The best teacher is experience

“You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.“ – Malcolm X

“The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.” – John Masefield

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness.” – Susan Sontag

“A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.” – David Horowitz

“A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, ‘Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no way I can possibly continue.’ You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you’re running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There’s no new problem you could have: with your parents, with school, with a bully. There’s no new problem that someone hasn’t already had and written about it in a book.” – Will Smith

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.” – George Santayana

“I started reading literature at 17 or 18, and I felt this extra beat to life.” – Richard Ford

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King

“Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.” – Claude Bernard

“The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view.” – Jack Kerouac

“The real key to learning something quickly is to take a deliberate, intelligent approach to your learning.” – Lindsay Kolowich

“Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.” – Doris Roberts

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” – Willa Cather

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” – Albert Einstein

“You get educated by traveling.” – Solange Knowles

“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein

“A dull mind gets bored easily. A curious mind expands forever.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“Resiliency is a skill that cannot be overlooked. In fact, it can be a skill that is the difference between surviving and thriving.” – Laurie A. Namey

Life itself is your teacher

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.” – David M. Burns

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

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

“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.“ – Leonardo da Vinci

“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.” – Francis Bacon 

“Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” – Bruce Lee 

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.” – Buddha

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert

“Of course, parents are the most important people in a child’s life.” – Hillary Clinton 

“Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.” –  Bryan White

“The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.” – Bryant H. McGill

“The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.” –  Marilyn vos Savant

“I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” – Eartha Kitt

“Learning doesn’t stop when school ends. It just starts.” – Unknown

“You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.“ – Josephine Baker

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

“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.“ – C. S. Lewis

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.“ – Francis Bacon

Children just need the time

“Free education is abundant, all over the Internet. It’s the desire to learn that’s scarce.” – Naval Ravikant

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.” – William Haley

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu

“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein

“To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

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

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson

“You learn more when things go wrong.” – David E. Kelley

“If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.” – Zig Ziglar

“By seeking and blundering we learn.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” – Dudley Field Malone

“You only stop learning when you quit.” – Ruud Gullit

“One of the bigger misconceptions of learning is that many skills take a lifetime to get world-class at, or 10,000 hours to become world-class at.” – Tim Ferriss

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.” – Bill Vaughan

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana

“Children just need the time, the space, and the permission to be kids.” – Angela Hanscom

“We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau

“In order to help another effectively, I must understand what he understands. If I do not know that, my greater understanding will be of no help to him… instruction begins when you put yourself in his place so that you may understand what he understands and in the way he understands it.” – Soren Kierkegaard

Make it happen

“Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.” – John Dewey 

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero 

“Instruction does much, but encouragement everything.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” – Aristotle

“Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.” – Lee Iacocca 

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

“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

“You never really learn much from hearing yourself talk.” – George Clooney

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

“People who switch between tasks tend to lose time and have problems staying on task.” – Kendra Cherry

“Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.” – Rose Kennedy

“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.” – Epictetus

“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.” – Thomas Szasz

“All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.” – Joseph Lancaster

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” –  Mortimer Adler

“What I’ve come to know is that in life, it’s not always the questions we ask, but rather our ability to hear the answers that truly enriches our understanding. Never, never stop learning.” – Lester Holt

“If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.” – John Jewel 

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

“The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn’t about money. It was about teaching, or learning.” – Maya Lin

“All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct.” – Robert Ley

Learning is a result of listening

“People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.” – Socrates

“The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Lasting novels don’t come from literature departments. Successful businesses don’t come from business schools. Scientific revolutions don’t come from research universities. Get your education, then get moving. Find the loners tinkering at the edge.” – Naval Ravikant

“Every person with a smartphone and a pair of headphones has access to the kind of education that was once reserved for the sons of aristocracy.” – The Stoic Emperor

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson

“They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace.” – Malala Yousafzai

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.” – Confucius

“There is a huge value in learning with instant feedback.” – Anant Agarwal

“At the very core of my relationship to learning is the idea that we should be as organic as possible. We need to cultivate a deeply refined introspective sense, and build our relationship to learning around our nuance of character.” – Joshua Waitzkin

