201 Education Quotes For Students And Teachers

 

Inspirational Quotes About Education For Students And Teachers With Pictures

 

“By education, I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule and to obey, with justice. This is the only education that deserves the name.”

– Plato

Education Quotes For Students And Teachers

Inspirational Education Quotes For Students And Teachers: There is probably no need to tell any person about the importance of education in life. The truth is that education is what makes man a man. But why education is so important in our life? Because education helps a person to get knowledge and improve confidence in life. Education is the key to the mental, physical, spiritual, and social development of humans. It frames the different aspects of an individual’s life like the intellectual, social, and financial parts, to establish one as a self-reliant and independent human being.

Education can help you improve your career and your personal growth. It helps you develop critical skills like decision-making, mental agility, problem-solving, and logical thinking. An educated person can become a great citizen in society. Education helps you to take the right decisions in life. People with education tend to be happier than those without an education. This is because they have better jobs, earn more money, and live better lives.

They also tend to be more active citizens and have a greater sense of purpose. Education has a positive impact on your mental health and wellbeing also. It is true that education starts with the birth of a human being and continues throughout his life. Schools and colleges were established under the social system so that every human being could get a quality education.

However, it does not mean that one can get education only in schools and colleges. The reality is that any person acquires education only through the intensity of his curiosity. Teachers and schools are just its means. Today in Education Quotes for Students, we will discuss about the importance, use, and nature of education so that everyone could understand the real meaning of education.

 

There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. Surely these should never be confused in the mind of any man who has the slightest inkling of what culture is. For most of us, it is essential that we should make a living…In the complications of modern life and with our increased accumulation of knowledge, it doubtless helps greatly to compress some years of experience into far fewer years by studying for a particular trade or profession in an institution; but that fact should not blind us to another—namely, that in so doing we are learning a trade or a profession, but are not getting a liberal education as human beings.

– James Truslow Adams

It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this, it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.

– Albert Einstein

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.

– Jean-Jacques-Rousseau

Parents who do not educate their children are like enemies of children because uneducated children are despised in the assembly of scholars like herons in the assembly of swans.

– Chanakya

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

– Emma Goldman

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

– Clay P. Bedford

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education, no man’s education is complete.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

– Chinese Proverb

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

– Chanakya

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

– Robert Frost

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

– Carl Rogers

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

– Nelson Mandela

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Do not limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

– Rabindranath Tagore

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

– Sydney J. Harris

Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.

– Margaret Atwood

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

– John Dewey

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.

– Martin Fisher

Education is the chief defense of the nation.

– Edmund Burke

The giving of love is an education in itself.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Inspiring Quotes About Education To Keep You Motivated

I received the fundamentals of my education in school, but that was not enough. My real education, the superstructure, the details, the true architecture, I got out of the public library. For an impoverished child whose family could not afford to buy books, the library was the open door to wonder and achievement, and I can never be sufficiently grateful that I had the wit to charge through that door and make the most of it. Now, when I read constantly about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that the door is closing and that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.

– Isaac Asimov

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the battering of a man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?

– Maria Montessori

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

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.

– Martin Luther

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

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better book can there be than the Book of Humanity?

– Cesar Chavez

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

– Oscar Wilde

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.

– Agnes Repplier

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.

– Marian Wright Edelman

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.

– Henry Peter Brougham

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

– Clive Staples Lewis

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differs from the dead.

– Aristotle

Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.

– Confucius

Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.

– John Hersey

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

– Aristotle

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

– Edward Everett

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

– Anonymous, Misattributed to Albert Einstein

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

– Socrates

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

– Benjamin Franklin

Education is the real safeguard of democracy.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Education Quotes For Students That Will Help Them To Grow

Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without a compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.

– Helen Keller

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 show that one’s education is complete.

– Epictetus

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.

– Charlotte Brontë

We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.

– Maria Montessori

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.

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

– Robert Green Ingersoll

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

– George Macaulay Trevelyan

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

– Aristotle

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

– Clive Staples Lewis

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

– Joseph Addison

If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance.

– Howard Gardner

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

– William Ralph Inge, Misattributed to William S. Burroughs

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

– Aristotle

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.

