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Quotes about education

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
William Butler Yeats / 

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.

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

It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.
Immanuel Kant / 

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

All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
Friedrich von Schelling / 

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Lectures - Education / 

Education is another sun to those who are educated.
Heraclitus of Ephesus / 

Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
Edward Gibbon / 

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Carl Gustav Jung / 

With a smile we should instruct our youth.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The School for Husbands / 

I was brought up by a library.
Jules Renard / 

Art is the transition from nature to education, and from education to nature.
Friedrich Hölderlin / 

Those who cannot remember clearly their own childhood are poor educators.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

Real education consists in drawing the best out of yourself. What better book can there be than the book of humanity?
Mahatma Gandhi / 

Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The School for Wives / 

Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.

The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.
Antisthenes / 

The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.
Albert Einstein / 

The time has come to educate people, to cease all quarrels in the name of religion, culture, countries, different political or economic systems. Fighting is useless.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

There are two classes of poets — the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

May I venture at this point to state the greatest, the most important, the most useful rule of education? It is: do not save time, but lose it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education / 

Let a child play and mix instruction with play.
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls / 

One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Maria Montessori / 

Most teachers waste their time by asking questions which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what the pupil knows or is capable of knowing.
Albert Einstein

Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.
Noam Chomsky / 

I believe, indeed, that overemphasis on the purely intellectual attitude, often directed solely to the practical and factual, in our education, has led directly to the impairment of ethical values.
Albert Einstein

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
Anatole France

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
Anatole France

Education is not confined to childhood and adolescence. Learning is not limited to the schools. Throughout life, our milieu is our teacher, at once stern and dangerous.
Paul Valéry / 

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama  / 

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Bertrand Russell

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