‘An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.’ – Albert Einstein

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

‘The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.’ – John Dewey

‘In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.’ – Mark Twain

‘It is better to learn late than never.’ – Publilius Syrus

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

‘It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.’ – James Thurber

‘Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.’ – Maimonides

‘To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘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.

‘Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.’ – Anthony J. D’Angelo

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

‘Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.’ – Malcolm Forbes

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

‘The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.’ – Sydney J. Harris

‘The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.’ – Diogenes

‘Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.’ – Leonardo da Vinci

‘Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.’ – George Washington Carver

‘You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.’ – Conrad Hall

‘Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.’ – Clifford Stoll

‘Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.’ – Rabindranath Tagore

‘Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.’ – Robert Frost

‘Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.’ – Abigail Adams

‘The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.’ – Herbert Spencer

‘The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.’ – Alvin Toffler

‘Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Change is the end result of all true learning.’ – Leo Buscaglia

‘Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.’ – Chanakya

‘I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.’ – Walt Disney

‘The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.’ – Carl Rogers

‘Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.’ – Maya Angelou

‘If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.’ – Galileo Galilei

‘The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.’ – James Baldwin

‘Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.’ – Mary Wollstonecraft

‘I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.’ – Ellen Ochoa

‘Learn to think continentally.’ – Alexander Hamilton

‘If you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught.’ – Oscar Hammerstein II

‘The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘Even when life challenges us, it’s a gift beyond all measure.’ – Parker Palmer

‘Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.’ – Will Rogers

‘Education is the movement from darkness to light.’ – Allan Bloom

‘The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.’ – Robert M. Hutchins

‘He who laughs most, learns best.’ – John Cleese

‘Nine tenths of education is encouragement.’ – Anatole France

‘He who opens a school door, closes a prison.’ – Victor Hugo

‘A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.’ – Norman Cousins

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

‘Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.’ – Edward Everett

‘Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.’ – Daniel J. Boorstin

‘Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.’ – B. F. Skinner

‘Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.’ – Isaac Asimov

‘The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.’ – George Santayana

‘The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.’ – William Temple

‘To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.’ – Edmund Burke

‘Your library is your paradise.’ – Desiderius Erasmus

‘Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘Good questions outrank easy answers.’ – Paul Samuelson

‘All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.’ – Alexander Pope

‘I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.’ – Ray Bradbury

‘Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.’ – G. M. Trevelyan

‘I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.’ – Annie Dillard

‘Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.’ – Will Durant

‘Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.’ – Gail Godwin

‘To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.’ – A. A. Milne

‘What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.’ – Joseph Addison

‘Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.’ – Zhuangzi

‘Education is all a matter of building bridges.’ – Ralph Ellison

‘Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.’ – Blaise Pascal

‘Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.’ – Ambrose Bierce

‘Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.’ – Ernest Dimnet

‘An educated people can be easily governed.’ – Frederick the Great

‘The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.’ – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

‘Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.’ – Albert Einstein

‘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

‘I’ve never known any trouble than an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.’ – Arthur Schopenhauer

‘If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.’ – Cornelius Vanderbilt

‘From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.’ – Dick Cheney

‘It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.’ – Harvey S. Firestone

‘Governments never learn. Only people learn.’ – Milton Friedman

‘I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.’ – Al McGuire

‘If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.’ – Heinrich Heine

‘Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.’ – John W. Gardner

‘The mere imparting of information is not education.’ – Carter G. Woodson

‘The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.’ – Aristotle

‘A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.’ – Mark Twain

‘An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong.’ – Russell Baker

‘The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.’ – Horace Mann

‘I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.’ – Carl Sagan

‘I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.’ – Georgia O’Keeffe

‘A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can’t read. That’s terribly troubling to me.’ – Charles Kuralt

‘You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.’ – Tammy Faye Bakker

‘Man is what he reads.’ – Joseph Brodsky

‘Responsibility educates.’ – Wendell Phillips

‘No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.’ – Emma Goldman

‘To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.’ – Muriel Spark

‘Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.’ – Alice Miller

‘Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? – Erich Fromm’ – Erich Fromm

