Education Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old education quotes, education sayings, and education proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
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.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey
Education is the movement from darkness to light. Allan Bloom
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. Chanakya
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. John F. Kennedy
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
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life. Plato
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. Daniel J. Boorstin
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. Malcolm X
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. G.K. Chesterton
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. Socrates
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
No man who worships education has got the best out of education.... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete. G.K. Chesterton
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
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. Edward Everett
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins
He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Aristotle
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G.K. Chesterton
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent. John Maynard Keynes
Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throats. Martin H. Fischer