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Famous Education Quotes

Famous Education Quotes Discover the Power of Education


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Education is the bedrock of social and economic development. Throughout history, philosophers like Aristotle and Plato recognized the importance of education. Use these famous education quotes to inspire others to follow the path of knowledge. It is only through education that we can hope to eradicate social evils.
  • Horace Mann
    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

  • Aristotle
    The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

  • Thomas Jefferson
    Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. Education and free discussion are the antidotes of both.

  • C. S. Lewis
    The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

  • Benjamin Franklin
    Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

  • Albert Einstein
    Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

  • Helen Keller
    The highest result of education is tolerance.

  • Victor Hugo
    He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

  • Jim Rohn
    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

  • Henry Brooks Adams
    A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

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

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    The secret in education lies in respecting the student.

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