– Plutarch

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.

– Bill Nye

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

– Herbert Spencer

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

– Aristotle

Education is all a matter of building bridges.

– Ralph Ellison

A child miseducated is a child lost.

– John F. Kennedy

 

Top Quotes That Show Why Education Is Important In Life

All these people talk so eloquently about getting back to good old-fashioned values. Well, as an old poop, I can remember back to when we had those old-fashioned values, and I say let’s get back to the good old-fashioned First Amendment of the good old-fashioned Constitution of the United States — and to hell with the censors! Give me knowledge or give me death!

– Kurt Vonnegut

Who will bring light to the poor? Who will travel from door to door bringing education to them? Let these people be your God—think of them, work for them, and pray for them incessantly. The Lord will show you the way.

– Swami Vivekananda

Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.

– Allan Bloom

The education which does not merely gives us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence, is, in essence, the real higher education.

– Rabindranath Tagore

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

– Steve Irwin

Education can totally change your life and access to it should not depend on the economic situation of the family.

– Anonymous

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

– Robert M. Hutchins

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.

– John Locke

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.

– William Temple

Education is not culture. Education is to the mind while culture is to the heart.

– Anonymous

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

– Malcolm Forbes

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

– Isaac Asimov

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

– George Washington Carver

Education is the movement from darkness to light.

– Allan Bloom

Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.

– John G. Hibben

All real education is the architecture of the soul.

– William Bennett

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

– Alan Alexander Milne

 

Short Quotes on Education For Empowering The Women

Once you educate the boys, they tend to leave the villages and go search for work in the cities, but the girls stay home, become leaders in the community, and pass on what they’ve learned. If you really want to change a culture, empower women, improve basic hygiene and health care, and fight high rates of infant mortality, the answer is to educate girls.

– Greg Mortenson

What is the principal goal of education? The sole motto of education is the crafting of men and women in such a way that they will make their families, and their society more civilized, cultured, compassionate, and prudent.

– Pawan Pratap Singh

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

– Maya Angelou

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.

– Jane Austen

Your education is not for yourself only to earn a living, but for improving the lives of others, making your nation, this world a better place worth living.

– Pawan Pratap Singh

A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.

– Anne Bishop

Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.

– Pearl S. Buck

Education is and will be the most powerful tool for individual and social change, and we must do all that it takes to facilitate it.

– Shiv Nadar

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.

– Brigham Young

We live in exciting times and the sphere of education is not exempt from this excitement.

– Susan La Marca

A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.

– Jostein Gaarder

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

– Ernest Dimnet

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

– Napoleon Hill

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.

– Anne Sullivan

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

– Charles M. Schulz

Education, not the degree is the need to make life successful.

– Premchand

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

– Diogenes

The highest result of education is tolerance.

– Helen Keller

 

Powerful Education Quotes on Learning And Students

Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate the integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.

– Paulo Freire

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

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.

– Thomas Stearns Eliot

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.

– Nelson Mandela

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

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

– John F. Kennedy

What is education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

– Ambrose Bierce

Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.

– Thomas Jefferson

You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.

– Conrad Hall

We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.

– Ben Sweetland

Every Child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education.

– Bill Frist

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

– Benjamin Franklin

Only education teaches about moral values.

– Mahatma Gandhi

An educated people can be easily governed.

– Frederick The Great

Marriage can wait, education cannot.

– Khaled Hosseini

 

Best Education Quotes To Inspire Students And Teachers

What is the benefit of fasting in our body while filling our souls with innumerable evils? He who does not play at dice, but spends his leisure otherwise, what nonsense does he not utter? What absurdities does he not listen to? Leisure without the fear of God is, for those who do not know how to use time, the teacher of wickedness.

– Saint Basil

Do not train children to learn by force and 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.

– Plato

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven.

– Edward De Bono

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.

– James A. Baldwin

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

– Erich Fromm

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.

– Norman Cousins

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

– A. Bartlett Giamatti

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

– Ezra Pound

The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned with it, teachers and taught.

– Henry Adams

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

– Woody Allen

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

– Jim Rohn

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.