‘Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.’ – Ezra Pound

‘Books, the children of the brain.’ – Jonathan Swift

‘The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.’ – Will Rogers

‘An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.’ – Anatole France

‘Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements.’ – Ann Bancroft

‘It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.’ – Jean Piaget

‘If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.’ – Abu Bakr

‘The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.’ – Albert Einstein

‘I cannot live without books.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Education is the transmission of civilization.’ – Will Durant

‘Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.’ – Robert Frost

‘Without tact you can learn nothing.’ – Benjamin Disraeli

‘Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.’ – Oswald Chambers

‘A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.’ – Ernest Renan

‘I need to complete my homework on time.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.’ – Plato

‘The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.’ – John Locke

‘It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.’ – Oscar Wilde

‘When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.’ – Desiderius Erasmus

‘When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.’ – Peter Drucker

‘Education is the cheap defense of nations.’ – Edmund Burke

‘The only real failure in life is one not learned from.’ – Anthony J. D’Angelo

‘It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.’ – Albert Einstein

‘I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.’ – Michel de Montaigne

‘If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.’ – Francis Bacon

‘I will get my education – if it is in home, school, or anyplace.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.’ – Amos Bronson Alcott

‘If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today’s kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years.’ – Janet Napolitano

‘It is always in season for old men to learn.’ – Aeschylus

‘To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.’ – Caroline Kennedy

‘Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.’ – Ambrose Bierce

‘He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.’ – Charles Caleb Colton

‘Education is neither eastern nor western.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.’ – Albert Einstein

‘Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.’ – Robert Frost

‘Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.’ – Horace Mann

‘I am a part of everything that I have read.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘I know a lot of people think I’m dumb. Well, at least I ain’t no educated fool.’ – Leon Spinks

‘A child miseducated is a child lost.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.’ – Joseph Brodsky

‘Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.’ – Charles Barkley

‘America is the best half-educated country in the world.’ – Nicholas M. Butler

‘Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.’ – Albert Einstein

‘The willingness to learn new skills is very high.’ – Angela Merkel

‘America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.’ – Will Rogers

‘No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Read in order to live.’ – Gustave Flaubert

‘Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.’ – Horace Mann

‘True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.’ – Pauline Phillips

‘We cannot learn men from books.’ – Benjamin Disraeli

‘Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.’ – Havelock Ellis

‘Some parents do not send their children to school because they don’t know its importance at all.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.’ – Al Green

‘If you want to be an anthropologist, you need to study physical anthropology specialized in bones. If you want to be a forensic chemist, get a degree in chemistry. Do you want to do DNA work? Get a degree in microbiology. And do well. Study hard and go to graduate school.’ – Kathy Reichs

‘He that loves reading has everything within his reach.’ – William Godwin

‘If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers – if that’s where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.’ – Maynard James Keenan

‘I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.’ – Felix Bloch

‘I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.’ – Tallulah Bankhead

‘Our universities and museums are respected around the country.’ – Jane Byrne

‘Every educated person is a future enemy.’ – Martin Bormann

‘Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.’ – Robert Kiyosaki

‘Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.’ – Roger Ascham

‘While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.’ – Bobby Scott

‘An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.’ – Alan K. Simpson

‘Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers.’ – Joshua Reynolds

‘The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.’ – Michelle Obama

‘Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.’ – Calvin Coolidge

‘Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.’ – Jim Rohn

‘Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.’ – Kofi Annan

‘I wouldn’t be where I am today without the amazing public arts education that I had.’ – Matthew Morrison

‘Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.’ – Sonia Sotomayor

‘Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.’ – Bertrand Russell

‘There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.’ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

