Education Quotes

Posted by Vebra on May 12, 2012

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education Quotes

The demand for higher education is increasing in lots of countries where the funds are insufficient. Therefore, the opportunity to take a higher education becomes limited. Especially for those who are talented but comes from groups or communities that historically known for lack of scholastic opportunities.
- The Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF)

If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect.
- Maimonides

The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.
- Chinese Proverb

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.
- David Bly

Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
- Richard Feynmann

You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
- Mahatma Gandhi

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

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights. It promotes individual freedom and empowerment and yields important development benefits. Yet millions of children and adults remain deprived of educational opportunities, many as a result of poverty.

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn Vos Savant

Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning.
- Louis Nizer

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.
- Bill Vaughan

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.
- Russell Baker

You will ever remember that all the end of study is to make you a good man and a useful citizen.
- John Adams

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
- Antisthenes

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett

You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
- Edward Abbey

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

Learn something new every day under the sun. You will never get old if you do.
- Lois Bey

You study hard, always do your best, and look what happens.
- Notorious movie

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

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

Do not train children in learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
- Plato

There's money, and then there's class. The two are often separated.
- Kate Jacobs

My father is a college professor and that's about the extent of my college experience. I'm sort of a professional student forever. I think just as human beings we always have a student who is alive in us and is waiting to pop up and make us feel like we are 16 years-old again.
- Gabriel Mann

It does not matter where you go and what you study, what matters most is what you share with yourself and the world.
- Santosh Kalwar

Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering --because you can't take it in all at once.
- Audrey Hepburn

Education Quotes about University

A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism --a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
- Richard Hofstadter

The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in.
- Robert J. Kibbee

Don't let the university get in the way of your education.
- Raymond Brown

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
- John Ciardi

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
- Brooks Atkinson

The university brings out all abilities, including incapability.
- Anton Chekhov

At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries out of me.
- Barnaby C. Keeney

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
- Brooks Atkinson

The idea that it is necessary to go to a university in order to become a successful writer... is one of those fantasies that surround authorship.
- Vera Brittain

I think going to college for that one year was probable the best thing I have ever done.
- Carmelo Anthony

And I finished college because I thought how much it would upset my parents if I didn't.
- Harry Mathews

Education Quotes about Books and Libraries

Each book first begins with a little idea.
- Dick Bruna

With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.
- Doris Lessing

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
- Charles W. Eliot

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
- Laura Bush

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
- G. K. Chesterton

I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences.
- Larry Hagman

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
- Carl T. Rowan

The University Library is dedicated to the needs of its diverse communities on the campus, its advocacy and support of appropriate technology, the excellence of its collections, and the commitment of its staff to the very highest ideals of library practice.
- Gary E. Strong/ UCLA

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
- John Ruskin

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
- Anatole France

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
- Groucho Marx

Education Quotes

The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
- Cyril Connolly

I'm visiting my high school. Every half year I do the exams, and then this year I'm going to graduate.
- Daniela Hantuchova

InspirationalQuotes.Asia Updated: May 12, 2012