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Motivational Education Quotes and Sayings

Education Quotes:- Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. 

Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational.

Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy.

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.

Inspirational Education Quotes And Sayings

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

Education Quotes

“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 Quotes


“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


“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 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


Education Sayings and Education Quotes


“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 our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”-Malcolm X


“Without education, we are in 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


“Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.”-Colin Powell

“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


Inspirational and Powerful Education Quotes 


“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 is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throats.”-Martin H. Fischer


“Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.”-John Locke


“Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in the future.”-Ed Markey


“My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.”-Ronaldinho


Education Quotes And Education Sayings


“It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty, and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.”-William J. Clinton


“Women need to be empowered through the strongest tool – education. They don’t need to be subservient to anyone, but at the same time, men must change their mindset towards women. If they are more respectful towards them, then things will change at the grassroots level. It will happen slowly, but everyone has to move together.”-Madhuri Dixit


“It is difficult to think of a major industry that AI will not transform. This includes healthcare, education, transportation, retail, communications, and agriculture. There are surprisingly clear paths for AI to make a big difference in all of these industries.”-Andrew Ng


“Education should not be about building more schools and maintaining a system that dates back to the Industrial Revolution. We can achieve so much more, at unmatched scale with software and interactive learning.”-Naveen Jain


“We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.”-Maria Montessori


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