– Plato

Education means rousing a child to choose right over wrong.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Education is too important to be left solely to educators.

– Francis Keppel

Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.

– Anatole France

 

Motivational Quotes About Education For College Students

I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker.

– Stanley Kubrick

An education is not how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It is being able to differentiate between what you know and what you do not.

– Anatole France

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.

– Tom Bodett

The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.

– Alfred North Whitehead

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.

– Robert Kiyosaki

Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.

– W. E. B. Du Bois

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

– Abraham Lincoln

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

– Thomas Moore

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

– William James

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.

– Mahatma Gandhi

They cannot stop me. I will get my education if it is in the home, school, or any place.

– Malala Yousafzai

What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels about education.

– Harold Howe

When you take the free will out of education, that turns it into schooling.

– John Taylor Gatto

Instruction ends in the school room, but education ends only with life.

– Frederick W. Robertson

I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.

– Phil Mickelson

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.

– George Santayana

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

– Victor Hugo

 

Best Education Quotes For Kids To Enlighten Their Soul

For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.

– Thomas Moore

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, and teach them to think straight, if possible.

– Robert M. Hutchins

No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.

– Brad Henry

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

– Charles Barkley

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

– Jim Rohn

If the next generation is to face the future with zest and self-confidence, we must educate them to be original as well as competent.

– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

– Will Durant

Men and women must be educated, to a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.

– Mary Wollstonecraft

Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.

– Swami Vivekananda

Education is that which remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

– Anonymous, Misattributed to Albert Einstein (He attributed it to an unnamed “wit”)

To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

– Burrhus Frederic Skinner

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

– Horace Mann

Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.

– Christine Gregoire

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

– Mark Twain

One gets the benefits of education throughout life.

– Swami Vivekananda

Education is the transmission of civilization.

– Will Durant

Responsibility educates.

– Wendell Phillips

 

Funny Education Quotes That Will Make You Smile Now

I think that probably the most important thing about our education was that it taught us to question even those things we thought we knew. To say you’ve got to inquire, you’ve got to be testing your knowledge all the time in order to be more effective in what you’re doing.

– Thabo Mbeki

Experts say that if children can’t read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.

– Dirk Kempthorne

You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slowly for them. Einstein got D’s in school. Well, guess what, I get F’s!!!

– Bill Watterson

Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.

– Terry Pratchett

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

– Mark Twain

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

– Joseph Ernest Renan

If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.

– Galileo Galilei

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

– Will Rogers

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.

– Beatrix Potter

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

– Mark Twain

The first half of my life I went to school, the second half of my life I got an education.

– Mark Twain

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

– Flannery O’Connor

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

– Peter Drucker

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.

– Mark Twain

America is the best half-educated country in the world.

– Nicholas M. Butler

I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.

– Bill Watterson

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

– Derek Bok

Education is a system of imposed ignorance.

– Noam Chomsky

 

Education Quotes That’ll Keep Your Desire To Learn Burning Bright

Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.

– Victor Hugo

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.

– David M. Burns

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

– John W. Gardner

The goal of education is to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students in order to make them wise, civilized, and cultured.

– Pawan Pratap Singh

Education is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free men recognize, and the only ruler that free men require.

– Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar

In large states, public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Having common sense without education is thousand times much better than having education without common sense.

– Robert Green Ingersoll

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world’s work, and the power to appreciate life.

– Brigham Young

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

– Kofi Annan

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

– Malcolm X

Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to answer all questions.

– William Allin

Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward.

– George Weah

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

– John F. Kennedy

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

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

To me, education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.

– Muriel Spark

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

– William Butler Yeats

The education of a man is never completed until he dies.

– Robert E. Lee

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

– Albert Einstein

Only the educated are free.

– Epictetus

Undoubtedly education is priceless as it makes a human being fit to be called a human being. Education enables people across the planet to learn how to develop. This process of empowering our own educational development means that the whole world will grow, with new ideas, new inventions, and new ways to improve lives. We hope you have liked these education quotes for students and teachers. Feel free to share these education quotes with your friends and followers.

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be the person who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.”

– Alvin Toffler

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