“The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.” – John McEnroe

“You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.” – Jack Ma

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” – Thomas Huxley

“What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenges, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.” – Martina Horner

“The key thing to remember about me is that I’m still a student. I’m still in boot camp.” – Steve Jobs

“Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.” – Alice Miller

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.” – Bob Edwards

“I learned how to win by losing and not liking it.” – Tom Watson

“I think my parents gave me a love of learning; from there you set out on your own path.” – Gore Verbinski

“Learning how to work and learning how to fail is important.” – Jamie Moyer

Always do your best

“The person who asks questions is more helpful than the person who offers advice.” – James Clear

“The more you make it easy for your kids, the more your remove the struggle necessary for learning.” – Maxime Lagacé

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

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

“Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.” – Jim Rohn

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“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

“There’s no learning without trying lots of ideas and failing lots of times.” – Jonathan Ive

“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

“Whatever you are doing, put your whole mind on it. If you are shooting, your mind should be only on the target. Then you will never miss. If you are learning your lessons, think only of the lesson.” – Swami Sivananda

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

“You can learn so much just by doing, not by listening to anybody.” – Juliana Hatfield

“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

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“The function of a child is to live his/her own life, not the life that his/her anxious parents think he/she should live, nor a life according to the purpose of the educators who thinks they knows best.” – A.S. Neill

“The middle years should be so busy, so demanding, so active, so adventurous that adolescents should barely have time for introspection.” – Michael Barber

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

“Learn what is true in order to do what is right.” – Thomas Huxley

Teachers open the door

“Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson 

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Cicero

“They know enough who know how to learn.” – Henry Adams

“Success is a poor teacher.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“There is no education like adversity.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” – Chinese proverb

“There is no failure. Only feedback.” – Robert Allen

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

“Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

“I learned from watching and I learned from doing.” – Claire Bloom

“Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.” – Martin H. Fischer

“You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you always remain a pupil.” – Friedrich Nietzsche 

“My whole teaching is simply this: Whatsoever you are, accept it so totally that nothing is left to be achieved, and you will become a white cloud.” – Osho

“Every child is simple, just a clean slate. Then the parents start writing on his slate – what he has to become. Then the teachers, the priests, the leaders – they all go on emphasizing that you have to become somebody; otherwise, you have wasted your life. Just the opposite is the case. You are a being. You need not become anybody else. That is the meaning of simplicity: remaining at ease with one’s being, and not going on any track of becoming – which is unending.” – Osho

“On questioning everything: It would infuriate my parents that I wouldn’t just believe them when they said something, because I asked them why and then I consider whether that response made sense given everything else I know.” – Elon Musk

“I think people can choose to be not ordinary. They can choose to not necessarily conform to the conventions that were taught to them by their parents. So yes, I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” – Elon Musk

“Passive acceptance of the teacher’s wisdom is easy to most boys and girls. It involves no effort of independent thought, and seems rational because the teacher knows more than his pupils; it is moreover the way to win the favor of the teacher unless he is a very exceptional man. Yet the habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position.” – Bertrand Russell

“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

Peace is a necessity for education

“A generation of auto-didacts, educated by the Internet and leveraged by technology, will eventually starve the industrial-education system.” – Naval Ravikant 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead 

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talber 

“To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Joubert

“Responsibility educates.” – Wendell Phillips

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre

“The world exists for the education of each man.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese proverb

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” – Japanese proverb

“By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.” – Latin proverb 

“Peace is a necessity for education.” – Malala Yousafzai

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier

“A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.” – Lao Tzu

“Suffering is one of life’s great teachers.” – Bryant H. McGill 

“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” – Laurence Sterne

“I learn the most when it’s really, really tough.” – Maxime Lagace

“I think if you keep working hard and following your dreams, you can accomplish everything you set your mind to.” – Sundar Pichai

“I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I’ve done in my life is between jobs.” – Anthony Michael Hall

“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” – Dr. Seuss

“Resiliency is a skill that cannot be overlooked. In fact, it can be a skill that is the difference between surviving and thriving.” – Laurie A. Namey

Education is the best friend

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without a compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.” – Helen Keller

