Education Quotes



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

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
– Albert Einstein

A professor is one who talks in someone else’s sleep.
– Anonymous

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
– Lily Tomlin

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

Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
– Aldous Huxley

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
– John Cotton Dana

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
– Mark Twain

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
– Socrates

Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
– Sir Claus Moser

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
– Carl Rogers

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
– Thomas Carruthers

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.
– Tallulah Bankhead

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– Aristotle

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
– Mark Twain

The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
– Aldous Huxley

I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught.
– Winston Churchill

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
– Mark Twain

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.
– Lee Iacocca

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
– Albert Einstein

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
– George Santayana

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but ’tis the schoolboys who educate him.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
– Robert Green Ingersoll

I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
– Albert Einstein

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