‘Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

‘Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.’ – Joseph Stalin

‘Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.’ – Marian Wright Edelman

‘If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.’ – Jeff Rich

‘Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.’ – Sidney Hook

‘Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.’ – Solomon Ortiz

‘The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy.’ – David Cameron

‘It’s hard to improve public education – that’s clear.’ – Bill Gates

‘Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.’ – Kent Conrad

‘It is difficult to think of a major industry that AI will not transform. This includes healthcare, education, transportation, retail, communications, and agriculture. There are surprisingly clear paths for AI to make a big difference in all of these industries.’ – Andrew Ng

‘The giving of love is an education in itself.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

‘The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.’ – Clarence Thomas

‘I’ve been on food stamps and welfare. Anybody help me out? No. No. They gave me hope, and they gave me encouragement, and they gave me a vision. That came from my education.’ – Craig T. Nelson

‘Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.’ – Maria Montessori

‘A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.’ – George Bernard Shaw

‘I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.’ – Bob Marley

‘Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.’ – John Locke

‘The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.’ – Jean Piaget

‘The highest result of education is tolerance.’ – Helen Keller

‘I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education – that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.’ – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

‘Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.’ – Christine Gregoire

‘A good education is a foundation for a better future.’ – Elizabeth Warren

‘Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.’ – Timothy Murphy

‘Health care is not a privilege. It’s a right. It’s a right as fundamental as civil rights. It’s a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.’ – Rod Blagojevich

‘Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.’ – Plato

‘Too much of what is called ‘education’ is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.’ – Thomas Sowell

‘To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete.’ – Epictetus

‘If you want a good education, go to private schools. If you can’t afford it, tough luck. You can go to the public school.’ – Paul LePage

‘Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.’ – Shakuntala Devi

‘Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education.’ – Bill Frist

‘Education commences at the mother’s knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.’ – Hosea Ballou

‘The education of a man is never completed until he dies.’ – Robert E. Lee

‘The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.’ – John Glenn

‘An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.’ – Tara Westover

‘Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.’ – James L. Farmer, Jr.

‘The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.’ – Bernie Sanders

‘I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.’ – Steve Irwin

‘It doesn’t matter where you’re from. You can be from the hood or the suburbs. You can be poor with no education or a college graduate. No matter your background, you can win.’ – Lil B

‘You can’t build a revolution with no education. Jomo Kenyatta did this in Africa, and because the people were not educated, he became as much an oppressor as the people he overthrew.’ – Fred Hampton

‘The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.’ – Michael Jackson

‘Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.’ – Marcus Aurelius

‘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.’ – Horace Mann

‘After two years at UCLA, I decided to leave. I was convinced that no amount of education would help a black man get a job.’ – Jackie Robinson

‘The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing – that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world – is what I wish for all.’ – Fidel Castro

‘What I call my ‘self’ now is hardly a person at all. It’s mainly a meeting place for various natural forces, desires, and fears, etcetera, some of which come from my ancestors, and some from my education, some perhaps from devils. The self you were really intended to be is something that lives not from nature but from God.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.’ – Noam Chomsky

‘Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.’ – Pete Seeger

‘Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.’ – Marshall McLuhan

‘Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.’ – Julia Gillard

‘Education should learn from the positive side of gaming – reward, accomplishment, and fun.’ – Sebastian Thrun

‘So if people have an opportunity for a decent job, a decent education, a decent health care system and security, I know that forceful migration will be reduced to zero.’ – Nayib Bukele

‘By making college unaffordable and student loans unbearable, we risk deterring our best and brightest from pursuing higher education and securing a good-paying job.’ – Mark Pocan

‘The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.’ – Hank Johnson

‘My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.’ – Jose Rizal

‘Education is lacking in most of those who pontificate.’ – Wole Soyinka

‘Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Standardized testing is at cross purposes with many of the most important purposes of public education. It doesn’t measure big-picture learning, critical thinking, perseverance, problem solving, creativity or curiosity, yet those are the qualities great teaching brings out in a student.’ – Randi Weingarten

‘There is no greater education than one that is self-driven.’ – Neil deGrasse Tyson

‘The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.’ – Aldous Huxley

‘If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.’ – Frank Zappa

‘We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our education system.’ – Charles Bukowski

