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

“Teachers open the door, but you enter by yourself.”
Author Unknown

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.”
George Santayana

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Albert Einstein

“In education, nothing works if the students don’t.”
Donald E. Simanek

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
Author Unknown

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.”
Abigail Adams

“The person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”
Carl Rogers

“Education is not the filling a bucket but the lighting of a fire.”
William Butler Yeats

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”
Robert M. Hutchins

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”
Sydney J. Harris

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

“Education is the best provision for old age.”

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.”
B.F. Skinner

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.”
Walt Disney

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.”
Bishop Mandell Creighton

“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.”
Ralph W. Sockman

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”
W.H. Auden

“You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.”
John Updike

“Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.”
Lawrence Lowell

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Author Unknown

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“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.”
Anatole France

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
Will Durant

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”
Malcolm Forbes

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

“A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.”
Horace Mann

“Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”
Daniel J. Boorstin

“Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness.”
Alice Miller

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”
Gilbert K. Chesterton

{ 5 comments… add one }
  • Steve Bukanga May 25, 2015, 5:22 am

    Thanx for awakening me for these quotes.. i find them so interesting..

  • Kenneth May 1, 2014, 12:39 pm

    Thank you a lot I enjoy reading these quotes.

  • Amir November 18, 2013, 8:53 am

    Too good. It was great….!

  • Achieng November 8, 2012, 9:41 am

    Thanks for the quotes. It is true that without education we grow old in our ideas and thinking.

  • Abdullah Ramadan November 3, 2012, 1:36 pm

    Thanks a lot for these quotes. I really enjoy reading them.

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