23 Inspirational Quotes On Education

23 Inspirational Quotes On Education

Remember the famous Nelson Mandela quote where he said education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world?

Oh well, how right he was; wasn’t he? The growth of civilization would have been sheer impossible without education.

Anyway, today, in this article, we are going to highlight 23 inspirational educational quotes from celebrated personalities for your reference. You may know a few or you may not; rest assured they will come in handy for your career growth for sure. So let’s begin.

1. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”- Mahatma Gandhi

2. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”- Oscar Wilde

3. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”- Albert Einstein

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

5. “The past has no power over the present moment.”- Eckhart Tolle

6. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”- Margaret Mead

7. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”- C.S. Lewis

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

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9. “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

10. Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.”- E.M. Forster

11. “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

12. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”- Albert Einstein

13. “Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.”- Sidney Hook

14. “Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.”- Confucius

15. “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

16. “Books permit us to voyage through time, to tap the wisdom of our ancestors. The library connects us with the insight and knowledge, painfully extracted from Nature, of the greatest minds that ever were, with the best teachers, drawn from the entire planet and from all our history, to instruct us without tiring, and to inspire us to make our own contribution to the collective knowledge of the human species. I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.”- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

17. “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”- Theodore Roosevelt

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18. “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

19. “Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.”- Charles R. Swindoll

20. “Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.”- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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21. “Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught”- Oscar Wilde

22. “It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.”- James Baldwin

23. “A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”- Theodore Roosevelt


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