‘Teachers do not need to be armed with guns to protect their classes; they need to be armed with a solid education in order to teach their classes.’ – Emma Gonzalez

‘Our higher education system is one of the things that makes America exceptional. There’s no place else that has the assets we do when it comes to higher education. People from all over the world aspire to come here and study here. And that is a good thing.’ – Barack Obama

‘To defend a country you need an army, but to defend a civilization you need education.’ – Jonathan Sacks

‘Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.’ – Jerome Bruner

‘Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.’ – Charles R. Swindoll

‘Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.’ – Jane Austen

‘Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.’ – Stephen Vizinczey

‘Education is freedom.’ – Paulo Freire

‘Education begins at home. You can’t blame the school for not putting into your child what you don’t put into him.’ – Geoffrey Holder

‘All real education is the architecture of the soul.’ – William Bennett

‘It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.’ – William J. Clinton

‘The strongest reason for giving woman all the opportunities for higher education, for the full development of her faculties, her forces of mind and body… is the solitude and personal responsibility of her own individual life.’ – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

‘The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.’ – Plutarch

‘Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.’ – Ernie Fletcher

‘The most valuable investment we can make is in our children’s education. When we make education a priority, we give our children opportunity. Opportunity to learn at higher levels than their parents were able to learn; to earn at higher levels than we were able to earn.’ – Martin O’Malley

‘Early childhood education remains one of the strongest investments we can make in the long-term success of our students and the long-term economic strength of our communities.’ – Abigail Spanberger

‘Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.’ – Lyndon B. Johnson

‘Education is important because it prepares you for life.’ – Bad Bunny

‘It’s not how much you spend, it’s how you spend it. We have been putting a lot of money into education in the state of Nevada, and it’s gotten us to 50th in the country in graduation rates. We needed more accountability in our system.’ – Brian Sandoval

‘Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.’ – Ellen Key

‘You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.’ – Josephine Baker

‘I don’t think there should be more gun control. I think there should be more education.’ – Sam Brownback

‘Education doesn’t just make us smarter. It makes us whole.’ – Jill Biden

‘Public education is an investment in our future.’ – Matt Blunt

‘In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk – they are all part of the curriculum.’ – Michel de Montaigne

‘The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.’ – Adam Grant

‘At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.’ – Booker T. Washington

‘The difference between rich and poor is becoming more extreme, and as income inequality widens the wealth gap in major nations, education, health and social mobility are all threatened.’ – Helene D. Gayle

‘Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward.’ – George Weah

‘Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.’ – H. G. Wells

‘It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education.’ – Edmund Barton

‘Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.’ – Elizabeth Blackwell

‘If you don’t give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them.’ – Pele

‘When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens.’ – Michael Badnarik

‘No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.’ – Brad Henry

‘Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.’ – Miriam Defensor-Santiago

‘Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they’re 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education.’ – Ed Markey

‘We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.’ – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

‘Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.’ – Mark Twain

‘A captain of the Navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable good education, a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice.’ – John Paul Jones

‘The strength of the scientific establishment in any country is related to its general level of education, not only in supplying large numbers of eager minds for further training, but also in ensuring a public opinion that holds science in esteem and approves financial support.’ – Arthur Lewis

‘By providing every student with a quality education, and the materials they need for class and to do their homework, we can help students from all backgrounds learn and thrive.’ – London Breed

‘Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.’ – John Maynard Keynes

‘I would like to be a terrorist for music education – to make a complete reform, all over the world.’ – Daniel Barenboim

‘Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.’ – Colin Powell

‘On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.’ – Daniel Webster

‘An institution of higher education is a partnership among students and alumni, faculty and administrators, donors and trustees, neighborhoods and more, to build a community – and a culture.’ – Ben Sasse

‘The Indian education system, like the Indian bureaucratic system, is Victorian and still in the 19th century. Our schools are still designed to produce clerks for an empire that does not exist anymore.’ – Sugata Mitra

‘It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.’ – Agnes Repplier

‘I would say that something important for me and for my generation in Northern Ireland was the 1947 Education Act, which allowed students who won scholarships to go on to secondary schools and thence to university.’ – Seamus Heaney

‘Education can become a self-fulfilling activity, liberating in and of itself.’ – Abraham Maslow

‘Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.’ – Barbara Jordan

‘I want to make sure every child has the opportunity for quality education.’ – Brad Schneider

‘Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child.’ – Charles Handy

‘Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.’ – Ron Lewis

‘Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.’ – Mary Harris Jones

‘In education, technology can be a life-changer, a game changer, for kids who are both in school and out of school. Technology can bring textbooks to life. The Internet can connect students to their peers in other parts of the world. It can bridge the quality gaps.’ – Queen Rania of Jordan

‘I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.’ – Anne Sullivan

‘Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don’t begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.’ – Bob Ehrlich

‘The best education I have ever received was through travel.’ – Lisa Ling

‘The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind.’ – Moza bint Nasser

‘Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.’ – Bob Beauprez

‘I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.’ – William Morris

‘Education is the gateway to the American Dream. But today our immigration laws make higher education – a virtual requirement for financial security – out of reach for more than one million undocumented students.’ – Wendy Kopp

‘Do you know who the real hypocrite is? It’s the federal government and the Justice Department. It’s a fraud; it’s a lie. They have no interest in the education of black children. They are only interested in the politics of it.’ – James Meredith

‘By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.’ – John Dryden

‘A high school diploma will no longer be sufficient. But that post secondary education does not have to be a four-year university or a four-year college. It can be career technical education, vocational education, community college.’ – Raja Krishnamoorthi

‘Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.’ – Francis Bacon

‘The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there. You don’t necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money. It can be done with an idea, hard work and determination.’ – Bill Rancic

‘The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.’ – David Price

‘As technology changes the way we communicate, connect, create, consume and innovate, it is democratizing access to opportunity. Education is no exception.’ – Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

‘Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.’ – Pearl S. Buck

‘We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.’ – Maria Montessori

‘I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.’ – Wilma Mankiller

‘To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.’ – Munshi Premchand

‘When the students are occupied, they’re not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.’ – Arlen Specter

‘I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.’ – George Orwell

‘Poverty and lack of education are ruining our planet.’ – √ìscar Arias

‘Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests – not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.’ – Will Smith

‘You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.’ – Michelle Obama

‘I started attending community college when I was 14 or 15, just doing general education stuff like history and mathematics. Then I went on to California State University Long Beach to pursue a degree in journalism. And then I ended up dropping out to found Oculus.’ – Palmer Luckey

‘All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.’ – Walter Scott

‘Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.’ – Henry Adams

‘Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.’ – Edward Thorndike

‘The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.’ – William James

‘The education of women is the best way to save the environment.’ – E. O. Wilson

‘Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right.’ – Ban Ki-moon

‘The benefits of prison education go beyond lowering recidivism rates and increasing post-release employment. It can also rekindle a sense of purpose and confidence.’ – Clint Smith

‘Investing in science education and curiosity-driven research is investing in the future.’ – Ahmed Zewail

‘Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.’ – Napoleon Hill

‘Seeing the world is the best education you can get. You see sorrow, and you also see great spirit and will to survive.’ – Brad Pitt

‘A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.’ – Charles B. Rangel

‘It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure.’ – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

‘Our growing national debt is a threat to our national defense and to our domestic priorities, including research and development, education, health care, and investments in our economic growth.’ – Seth Moulton

‘Higher education is a cornerstone of our state’s future.’ – Michelle Lujan Grisham

‘America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.’ – Evan Esar

‘I think sometimes in the art world theres an implication that you need an entry-level education to walk through the door of a gallery. But you dont. The learning experience actually happens once youre in the gallery.’ – Grayson Perry

‘Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization.’ – John Agyekum Kufuor

