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Education Quotes #2

# “The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

# “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

# “Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.” – Ambrose Bierce

# “Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.” – R.D. Clyde

# “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 liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.” – James B. Stockdale

# “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.” – Unknown

# “Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” – Henry Peter Broughan

# “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” – Alec Bourne, A Doctor’s Creed

# “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.” – J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man

# “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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

# “The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.” – Cicero

# “An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.” – Anatole France

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

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

# “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” – C. S. Lewis

# “Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don’t know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.” – Sir William Haley

# “I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.” – Anne Sullivan

# “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

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