Top 15 Quotes on Education

I love the power of education; it can inspire you, and inspires all other professions. Here are my top 15 favorite quotes on education, ranging from the minds of genius Albert Einstein, to Greek philosopher Aristotle!

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. -Albert Einstein

The world is my classroom, each day is a new lesson, and every new person I meet is my teacher. -Craig Harper

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. -Aristotle

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -BB King

Every student can learn, just not on the same day or in the same way. -George Evans

If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn. -Ignacio Estrada

I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself. -Dead Poet’s Society

When one teaches, two learn. -Robert Heinlein

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by the way it climbs a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. -Albert Einstein

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. -Sir Walter Scott

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -Benjamin Franklin

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.

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. -George Santayana

It shouldn’t matter how slowly a child learns as long as we are encouraging them not to stop. -Robert John Meehan

We ask children to do for most of a day what few adults are able to do for even an hour. How many of us, attending, say, a lecture that doesn’t interest us, can keep our minds from wandering? Hardly any. -John Holt

What are your favorite educational quotes?

Top 15 Quotes on Education

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