Education Quotes

862 Education quotes:

"Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Education Quotes Teaching Quotes
"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty."
"It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry."
"Nothing is the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; . . . Genius will not; . . . Education will not; . . . Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
Author: Coolidge Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"I've never let my school interfere with my education."
"Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself."
"Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
"There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies."
"Education is hanging around until you've caught on."
"Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."
"Never let formal education get in the way of your learning."
"When I was a boy on the Mississippi River there was a proposition in a township there to discontinue public schools because they were too expensive. An old farmer spoke up and said if they stopped building the schools they would not save anything, because every time a school was closed a jail had to be built."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately"
"To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education."
"The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education."
"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."
"The only purpose of education is to teach a student how to live his life-by developing his mind and equipping him to deal with reality. The training he needs is theoretical, i.e., conceptual. He has to be taught to think, to understand, to integrate, to prove. He has to be taught the essentials of the knowledge discovered in the past-and he has to be equipped to acquire further knowledge by his own effort."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Education Quotes

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