Education Quotes

Education is…

One of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan (1860–1955) 10th president of Indiana University (1902 to 1937).
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Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.
George Savile, Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695) English statesman and author.

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
Will Durant (1885-1981) U.S. author and historian.  

Teachers are people who start things they never see finished, and for which they never get thanks until it is too late. Max Forman 

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 (1858-1919) American president

They say that we are better educated than our parents’ generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.
Douglas Yates
Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist. The Decay of Lying.

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) British dramatist, critic, writer. Maxims for Revolutionists.

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.Wilson Mizner (1876-1933) American dramatist.


Education is too important to be left solely to educators.Francis Keppel (1916–1990) American educator, U.S. Commissioner of Education (1962–1965).

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
Robert G. Ingersoll, Abraham Lincoln.

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer.
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