Education Quotes By Famous People

I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
— alice james

Maybe one day there will finally be an education for electronic music.
— afrojack

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
— a bartlett giamatti

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
— agnes de mille

Investing in science education and curiosity-driven research is investing in the future.
— ahmed zewail

I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school.
— alberto juantorena

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
— alexandre dumas



Hard work and a good education will take you further than any government program.
— aaron schock

Salsa, classic rock, soul music, jazz… all of that was a part of my education in making hip-hop music.
— aloe blacc

Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer.
— alphonso jackson

From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations.
— alfred rosenberg

I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too.
— alan autry

It was a slow understanding that the lack of education in a country like Somalia creates these huge social problems.
— amanda lindhout

I think any time you have too much education in one certain field, that can sometimes play against you.
— amber tamblyn

I was educated by monks – I thank them dearly for the education they gave me, but I am no longer a Catholic.
— antony gormley

Even in a time of fiscal austerity, education is more than just an expense.
— arne duncan

A postsecondary education is the ticket to economic success in America.
— arne duncan

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
— anatole france

I grew up in the South, so a huge part of our American History education revolved around the Civil War.
— anson mount

Something happens to our creativity as we go through the education process; most of us lose touch with it.
— anthony browne

Listen, if the mayor wants to have a debate about education in this city, I got three words: bring it on.
— anthony weiner

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.
— andrew cuomo

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
— benjamin disraeli



Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God.
— b r hayden

Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.
— blanche lincoln

The armoury of having any academic education does not necessarily set you up for being a good or better actor.
— benedict cumberbatch

I grew up in an non-athletic family, where my parents were interested in music, in literature, in education and art.
— bill walton

The amount of money we spend on education is important, but not nearly as important as how the money is spent.
— bob riley

I believe we owe our young an education that captures the exhilarating drama of science.
— brian greene

We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.
— bob taft

Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments.
— bobby scott

I really missed going to college. I missed not having that education and that experience.
— brooklyn decker

I taught English and history, so my education for that really helped prepare me for writing historical fiction.
— candace camp

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
— chanakya

Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.
— charles b rangel

A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.
— charles b rangel

Education is everything – education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do.
— ciara

I would like to make it so that education was a right, and not a privilege.
— daphne koller

There are so many people around the world in need of high-quality education and really starving for education.
— daphne koller

I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities.
— david mccullough



Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.
— desmond tutu

It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.
— desmond tutu

For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core.
— clayton christensen

For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core.
— clayton m christensen

The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.
— david price

Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture.
— david amram

I am going to put money into education at the expense of other programs.
— dalton mcguinty

We must have moral education in the schools, anti-bullying programs, but this does not mean programs to feminize boys.
— christina hoff sommers

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert Green Ingersoll
— common

Yahoo! is dedicated to promoting community awareness through outreach, education and information access.
— david filo

I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life.
— dean kamen

A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.
— david horowitz

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
— cornelius vanderbilt

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
— daniel webster

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.
— ellen key

Medical school education and post graduate education emphasize thoroughness.
— ezekiel emanuel

There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.
— ezra cornell

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
— ezra pound

The greatest obstacle to those who hope to reform American education is complacency.
— diane ravitch

American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century.
— diane ravitch

All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
— earl warren

When I was young, I wanted to be the greatest blues singer of all time. I wrecked my education and left home for it.
— felix dennis

All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
— emma goldman

Education reform has as its main purpose to make sure that the education delivered is of quality.
— enrique pena nieto

In my opinion, education is the finest gift an individual can give a young person.
— donald bren

The unions no longer control the education agenda of the Democratic Party.
— eli broad

Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.
— frederick william robertson

It is part of the work of education to have substantive relationships with your students.
— freeman a hrabowski iii

Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
— donna brazile

An education program is, by definition, a societal program. Work should be done at school, rather than at home.
— francois hollande

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
— george orwell

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
— gilbert k chesterton

The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
— gilbert k chesterton

Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.
— elizabeth blackwell

To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.
— elizabeth cady stanton

Whenever I am among my fellow Governors, I am struck by how many face the same education improvement issues.
— ernie fletcher

What is lacking in India are decent social services. The health service is a disaster. Education is a disaster.
— esther duflo

The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society.
— gaston caperton

The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.
— gavin newsom

It is only education and understanding of the past that teaches us not to repeat history.
— eugene jarecki

Women who choose to breastfeed should get as much education and support as possible.
— gayle tzemach lemmon

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
— h g wells

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
— henry ward beecher

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
— henry adams

We all know that education unlocks the door of opportunity for the young.
— gordon b hinckley

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
— isaac asimov

So if a college education is indispensable, the challenge as I see it is how to make it more accessible.
— gordon gee

Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
— ilya ehrenburg

But what I really believe is education is a key to pretty much everything – prosperity, economics, peace, stability.
— greg mortenson

Really, what education does is it gives opportunity, but it also gives hope.
— greg mortenson

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
— john f kennedy

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
— john f kennedy

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
— jim rohn

My primary and secondary education was provided by the Highland Park Public School System.
— james cronin

My real education began when I entered the University of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.
— james cronin

Higher education is not growing fast enough to meet the needs of Nevada.
— james e rogers

We should all have the opportunity to at least get a basic education and feel that you are worthy of something in life.
— jesse williams

Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.
— jon huntsman jr

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
— john lubbock

And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background.
— jon secada

The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience.
— john dickey

In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
— john naisbitt

Poverty does not cause violence and terrorism. Lack of education does not cause terrorism.
— john o brennan

Racial segregation has come back to public education with a vengeance.
— jonathan kozol

All of my education at Harvard, then Oxford, then Paris was in literature – even my thesis was on Shakespeare.
— jonathan kozol

An education is a more surefire guarantee that you have possibilities opened to you.
— jonathan taylor thomas

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