Education Quotes

(alphabetical by first name)

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
~Aristotle

If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y plus Z, where X is work, Y is play, Z is keep your mouth shut.
~ Albert Einstien

If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
~ Albert Einstein

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
~ Aldous Huxley

Books to the ceiling,/ Books to the sky,/ My pile of books is a mile high./ How I love them! How I need them!/ I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.
– Arnold Lobel

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
~ Barry LePatner

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think – rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
~ Bill Beattie

Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
~ Dan Stanford

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
~ Douglas Adams

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
~ Robert Benchley

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
~Robert Maynard Hutchins

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the things you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not it, is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
~ Robert Frost

What’s another word for Thesaurus?
~ Steven Wright

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~Will Durant


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