Education quotes

A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.
Mark Twain

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Kofi Annan

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

Good questions outrank easy answers.
– Paul Samuelson

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

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.

Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it’s very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country.
Nelson Mandela

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
– William Ralph Inge

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
– Shakuntala Devi

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

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

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

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

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

In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education… it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond.
Malala Yousafzai

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Plato

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
Frank Zappa

I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.
Bob Marley

Our higher education system is one of the things that makes America exceptional. There’s no place else that has the assets we do when it comes to higher education. People from all over the world aspire to come here and study here. And that is a good thing.
Barack Obama

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
– Solomon Ortiz

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do.
– Wynton Marsalis

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

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

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

The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing – that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world – is what I wish for all.
Fidel Castro

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
Carl Sagan

Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

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

Change is the end result of all true learning.
– Leo Buscaglia

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

You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.
Michelle Obama