A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
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
An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan K. Simpson
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick The Great
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
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.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Education is all a matter of building bridges.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Every educated person is a future enemy.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel de Montaigne
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Robert Green Ingersoll
It is always in season for old men to learn.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Learn to think continentally.
Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
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
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
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
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 the thoughts of other men.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
A. A. Milne
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Van Buren
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
Tammy Faye Bakker