goal, one Law, one Truth, one Religion and one Reason.

Peter Drucker

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.

John Ruskin

Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.


It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

Dave Barry

I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.

James Russell Lowell

True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.

Melania Trump

You judge a society by how it treats its citizens. We must do our best to ensure that every child can live in comfort and security, with the best possible education.

Jill Biden

People need to realize that community colleges really give you a good education. And they do - that's just a simple fact of it.

Dan Quayle

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.

John F. Kennedy

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

Drew Barrymore

If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.

Osama bin Laden

Bit of an academic question.

Carl Jung

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

James Madison

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

Dan Quayle

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

Arthur Ashe

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.


If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.

Karl Marx

Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.

James Stewart

I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun.

Bertrand Russell

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.

Benjamin Disraeli

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.

Laurence J. Peter

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Wilson Mizner

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

John Mason Brown

Tuition and fees have always been an access issue for us. If we raise our tuition too high, it can make it difficult for some students to enroll. And that's not a position we want to be in.

John F. Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

Rabindranath Tagore

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

Dan Quayle

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

Susan B. Anthony

If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.

Thomas More

One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated.