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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.

William Morris

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

Will Rogers

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

Bill Clinton

In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.

Edinson Cavani

In Uruguay, there is a football pitch every hundred metres, whether it is made by grass, small stones, or sand. This has been my football education.

Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

William Butler Yeats

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

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.

Joseph Addison

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

It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.

Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

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.

Mark Twain

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.

George Washington Carver

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

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.

Michael Jackson

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

Lyndon B. Johnson

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

Joseph Stalin

Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.

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.

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.

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.


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Victor Hugo

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Anatole France

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

Kamala Harris

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

Sandra Day O'Connor

I had become increasingly concerned in recent years about the lack of civics education in our nation's schools. In recent years, the schools have stopped teaching it. And it's unfortunate.

Leonardo da Vinci

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

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.

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Tony Blair

Education is the best economic policy there is.

Bertrand Russell

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.


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

Horace Mann

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

Malcolm X

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

Robert Frost

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

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.

Sonia Sotomayor

Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.

Priyanka Chopra

Education has always been very important to me. It means you don't have to depend on anyone else.


The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Walter Scott

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

Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.

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.

Clarence Thomas

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

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.

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma - like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place - and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.

Rabindranath Tagore

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.


If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.

Isaac Asimov

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

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.


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Wilson Mizner

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

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.

Alexander Hamilton

Learn to think continentally.

Sandra Day O'Connor

We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.

Good Principles Children

My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics - they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled - even though it meant budgeting like crazy.

Helen Keller

The highest result of education is tolerance.

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.

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.

Abraham Lincoln

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

Albert Einstein

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Napolean Hill

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

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.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.

Osama bin Laden

Bit of an academic question.

Dick Cheney

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

There's probably people that go to Harvard and say, 'Listen, I went to Harvard. I got a great education, and I can't find a job, or I didn't become the success that I could have been.' Sure, I mean, you probably have that at every major university.

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Ambrose Bierce

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Horace Mann

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

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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.

American liberals have become addicted to the courtroom, relying on judges and lawyers rather than elected leaders and the ballot box, as the primary means of effecting their social agenda on everything from gay marriage to assisted suicide to the use of vouchers for private-school education.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

Thomas More

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

Lee Iacocca

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

Francis Bacon

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.

Adolf Hitler

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

Bill Gates

In the long run, your human capital is your main base of competition. Your leading indicator of where you're going to be 20 years from now is how well you're doing in your education system.

Rachel McAdams

My parents opened a bank account for me when I was really little, and I think I paid for some of my university education with my savings. I've always been a bit of a saver.

People often talk about Hispanics. You know, I have more Hispanics come up to me telling me, 'Listen, I can't wait for your father to be president. He's gonna bring jobs back to the United States. He's gonna end the nonsense. He's gonna create good trade deals. He's gonna create better education. He's gonna create a better family structure.'

Walt Disney

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

Benjamin Disraeli

There is no education like adversity.

I was a Senate spouse for many, many years. I kept my own career. I was teaching and Joe was doing politics. I realized when we were elected vice president that I had a platform and I knew I was not going to waste my platform. It was going to focus women and girls' education.

John F. Kennedy

A child miseducated is a child lost.

Albert Einstein

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Horace Mann

Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.

Will Smith

Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.

Rupert Murdoch

You can't have a competitive, egalitarian meritocracy if only some of your citizens have the opportunity for a good education.

John Maynard Keynes

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

Desmond Tutu

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.

Thomas Merton

October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.