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



Education is the best provision for old age.



It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.



It is only the ignorant who despise education.

Publilius Syrus


The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

Diogenes Laertius


The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.



Only the educated are free.



Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant


I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.

Wilson Mizner


To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

Theodore Roosevelt


Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.

Wu Ting-Fang


Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain


Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain


To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.

Mary Pettibone Poole


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 do know and what you don't.

Anatole France


A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness.

Ann Radcliffe


I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.

Thomas Jefferson


Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner


I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

Albert Einstein    


It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein


It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Albert Einstein


School is learning things you don't want to know, surrounded by people you wish you didn't know, while working toward a future you don't know will ever come.

Dave Kellett


America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

Evan Esar


Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

G. K. Chesterton


Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan


Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

Gail Godwin


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw


Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

H. G. Wells


College isn't the place to go for ideas.

Helen Keller


Education has for its object the formation of character.

Herbert Spencer


The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

Herbert Spencer


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.

James A. Garfield


Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Laurence J. Peter