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar

“Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” – Joseph Addison

“Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” – Ezra Pound

“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.” – Bill Beattie

„Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.“ – Malcolm X

“Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.“ – Chanakya

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” – Abigail Adam

“With an education you all have everything you need to rise above all of the noise and fulfill every last one of your dreams.” – Michelle Obama

“If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don’t make him afraid of the unknown, give him support.” – Osho

“All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.” – Emma Goldman

“People will pay more to be entertained than educated.” – Johnny Carson

“One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated.” – Thomas More

“If I was educated, I’d be a damn fool.” – Bob Marley

“The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.” – H. L. Mencken

“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.” – Charles Kettering

“The highest result of education is tolerance.“ – Helen Keller

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn… and change.“ – Carl Rogers

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.“ – Ben Franklin

“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.“ – Bill Beattie

“Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.” – Claude Bernard

“The real key to learning something quickly is to take a deliberate, intelligent approach to your learning.” – Lindsay Kolowich

“The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view.” – Jack Kerouac

“Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.” – Doris Roberts

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” – Willa Cather

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” – Albert Einstein

“You get educated by traveling.” – Solange Knowles

“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein

“A dull mind gets bored easily. A curious mind expands forever.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein

Experience is a good teacher

Education quotes Keep on going and the chances are Aylake
Education quotes Keep on going and the chances are Aylake

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” – Epictetus

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.“ – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Education quotes I learned the value of hard work by working hard Aylake
Education quotes I learned the value of hard work by working hard Aylake

“Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.” – Minna Antrim

“I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

“Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hulbert

“Reading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.” – Francis Bacon

“How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.” – Henry David Thoreau

“A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” – Helen Keller 

“It is possible to get an education at a university. It has been done; not often.” – Lincoln Steffens

“I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Education is a system of imposed ignorance.” – Noam Chomsky

“The mere imparting of information is not education.” – Carter G. Woodson

“School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.” – Ivan Illich

“Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Nine tenths of education is encouragement.“ – Anatole France

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.“ – Tom Bodett

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.“ – Albert Schweitzer

“You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.“ – Malcolm X

“The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.” – John Masefield

“A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.” – David Horowitz

“A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.” – Henry David Thoreau

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness.” – Susan Sontag

“The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, ‘Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no way I can possibly continue.’ You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you’re running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There’s no new problem you could have: with your parents, with school, with a bully. There’s no new problem that someone hasn’t already had and written about it in a book.” – Will Smith

“I started reading literature at 17 or 18, and I felt this extra beat to life.” – Richard Ford

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.” – George Santayana

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King

Formal education will make you a living

Education quotes Formal education will make you a living Aylake
Education quotes Formal education will make you a living

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.” – Carl Rogers

“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.” – John Newton

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer

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

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.“ – Buckminster Fuller

“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.” – Roy H. Williams

“Experience is the only teacher we have. We may talk and reason all our lives, but we shall not understand a word of truth until we experience it ourselves.” – Swami Sivananda

“Some wisdom you must learn from one who’s wise.” – Euripides

“Experience, travel – these are an education in themselves.” – Euripides

“Wisdom thoroughly learned, will never be forgotten.” – Pythagoras

“Far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system.” –  Richard Mitchell

“I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas.” – Agatha Christie

“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” – Beatrix Potter

“The home is the chief school of human virtues.” –  William Ellery Channing

“Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.” –  Ezra Pound

“One of the marks of an educated man today is to know what not to read – what not to see or what not to listen to.” – Ezra Taft Benson

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

“It is, in fact, a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.“ – T.S. Eliot

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.“ – Goethe

“Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.“ – Peter Brougham

“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.” – Voltaire 

“I’ve never known any trouble than an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.” –  Arthur Schopenhauer

“I’m reading more than ever. I used to find it tedious, but now it’s like my little friend – it takes my mind off things.” – Billie Piper

“I think reading is important for a variety of things. I mean, first of all, it’s a way to get information and find out what’s going on in the world. But also, it helps your imagination.” –  Breckin Meyer

“Reading serves as a good escape when you’re in the middle of doing crazy things.” –  Carly Rae Jepsen

“Reading and discovering fiction has taught me how to empathize, understand falling in love and all those complex relationships that people have to deal with.” –  Daniel Tammet

“Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.” – Abraham Lincoln

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – Buckminster Fuller

“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” – John Keats

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

“It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.” – T.S. Eliot

“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.” – Michel Legrand

Education is the key to success in life

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre

“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin

“Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.“ – W. E. B. Du Bois

“No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.“ – G.K. Chesterton

“The past has infinite value if one learns from it.” – Ken Hensley

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.” – Ralph Nader

“The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’.” – Dan Rather

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt 

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Any child who can spend an hour or two a day, or more if he wants, with adults that he likes, who are interested in the world and like to talk about it, will on most days learn far more from their talk than he would learn in a week of school.” – John Holt

“What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children’s growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools, but that it isn’t a school at all.” –  John Holt

“It is hard not to feel that there must be something very wrong with much of what we do in school, if we feel the need to worry so much about what many people call ‘motivation’. A child has no stronger desire than to make sense of the world, to move freely in it, to do the things that he sees bigger people doing.” –  John Holt

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.” –  George Santayana

“The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda – a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make ‘good’ citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens.” –  H.L. Mencken

“Far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system.” –  Richard Mitchell

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.“ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.“ – B. F. Skinner

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.“ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Reading and life are not separate but symbiotic. And for this serious task of imaginative discovery and self-discovery, there is and remains one perfect symbol: the printed book.” –  Julian Barnes

“I like reading books because we learn from books, we learn about history, we learn even about future.” –  Malala Yousafzai

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” –  Maya Angelou

“Mere reading of the scriptures is not enough. A person cannot understand the true significance of the scriptures if he is attached to the world.” –  Ramakrishna

“With one day’s reading a man may have the key in his hands.” – Ezra Pound

“It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” – Winston Churchill

“What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the human soul.” – Joseph Addison

“Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” – Peter Brougham

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” – Albert Einstein

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.” – William Haley

“A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” – Helen Keller

“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” – Robert G. Ingersoll

Reading is pleasure

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.“ – Albert Einstein

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.“ – William Haley

“Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.” – Zen proverb

“Teaching is the royal road to learning.” – Jessamyn West

“A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.” – Unknown

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne

“If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.” – Leo Buscaglia

“You will not reap the fruit of individuality in your children if you clone their education.” –  Marilyn Howshall 

“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

“More of family and less of school, more of parents and less of peers, more creative freedom and less formal lessons.” –  Raymond S. Moore

“Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom.” –  Quinn Cummings

“The status quo was rote memorization and recitation in classrooms thronged with passive children who were sternly disciplined when they expressed individual needs.” –  David Guterson

“My aim in homeschooling is to give my children the ability to be an adult learner, a skill set that will last the rest of their lives.” –  Nancy Pearcey

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.“ – Bill Vaughan

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.“ – B.B. King

“Men and women must be educated, to a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.“ – Mary Wollstonecraft

“The ability to recognize opportunities and move in new – and sometimes unexpected – directions will benefit you no matter your interests or aspirations. A liberal arts education is designed to equip students for just such flexibility and imagination.“ – Drew Gilpin Faust

“Do not be guilty of possessing a library of learned books while lacking learning yourself.” –  Desiderius Erasmus

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” –  B. F. Skinner

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” –  C.S. Lewis

“Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.” –  Beverly Cleary

“Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else’s head instead of with one’s own.” –  Arthur Schopenhauer

“Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they’ll only see their narrow range reflected in it.” – Ben Okri

“No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.” – G.K. Chesterton

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.” – Peter Drucker

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” – Gloria Steinem

“If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.” – Desmond Bagley

“The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.” – William R. Inge

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.” – Bill Vaughan

Education is life itself

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Ben Franklin

“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?” – Erich Fromm

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

“Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven.“ – Edward De Bono

You cant be a change maker by reading a book

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

“You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” – Lily Tomlin

“You can’t be a change-maker by reading a book.” – Bill Drayton

“My dream is to bring change to my country to make it a developed country where every child is getting an education.” –  Malala Yousafzai

Education quotes Once upon a time Aylake
Once upon a time

“We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people.” – Diane Flynn Keith

