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education quotes Man is what he reads. ~Joseph Brodsky

Man is what he reads. ~Joseph Brodsky tweet

Top 10 education quotes Good questions outrank easy answers. ~Paul Samuelson

Good questions outrank easy answers. ~Paul Samuelson tweet

Top 10 education quotes The willingness to learn new skills is very high. ~Angela Merkel

The willingness to learn new skills is very high. ~Angela Merkel tweet

Top 10 education quotes Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ~Margaret Mead

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ~Margaret Mead tweet

Top 10 education quotes Nine tenths of education is encouragement. ~Anatole France

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. ~Anatole France tweet

Top 10 education quotes Education begins at home. You can't blame the school for not putting into your child what you don't put into him. ~Geoffrey Holder

Education begins at home. You can’t blame the school for not putting into your child what you don’t put into him. ~Geoffrey Holder tweet

Top 10 education quotes Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life. ~Brigham Young

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life. ~Brigham Young tweet

Top 10 education quotes Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. ~Jim Henson

Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. ~Jim Henson tweet

Top 10 education quotes The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery. ~Plato

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

Top 10 education quotes What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. ~Joseph Addison

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. ~Joseph Addison tweet


What is education quotes?

Education quotes Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~Malcolm X tweet


Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life. ~Shakuntala Devi tweet


Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. ~Kofi Annan tweet


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


Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward. ~George Weah tweet


Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future. ~Ed Markey tweet


Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ~Robert Frost tweet


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


I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. ~Steve Irwin tweet


Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations. ~Bob Beauprez tweet


Education is teaching our children to desire the right things. ~Plato tweet


Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. ~Joseph Stalin tweet


Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t. ~Pete Seeger tweet


Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced. ~William Glasser tweet


Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams. ~Nita Ambani tweet


Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. ~Karl Kraus tweet


Education is the best provision for old age. ~Aristotle tweet


Funny education quotes


Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. ~Red Skelton tweet


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. tweet


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


Marriage can wait, education cannot. ~Khaled Hosseini tweet


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


Think like a proton, always positive. tweet


Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. ~Mark Twain tweet


Blaming teachers for the problems in education is like blaming doctors for people getting sick. tweet


Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don’t have the top for. ~Jerry Seinfeld tweet


The human brain is special. It starts working as soon as you get up and it doesn’t stop until you get to school. ~Milton Berle tweet


I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. ~Steven Wright tweet


Colleges don’t make fools. They only develop them! tweet


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Short education quotes


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


Success is a poor teacher. ~Robert Kiyosaki tweet


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


Nine tenths of education is encouragement. ~Anatole France tweet


A good education is a foundation for a better future. ~Elizabeth Warren tweet


I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. ~Albert Einstein tweet


The world exists for the education of each man. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson tweet


The highest result of education is tolerance. ~Helen Keller tweet


Responsibility educates. ~Wendell Phillips tweet


Change is the end result of all true learning. ~Leo Buscaglia tweet


There is no failure. Only feedback. ~Robert Allen tweet


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


Education and work are the levers to uplift a people. ~W. E. B. Du Bois tweet


There is no education like adversity. ~Benjamin Disraeli tweet


Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom tweet


All real education is the architecture of the soul. ~William Bennett tweet


An education is not so much about making a living as making a person. ~Tara Westover tweet


Education is the vaccine for violence. ~Edward James Olmos tweet


Education is the development of power and ideal. ~W. E. B. Du Bois tweet


Quality education quotes


A good teacher will appreciate the good qualities of his students. If one good quality is allowed to emerge, a world of good qualities will emerge from that one. ~Maharishi Mahesh Yogi tweet


Without any doubt at all, teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just, incidentally, of education, but I would argue, probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century. ~David Puttnam tweet


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 tweet


Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty. ~Colin Powell tweet


The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind. ~Moza bint Nasser tweet


A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty. ~Charles B. Rangel tweet


There’s no reason why children in inner cities or rural areas do not receive the same quality education or opportunities as those in suburbs or wealthy neighborhoods. If we truly believe in giving all citizens a chance to pursue happiness and pursue their goals, then we cannot continue to marginalize entire groups of people. ~Al Sharpton tweet


Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education. ~Bill Frist tweet


I want to make sure every child has the opportunity for quality education. ~Brad Schneider tweet


