Education Quotes

Fran Lebowitz

In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.

Charles M. Schulz

Try not to have a good time...this is supposed to be educational.

Eckhart Tolle

The past has no power over the present moment.. Eckhart Tolle
The past has no power over the present moment.

John Lubbock

Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.

Barry Finlay

Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.

Frank Herbert

But one learns from books and reels only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.

Terry Pratchett

Progress just means bad things happen faster.


Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.

Gary L. Francione

We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience.

Christine De Pizan

Not all men (and especially the wisest) share the opinion that it is bad for women to be educated. But it is very true that many foolish men have claimed this because it displeased them that women knew more than they did.

John Ruskin

Reading and writing are not education if they do not help people to be kind to all creatures

C. Kennedy

One can learn from what is not said.

Bernard Branson

Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.. Bernard Branson
Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.

Flannery O'Connor

Everywhere I go, I am asked if I think university stifles writers. My opinion is that it doesn't stifle enough of them.

Sharon M. Draper

I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and learned to develop dreamers through teaching. I shall always be a dreamer.

Roy Peter Clark

Everyone should read, we say, but we act as if only those with special talent should write.

Jack London

He wastes his time over his writing, trying to accomplish what geniuses and rare men with college educations sometimes accomplish.

Augustine Of Hippo

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

Benedict Cumberbatch

My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education.

Zoe Weil

Someday, I hope that we will all be patriots of our planet and not just of our respective nations.

Woodrow Wilson

We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks.

Allan Lokos

Directing the mind to stay in the present can be a formidable task.

Howard Zinn

I had always insisted that a good education was a synthesis of book learning and involvement in social action, that each enriched the other. I wanted my students to know that the accumulation of knowledge, while fascinating in itself, is not sufficient as long as so many people in the world have no opportunity to experience that fascination.

Rodney Ulyate

You learn almost as much about a thinker from what he reads - in particular, what he likes and what he disdains - as from what he writes himself.

J.D. Salinger

The more expensive a school is, the more crooks it has - I'm not kidding.

Sin Mils

Purple Mike promises to be an intriguing read that will teach anyone who wants to know about the highs and lows of drug addiction. Purple Mike is a legal, natural high. Enjoy reading.

Mehmet Murat Ildan

Without mathematics, your world becomes foggy! For a clear vision, you need to be educated in the Temple of Mathematics!

Diane Samuels

Are you keeping up your good studies at school and working as hard as you always did?

Ann Druyan

As I looked out at the glittering waters of the Pacific I was seeing for Carl. He knew that it's not for any one generation to see the completed picture. That's the point. The picture is never completed. There is always so much more that remains to be discovered.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am never alone, the pages of a book keeps my mind occupied.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Time doesn't conceal anything, it tells the future what you did in the past, so prepare
Time doesn't conceal anything, it tells the future what you did in the past, so prepare well in order to score extra marks.

Joe Fassler

For (Levi) Grossman, no books feel more like home than C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, which provide the template for what he likes to read - and how he wants to write.

Ray Bradbury

I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

An educated woman is seen as a human being with a vagina. An uneducated woman is seen as a vagina with a human being.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Give the child a taste of meditation by creating a climate and atmosphere of love, acceptance and silence.

Amit Kalantri

Between natural ability and education choose natural ability, as it will keep you happy and will fetch you the glory sooner.

William Zinsser

Writers and learners will write better and learn more if they understand the "why" of what they are studying.

Brandi L. Bates

Wrote my way out of the hood...thought my way out of poverty! Don't tell me that knowledge isn't power. Education changes everything.

Leo Tolstoy

Spiritual activity, education, civilization, culture, the idea are all vague, indefinite concepts, under the banner of which it is quite convenient to use words that have a still less clear meaning and therefore can easily be plugged into any theory.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism.. Michael Bassey
Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism.

Myles Horton

Any decent society has to be built on trust and love and the intelligent use of information and feelings. Education involves being able to practice those things as you struggle to build a decent society that can be nonviolent.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

All civilized wo/men are prostitutes: Some sell what's between their legs; the rest sell what's between their ears.

Ryan Lilly

A degree helps to a degree, but your work is largely what you create it to be.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Employment was invented to make education seem useful.

Dr Dorah Diale

Work, work, and work to obtain education. Later, your education will work for you

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

The essence of education is not to get a certificate or job but, to be a holistically developed person who can positively impact the society.

William Zinsser

My work has been the education I avoided.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

School fools a lot of people. Professionally, one thing is not the most that one person can be.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Somebody is born.
Somebody goes to school.
Somebody learns to conform.
Somebody types a CV.
Somebody gets a job.
Somebody follows orders.
Somebody gets a golden watch.
And then, eventually,
Somebody dies.
And, a Nobody is buried.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A vagina is an uneducated woman’s diploma.

