Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire. ~ William Butler Yeats

The difference between education and intelligence is that intelligence will make you a good living. ~ Charles Kettering

A good education is the next best thing to a pushy mother. ~ Charles Schulz

Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival. ~W. Edwards Deming

Education, in the broadest of truest sense, will make an individual seek to help all people, regardless of race, regardless of color, regardless of condition. ~ George Washington Carver

I do not much believe in education. Each man ought to be his own model, however frightful that may be. ~ Albert Einstein

Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. ~ Robert Frost

All of life is a constant education. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. ~ John F. Kennedy

When I learn something new–and it happens every day–I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest. ~ Bill Moyers

Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another. ~ Marva Collins

We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything. ~ Thomas Edison

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. ~ B. F. Skinner

A word as to the education of the heart. We don’t believe that this can be imparted through books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher. ~ Cesar Chavez

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind. ~ Anatole France

Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. ~ Mark Twain

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. ~ Barbara Jordan

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. ~ Albert Einstein

Learn to obey before you command. ~ Solon

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. ~ Aristotle

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers. ~ Richard Bach

In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply. ~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Education is the best provision for old age. ~ Aristotle

Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of society is not natural to mankind. ~ Winston Churchill

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

Upon the education of the people the fate of this country depends. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

All that’s different about me is that I still ask the questions most people stopped asking at age five. ~ Albert Einstein

Whoever touches the life of the child touches the most sensitive point of a whole which has roots in the most distant past and climbs toward the infinite future. ~ Maria Montessori

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny. ~ W. Clement Stone

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

If we could only learn to learn in time. ~ Enrique Solari

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak. ~ Michael Garrett Marino

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

A school should not be a preparation for life. A school should be life. ~ Elbert Hubbard

For me, education means to inspire people to live more abundantly, to learn to begin with life as they find it and make it better. ~ Carter G. Woodson

Adults who think that children must be manipulated for their own good have developed the attitude of a controlling parent who lacks faith in himself. the child. or humanity or himself. ~ Carl Rogers

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college. ~ Lilian Smith

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ~ Benjamin Franklin

You can’t learn less. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back. ~ Abraham Lincoln

The way to improve our schools is not more money, but the reintroduction of moral and spiritual values, as well as the four R’s: reading, ‘riting, ‘rithmatic, and Rush. ~ Rush Limbaugh

Learn to see in another’s calamity the ills that you should avoid. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. ~ Abigail Smith Adams

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~ Will Durant

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. ~ Aristotle

I take great solace that Einstein failed math. I failed math. I also failed English and home economics. Einstein was an underachiever. ~ Danny Bonaduce, Random Acts of Badness, 2002

I learn by going where I have to go. ~ Theodore Roethke

Man’s most human characteristic is not his ability to learn, which he shares with many other species, but his ability to teach and store what others have developed and taught him. ~ Margaret Mead

Eduction is the ability to think clearly, act well in a world of work and to appreciate life. ~ Brigham Young

Schools should be the most beautiful place in every town and village–so beautiful that the punishment for undutiful children should be barred from going to school the following day. ~ Oscar Wilde

You can get all A’s and still flunk life. ~ Walker Percy

Learning takes us through many states of life, but it fails utterly in the hour of danger and temptation. Then faith alone saves. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~ John Dewey

It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning. ~ Claude Bernard

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. ~ Chinese Proverb

An uneducated mind is as dangerous as a high-speed automobile with weak brakes. ~ Guredev Chitrabandhu

The test of good education is seeing how it behaves in a fight. ~ George Bernard Shaw

School is not the end but only the beginning of an education. ~ Calvin Coolidge, IBD, 6/11/04

Education is the great American adventure, the world’s most colossal democratic experiment. ~ Mary McLeod Bethune

Academics were important to my parents, as immigrants. Education is where it all begins. ~ Renee Zellweger

Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission. I truly believe in the saying We work to become, not to acquire. ~ Bill Russell

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. ~ Zen Proverb

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters then among college students. ~ Carl Sagan, IBD

Those who have not distinguished themselves at school need not on that account be discouraged. the greatest minds do not necessarily ripen the quickest. ~ John Lubbock

Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Learning can be defined as the process of remembering what you are interested in. ~ Richard Saul Wurman

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

True literacy is becoming an arcane art, and the nation is steadily “dumbing down.” ~ Isaac Asimov, It’s Been a Good Life

Learning it (Shakespeare’s plays) in school was a bit of a bore. ~ Al Pacino

Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education. ~ Chuang tzu

A good education is the next best thing to a pushy mother. ~ Charles Schulz

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one. ~ Jean Baptiste Molière

You can finish school, and even make it easy, but you never finish your education, and it is seldom easy. ~ Zig Ziglar

First you have to learn to do something, then you can go out and do it. ~ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Conversations in Paint

The ignorant are to be found as much among the educated as among the uneducated. ~ Robert Henri, Art Spirit

This (scanning project) is our chance to one-up the Greeks! It is really possible with the technology of today, not tomorrow. We can provide all the works of humankind to all the people of the world. It will be an achievement remembered for all time, like putting a man on the moon. ~ Brewster Kahle, NY Times, 5/14/06

A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others. ~ Buddah

You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way. ~ Marvin Minsky

Our educational system basically strives for normal—which is too bad. Sometimes the exceptional is classified as abnormal and pushed aside. ~ Neil Young, Esquire, 1/06

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and atended to with diligence. ~ Abigail Adams

There is a brilliant child locked inside every student. ~ Marva Collins

Learning without thought is labor lost. ~ Confucius