Great Quotes About Education

Yes, some of these are at my own expense, but I like them anyway. 🙂

“Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.”

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”(Even bumper stickers can contain truth.)

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

“I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.”

I speak twelve languages. English is the bestest.”

“Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.”

“A lecture is a process by which the notes of the professor become the notes of the students without passing through the minds of either.”

“Why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.”

“After spending four years as a college star he failed as a pro footballer. All he had to show for it was an education.”

“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.”

“I know you believe you understand what you think I said. But I am not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant.”

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Education is not received. It is achieved.

“Education is a progressive discovery of your own ignorance.”

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.”

“Every instructor assumes that you have nothing else to do except study for that instructor’s course.”


One thought on “Great Quotes About Education

  1. Mrs. Chili

    “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” — John Cotton Dana

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


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