Famous Educational Thoughts

Famous Educational Thoughts

Famous Educational Thoughts

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


“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.”
Herbert Spencer


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


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.


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


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


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


“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.”
Maya Angelou


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


“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.”
George Washington Carver


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


“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Benjamin Franklin


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

“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”
Malcolm Forbes


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


“Education is the movement from darkness to light.”
Allan Bloom


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


“Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”
Daniel J. Boorstin


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