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Famous Quotes About Education

Famous Quotes About Education Are the Guiding Light Towards Literacy


Of all the wealth that one can accumulate in a lifetime, the most valuable is education. Education that comes through a structured learning system can refine one's thinking, perspective, and vision. Only education helps us separate the wheat from the chaff. Here are famous quotes about education that serve as a guiding force to combat illiteracy and ignorance.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

  • Latin proverb
    By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.

  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    Most men of education are more superstitious than they admit -- nay, than they think.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    The things taught in schools are not an education but the means of an education.

  • Joseph Joubert
    Education should be gentle and stern, not cold and lax.

  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

  • Charles William Eliot
    One could get a first-class education from a shelf of books five feet long.

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

  • César Chávez
    Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?

  • George Bernard Shaw
    I am not a teacher; only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead --ahead of myself as well as of you.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    The education of the will is the object of our existence.

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