Education Proverbs

By | May 14, 2014

Sayings about Education

You will never learn enough looking for only the good things in life; you will always be a pupil. ~ Japanese Proverbs

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people. ~ Chinese Proverb

If a son is uneducated, his father is to blame. ~ Chinese Proverb

Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him. ~ English Proverbs

A well educated man always has a kind word to say about the place where he spends the night. ~ Berber Proverb

A jade stone is useless before it is processed; a man is good-for-nothing until he is educated. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Education

Saying about education

Education is too important to be left solely to the educators. ~ Francis Keppel

Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on. ~ Robert Frost

It depends on education–that holder of the keys which the Almighty hath put into our hands–to open the gates which lead to virtue or to vice, to happiness or misery. ~ Philip Sidney

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery. ~ Plato

Without a gentle contempt for education, no gentleman’s education is complete. ~ G. K. Chesterton

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic. ~ Oscar Wilde

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ~ Jim Rohn

The countries who out-educate us today will out-compete us tomorrow. ~ Barack Obama

Education is only a ladder to gather fruit from the tree of knowledge, not the fruit itself. ~ Austin O’Malley

The real object of education is to give children resources that will endure as long as life endures. ~ Sydney Smith

In the march of universal improvement, education must lead the van. ~ Horace Mann

I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Without education, you’re not going anywhere in this world. ~ Malcolm X

All of life is constant education. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires. ~ James Russell Lowell

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education. ~ Chuang Tzu

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. ~ Derek Bok

Genius lasts longer than Beauty. That accounts for the fact that we all take such pains to over-educate ourselves. ~ Oscar Wilde

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 Quotes

A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. ~ John Dewey

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. ~ Lady Nancy Astor

Education is not received. It is achieved. ~ Author Unknown

Education should be the handmaid of citizenship. ~ Calvin Coolidge

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

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

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes

Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life. ~ Author Unknown

Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education. ~ Bertrand Russell

Try not to have a good time … this is supposed to be educational. ~ Charles M. Schulz

Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them. ~ Author Unknown

The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. ~ Wendell Phillips

An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all. ~ Socrates

All you have to do to educate a child is leave him alone and teach him to read. The rest is brainwashing. ~ Ellen Gilchrist

Education can no longer be the sole property of the state. ~ Peter F. Drucker

Education: a debt due from present to future generations. ~ George Peabody

An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life. ~ Author Unknown

Education makes some men wiser, others more ridiculous and foolish! ~ Norman Macdonald

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. ~ Walt Disney

Those who trust us educate us. ~ George Eliot

Education is the ability to meet life’s situations. ~ Dr. John G. Hibben

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

The key to fixing education is better teaching, and the key to better teaching is figuring out who can teach and who can’t. ~ Jonathan Alter

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. ~ H.G. Wells

Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Eperience is what you get from not reading it. ~ Author Unknown

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. ~ Henry Peter Brougham

Education is the mother of leadership. ~ Wendell L. Willkie

As an apple is not in any proper sense an apple until it is ripe, so a human being is not in any proper sense a human being until he is educated. ~ Horace Mann

Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. ~ Anatole France

I don’t believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person’s senses. ~ Grace Paley

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ~ Aristotle Quotes

The secret in education lies in respecting the student. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The education already given to the people creates the necessity of giving them more. ~ Horace Mann

Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having. ~ Ronald Reagan Quotes

A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it. ~ Author Unknown

Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. ~ Mark Twain

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work. ~ Michael Jackson

The highest result of education is tolerance. ~ Helen Keller

A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth. ~ Helen Keller Quotes

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

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life. ~ Plato

The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. ~ Sir William Osler

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family. ~ Robert M. MacIver

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. ~ G. K. Chesterton

The education of the will is the object of our existence. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

A good education is another name for happiness. ~ Ann Plato

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

Education forms the common mind. ~ Alexander Pope

Education should be the process of helping everyone to discover his uniqueness. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Education … has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. ~ G.M. Trevelyan

It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work. ~ John Ruskin

A man is a great bundle of tools. He is born into this life without the knowledge of how to use them. Education is the process of learning their use. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

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