“Once upon a time, all children were homeschooled. They were not sent away from home each day to a place just for children but lived, learned, worked, and played in the real world, alongside adults and other children of all ages.” – Rachel Gathercole

“The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.” – John W. Gardner

“I was delighted to see him growing more cautious and skeptical about what he heard, especially when he heard it from someone in apparent authority. I think that is fundamental to a good education. And if it comes back to bite me from time to time, that’s a price worth paying.” –  Martine Millman

“Learning and education are a normal part of everyday life and do not need a vast expensive bureaucracy to force them to happen.” –  Kytka Hilmar-Jezek

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Education is not preparation for life

“There are as many approaches to unschooling as there are people, by design. A child is supported to read when ready and interested, not on another’s timetable, for example. He can and will be encouraged to pursue a wide range of interests, based on his interests, such as free play, inventing, experimenting scientifically, video gaming, role modeling through friendship, spiritual development through inquiry of self and others, athletics, learning to trust himself and others.” –  Kytka Hilmar-Jezek

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

“Education is all a matter of building bridges.“ – Ralph Ellison

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.“ – John Dewey

“The mere imparting of information is not education.“ – Carter G. Woodson

Education quotes Sit down and read Aylake
Sit down and read

“Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.” –  Mary Harris Jones

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” –  Haruki Murakami

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” –  John Locke

“I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Reading is more of a left-brain process, and listening to music is a right-brain function.” – Maynard James Keenan

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Change is the end result of all true learning

“What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia

“I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.” – Andy Rooney

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

There is no recipe to be a great teacher

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden

“Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.” – Chinese proverb

“Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity.“ – Cesar Chavez

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.“ – G.K. Chesterton

“Marriage can wait, education cannot.” – Khaled Hosseini

“When the student is ready, the master appears.” – Buddhist proverb

“There is no recipe to be a great teacher, that’s what is unique about them.” – Robert Sternberg

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” – Jim Rohn

“Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit.” – Charlotte Bronte

“Those who know how to think need no teachers.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” –  Isaac Asimov

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” – John Wooden

“The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Walk into a wealthy person’s home and one of the first things you’ll see is an extensive library of books they’ve used to educate themselves on how to become more successful.” –  Steve Siebold

“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” –  Swami Sivananda

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.“ – Henry B Adams

“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age.“ – Erich Fromm

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.“ – Andy McIntyre

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.“ – Chinese proverb

“My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.” – Malcolm X

“What is reading, but silent conversation.” – Charles Lamb

“Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing.” –  Gertrude Stein

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” –  David Bailey

“When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.” – David Brainerd

“I didn’t go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.” –  Doris Lessing

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” – Plato

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg — not by smashing it.” – Arnold Glasow

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” – Epictetus

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” – Abraham Maslow

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

To teach is to learn twice

Education quotes Start where you are Aylake
Start where you are 

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

“To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Joubert

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.“ – Maimonides

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.“ – Peter Drucker

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The day you stop learning and creating 

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

“You know how to tell if the teacher is hung over? Movie Day.” – Jay Mohr

“The day you stop learning and creating must be the most boring day.” –  Samantha Barks

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.” – William James

“When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” – The Talmud

 

“Truth is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be with yourself.” –  Osho

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” –  Henry David Thoreau

“Self-education is the only possible education; the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child’s nature.” –  Charlotte M. Mason 

“You either write your own script or you become an actor in someone else’s.” –  John Taylor Gatto

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

 

“I think you’re working and learning until you die.” – J. K. Rowling

“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.“ – John W. Gardner

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.“ – James Baldwin

“I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.“ – Andy Rooney

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.“ – Gloria Steinem

 

“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” – Oscar Wilde

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” –  Walter Cronkite

“Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted… but to weigh and consider.” –  Francis Bacon

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” –  Joseph Brodsky

“I spend a lot of time reading.” –  Bill Gates

 

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” – Jim Rohn

“The most beautiful things in the creating of the child are his “mistakes.” The more a child’s work is full of these individual mistakes the more wonderful it is. And the more a teacher removes them from the child’s work the duller, more desolate and impersonal it becomes.” – Franz Cizek

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Goethe

“Education cost money, but then so does ignorance.” – Claus Moser

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

“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