If the government can afford luxury travel for its cabinet officials, then surely we can find the resources to invest in quality education, jobs skills training, and properly fund the State Department and foreign aid programs. ~Seth Moulton tweet


Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity. ~Horace Mann tweet


One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so. ~Christine Gregoire tweet


Our nation’s commitment is to provide a quality education to every child to serve the public common good. Accordingly, we must shift the paradigm to think of education funding as investments made in individual children, not in institutions or buildings. ~Betsy Devos tweet


Education quotes for kids

Education quotes for kids The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. ~B. B. King

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. ~B. B. King tweet


Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. ~Jim Henson tweet


Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. ~Red Skelton tweet


Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo tweet


Children just need the time, the space, and the permission to be kids. ~Angela Hanscom tweet


Kids’ views are often just as valid as the teachers’. The best teachers are the ones that know that. ~Morley Safer tweet


And you know, life is a constant learning experience. I learn so much with my kids. I read tons of books and study what they’re studying. ~Reese Witherspoon tweet


I take parenting incredibly seriously. I want to be there for my kids and help them navigate the world, and develop skills, emotional intelligence, to enjoy life, and I’m lucky to be able to do that and have two healthy, normal boys. ~Joan Cusack tweet


With every word we utter, with every action we take, we know our kids are watching us. ~Michelle Obama tweet


Schools are prisons for the lucky kids and prisons are schools for the unlucky kids. ~Naval Ravikant tweet


Arts education is a big part of building a 21st century creative mind, and I think that we have let way too many kids lose their way by not drawing in their young minds with music, dance, painting and the other various ways we can express those things we do not have words for. ~Heather Watts tweet


We look for people who demonstrate perseverance in the face of challenges, the ability to influence and motivate others – people who want to work relentlessly to ensure that kids who are facing the challenges of poverty have an excellent education. ~Wendy Kopp tweet


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


I see the difficulty of kids in going to university, the difficulty of kids in schools getting arts education, so that the arts and drama and the creative arts are extracurricular. They aren’t: they are at the centre, and they are the equipment we so desperately need in the world. ~Ali Smith tweet


Education is a gift that none can take away. ~American Proverb tweet


We don’t stop going to school when we graduate. ~Carol Burnett tweet


Play, learn and grow together. tweet


Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson tweet


Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. ~Oprah Winfrey tweet


What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning. ~Chuck Grassey tweet


Education quotes for students


The ideal school would teach health, wealth, and happiness. It‘d be free, self-paced, and available to all. It‘d show opposing ideas and students would self-verify truth. No grades, no tests, no diplomas – just learning. Actually, you’re already here. Careful who you follow. ~Naval Ravikant tweet


In education, technology can be a life-changer, a game changer, for kids who are both in school and out of school. Technology can bring textbooks to life. The Internet can connect students to their peers in other parts of the world. It can bridge the quality gaps. ~Queen Rania of Jordan tweet


It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it. ~Jacob Bronowski tweet

Education quotes for students What we learn with pleasure we never forget. ~Alfred Mercier

What we learn with pleasure we never forget. ~Alfred Mercier tweet


You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward. ~Conrad Hall tweet


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


Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and though tweet


Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students. ~Robin Williams tweet


Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. ~Og Mandino tweet


The truth is when I went to graduate school I would’ve said I was among the least talented of the students, I was certainly the least smart, or less educated. But I worked very hard. ~Mary Karr tweet


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


Rather than jumping straight into the answers, let’s try to start students off with the sort of questions that encourage them to do their own seeking. ~Marianne Stenger tweet


You get educated by traveling. ~Solange Knowles tweet


In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education… it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond. ~Malala Yousafzai tweet


Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. ~George Evans tweet


You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die. ~Jack Ma tweet


Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability. ~Derek Bok tweet


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. ~Bill Gates tweet


Quotes on how to solve a problem


Standardized testing is at cross purposes with many of the most important purposes of public education. It doesn’t measure big-picture learning, critical thinking, perseverance, problem solving, creativity or curiosity, yet those are the qualities great teaching brings out in a student. ~Randi Weingarten tweet


There are many problems, but I think there is a solution to all these problems; it’s just one, and it’s education. ~Malala Yousafzai tweet


When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education. ~Maria Montessori tweet


