50 Education Quotes and the Value of Always Learning More

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

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

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”
― Oscar Wilde

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
― Brigham Young

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
― St. Augustine

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
― Nelson Mandela

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”
Maya Angelou

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

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
― Robert Frost

“The past has no power over the present moment.”
― Eckhart Tolle

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

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”
― Thomas Paine

“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.”
― Mark Twain

“Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.”
― Steven Spielberg

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.”
― Frank Zappa

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
Martin Luther King Jr

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
― Aristotle

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

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

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
― Plutarch

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”
― Nelson Mandela

“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”
― Margaret Atwood

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

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

“I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.”
― Bill Watterson

“Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.”
― Mark Twain

“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding because to understand is to be free.”
― Baruch Spinoza

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

“Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.”
― Anton Chekhov

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

“In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.”
― Mark Twain

“A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

“Ignorance is the parent of fear.”
― Herman Melville

“Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught”
― Oscar Wilde

“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.”
― James Madison

“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”
― H.G. Wells

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”
― Abigail Adams

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”
― Jacques Barzun

“A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.”
― Jane Austen

“People think of education as something they can finish.”
― Isaac Asimov

“The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.”
― Harry S. Truman

“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.”
― Aristotle

“Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind. ”
― Ayn Rand

“PhD made me poorer, without money, but richer in thoughts.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Education helps you to find beauty, but you are responsible to see it.”
― Debasish Mridha

“The worth of a book is infinite.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The more I learn, the more doors of information and opportunity are open to me.”
― Debasish Mridha

“Should books not have been there, hearsay would have been the best reading material!”
― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“The burden of information often makes us blind; wisdom opens our eyes.”
― Debasish Mridha

“The biggest risk in life is not the failure, but the failure to get an education.”
― Debasish Mridha