Ryū Murakami

This was a factory, a sorting house. We were no different from dogs and pigs and cows: all of us were allowed to play when we were small, but then, just before reaching maturity, we were sorted and classified. Being a high school student was the first step toward becoming a domestic animal.

Russell Kirk

It is good for a student to be poor. Getting and spending, the typical American college student lays waste his powers. Work and contemplation don't mix, and university days ought to be days of contemplation.

Tom Heehler

The educated don't get that way by memorizing facts; they get that way by respecting them.


We receive three educations, one from our parents, one from our school masters, and one from the world. The third contradicts all that the first two teach us.

Victor Hugo

There is in every village a torch- the schoolteacher; and an extinguisher: the priest.. Victor Hugo
There is in every village a torch- the schoolteacher; and an extinguisher: the priest.

John Dewey

The most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning.

Taylor Mali

Everything I do is kind of a lesson, even if I am the only person who learns it.

Unknown Author

The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the martyr.

Mark Twain

In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.

Pete Seeger

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.

Charles M. Schulz

I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I'm in the wrong building.

Flannery O'Connor

Total non-retention has kept my education from being a burden to me.

Rachel Caine

[Myrnin to Claire about their costumes of Pierrot and Harlequin, respectively]
"Don't they teach you anything in your schools?"
"Not about this."
"Pity. I suppose that's what comes of your main education flowing from Google.

Mary Ann Shaffer

I think you learn more if you're laughing at the same time.


It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Heath L. Buckmaster

Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.

Michel Legrand

The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.

Diane Arbus

The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way.

Jeannette Walls

You didn't need a college degree to become one of the people who knew what was really going on. If you paid attention, you could pick things up on your own.

Santosh Kalwar

In the times of trouble, be like the strong wall. In the times of joy, be like the smiling sun.

Bob Ong

...madaming teacher sa labas ng eskwelahan. desisyon mo kung kanino ka magpapaturo.

Mahatma Gandhi

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever..
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Robert Frost

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

E.M. Forster

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.

Santosh Kalwar

By 20, you should be smart. By 30, you should be strong. By 40, you should be rich. By 50, you should be wise. But if you are smart, strong, rich and wise, you don't need any age limits.

Mahatma Gandhi

A man, whilst he is dreaming, believes in his dream; he is undeceived only when he is awakened from his slumber.

Malcolm X

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you'll get action.

Bruno Bettelheim

The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue ...

Mortimer J. Adler

Is it too much to expect from the schools that they train their students not only to interpret but to criticize; that is, to discriminate what is sound from error and falsehood, to suspend judgement if they are not convinced, or to judge with reason if they agree or disagree?


Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading.

Eugène Carrière

Nature alone can lead to the understanding of art, just as art brings us back to nature with greater awarness. It is the source of all beauty, since it is the source of all life.

Sharon Salzberg

Mindfulness can play a big role in transforming our experience with pain & other difficulties; it allows us to recognize the authenticity of the distress & yet not be overwhelmed by it.

Michael Levy

My 11 #books come without pomp n frills, for all seeking #true #meaning & unafraid of overcoming past conditioning. #Rewards are infinite

Abhishek Shukla

To be successful in life , Plan, Implement, Revise, Update, and Build on Change.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.

Abhishek Shukla

Smiling is not a choice It’s a Lifestyle Pass it on

Abhishek Shukla

Passion + Vision +Skill + Mentoring = Success.

Abhishek Shukla

Start wherever you are! Low hanging fruit really tastes as good as the high stuff.

Abhishek Shukla

A lie near to truth is always difficult to catch


Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it
Do not train a child to learn by force or 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.

Baruch Spinoza

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.

John Dewey

Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.

Mary Wortley Montagu

Philosophy is the toil which can never tire persons engaged in it. All ways are strewn with roses, and the farther you go, the more enchanting objects appear before you and invite you on.

Thomas Jefferson

There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.

John Dewey

There is no such thing as educational value in the abstract. The notion that some subjects and methods and that acquaintance with certain facts and truths possess educational value in and of themselves is the reason why traditional education reduced the material of education so largely to a diet of predigested materials.

A.S. Neill

If the emotions are free the intellect will look after itself

John Dewey

The goal of education is to enable individuals to continue their education.

Charles Eisenstein

The present convergence of crises––in money, energy, education, health, water, soil, climate, politics, the environment, and more––is a birth crisis, expelling us from the old world into a new.

Paul Henry Thiry D'Holbach

Let education kindle only those which are truly beneficial
to the human species; let it favour those alone which are really necessary to the maintenance of society. The passions of man are dangerous, only because every thing conspires to give them an evil direction.

Albert Einstein

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Anton Chekhov

Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.

Megan McCafferty


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