Now the problem with standardized tests is that it’s based on the mistake that we can simply scale up the education of children like you would scale up making carburetors. And we can’t, because human beings are very different from motorcars, and they have feelings about what they do and motivations in doing it, or not. ~Ken Robinson tweet


When you have a problem, rules don’t solve your problem. It’s caring and education. ~Jim Brown tweet


All over the world, independent and strong civil society – NGOs, faith leaders, and other community advocates – help governments solve problems and better serve their people better by shining a light on the issues that matter most – like education standards, access to healthcare, the rule of law, and economic opportunity. ~Ben Rhodes tweet


You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R’s only one begins with an R. ~Dennis Miller tweet


Why should I leave Ruleville, and why should I leave Mississippi? I go to the big city, and with the kind of education they give us in Mississippi, I got problems. I’d wind up in a soup line there. ~Fannie Lou Hamer tweet


As technology increasingly takes over knowledge-based work, the cognitive skills that are central to today’s education systems will remain important; but behavioral and non-cognitive skills necessary for collaboration, innovation, and problem solving will become essential as well. ~Klaus Schwab tweet


Quotes on how to learn


If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don’t know how to read, you don’t know how to decide. That’s the great thing about our country – we’re a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way. ~Ray Bradbury tweet


Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them. ~Lord Chesterfield tweet


The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn. ~Adam Grant tweet


You can learn so much just by doing, not by listening to anybody. ~Juliana Hatfield tweet


The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn. ~Alvin Toffler tweet


There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. ~Willa Cather tweet


The real key to learning something quickly is to take a deliberate, intelligent approach to your learning. ~Lindsay Kolowich tweet


The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living. ~Will Rogers tweet


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


I would like to learn, or remember, how to live. ~Annie Dillard tweet


Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti tweet


Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up. ~Patty Murray tweet


I learned from watching and I learned from doing. ~Claire Bloom tweet


More knowledge quotes, learning quotes

Education quotes about failure and lesson learned


Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. tweet


Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. ~Calvin Coolidge tweet


Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share. ~Steve Harvey tweet


Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. ~Winston Churchill tweet


One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. ~John W. Gardner tweet


The only real failure in life is one not learned from. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo tweet


But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated. ~Kathy Ireland tweet


Education is the only billion dollar industry that tolerates abject failure. ~Geoffrey Canada tweet


An early attempt at education choice was charter schools. These were meant to attract the best and brightest students and provide them a level of education they often could not find in their local school districts. The problem is that, of the thousands of charter schools, many are outright failures. ~Bob Beckel tweet


Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education. ~John Hersey tweet


This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. tweet


Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero! ~Swami Sivananda tweet


The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self-control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home. ~David O. McKay tweet


You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you. ~Barack Obama tweet


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Education quotes about success


Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. ~Solomon Ortiz tweet


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


The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy. ~David Cameron tweet


Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level. ~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam tweet


In school, many of us procrastinate and then successfully cram for tests. We get the grades and degrees we need to get the jobs we want, even if we fail to get a good general education. ~Stephen Covey tweet


I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment. tweet


Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I’m going to complete every pass. ~Ron Jaworski tweet


Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble. ~Shahrukh Khan tweet


If we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on. ~Sebastian Thrun tweet


You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they’re ready. ~Lucinda Williams tweet


There are thousands of inspirational stories waiting to be told about young women who yearn for a great education. They are stories of struggle and stories of success, and they will inspire others to take action and work to change lives. ~Soledad O’Brien tweet


I see my upbringing as a great success story. By disciplining me, my parents inculcated self-discipline. And by restricting my choices as a child, they gave me so many choices in my life as an adult. Because of what they did then, I get to do the work I love now. ~Amy Chua tweet


To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees. ~Munshi Premchand tweet


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. ~Norman Vincent Peale tweet


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Education is the key quotes


Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. ~George Washington Carver tweet


Education is the key to the future: You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s not wrong. Educated people have higher wages and lower unemployment rates, and better-educated countries grow faster and innovate more than other countries. But going to college is not enough. You also have to study the right subjects. ~Alex Tabarrok tweet


Education is the key. If you are educated, nothing can defeat you. ~Caster Semenya tweet


I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I’m seeing how knowledge can elevate you. ~Mary J. Blige tweet


Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society. ~Maria Montessori tweet


Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment. ~Barbara Jordan tweet




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 tweet


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