‘In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘Formal education must change. It needs to be brought into closer alignment with the world as it actually is, into closer harmony with the way human beings actually learn and thrive.’ – Sal Khan

‘Segregation has no place in the education system.’ – Richard Dawkins

‘Inflation is taking up the poverty line, and poverty is not just economic but defined by way of health and education.’ – Azim Premji

‘There is no education like adversity.’ – Benjamin Disraeli

‘I believe that the key to building a strong economy in Wisconsin starts with education. Every single kid in our state deserves access to a good public education, no matter their zip code.’ – Tony Evers

‘A system of education is not one thing, nor does it have a single definite object, nor is it a mere matter of schools. Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘I believe that any type of education can be great, but an education about ourselves can create something wonderful. I am a comedian, but people have called me a motivational speaker. I don’t really consider myself that at all.’ – Andy Andrews

‘Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.’ – Frederick William Robertson

‘I think that probably the most important thing about our education was that it taught us to question even those things we thought we knew. To say you’ve got to inquire, you’ve got to be testing your knowledge all the time in order to be more effective in what you’re doing.’ – Thabo Mbeki

‘The importance of education is ingrained in Scottish history.’ – Nicola Sturgeon

‘We cannot, as a country, improve economically, socially, and culturally without quality education.’ – Lucio Tan

‘There are two equalizers in life: the Internet and education.’ – John T. Chambers

‘For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life.’ – Derek Bok

‘Free school meals for all children, no matter what their background, will improve the education and health of our children.’ – Angela Rayner

‘I think that’s something that all mothers have to deal with, especially single mothers. We work, and we have to leave the kids behind. And I think that’s one of the reasons that we, not only as women but as families, we have to advocate for early childhood education for all of our children.’ – Dolores Huerta

‘My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.’ – Ronaldinho

‘Education is the vaccine for violence.’ – Edward James Olmos

‘I believe that a child going without an education is a crime.’ – Kamala Harris

‘With the education I had, all I could do was work as a burro, in whatever I could find: shoeshine boy, janitor, dishwasher, waiter, bartender, cashier, bricklayer, painter.’ – Vicente Fernandez

‘Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.’ – Bobby Scott

‘Spiritual formation is character formation. Everyone gets a spiritual formation. It’s like education. Everyone gets an education; it’s just a matter of which one you get.’ – Dallas Willard

‘I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.’ – Dalai Lama

‘Education is the art of making man ethical.’ – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

‘There are many problems, but I think there is a solution to all these problems; it’s just one, and it’s education.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Education was never my higher calling.’ – Lil Peep

‘My parents were educated in the Turkish system and went straight from high school to medical school; my mom, who had skipped a grade, was dissecting corpses at age seventeen. Growing up in America, I think I envied my parents’ education. By comparison, everything I did in school seemed so sort of low-stakes and infantilizing.’ – Elif Batuman

‘Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.’ – James Madison

‘I wanted to race cars. I didn’t like school, and all I wanted to do was work on cars. But right before I graduated, I got into a really bad car accident, and I spent that summer in the hospital thinking about where I was heading. I decided to take education more seriously and go to a community college.’ – George Lucas

‘Get your education, and if you see small opportunities, take them. Each one could be a stepping stone to something bigger.’ – Trisha Yearwood

‘It comes down to what your priorities are, and if public education is about kids, then every decision we make should be focused on the question of ‘Is this good for a child?’ And that should be the driving focus and the priority when we decide what our policies should be and what our laws should be.’ – Campbell Brown

‘Contrary to what we learn from progressives in education and the media, the history of the Democratic Party well into the twentieth century is a virtually uninterrupted history of thievery, corruption, and bigotry.’ – Dinesh D’Souza

‘During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed.’ – Jonathan Kozol

‘No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.’ – Plato

‘That’s the beauty of education, kids taking lessons out of the classroom and back into their own world where they can positively affect their family, their friends, and their greater community.’ – Erin Gruwell

‘Widespread public access to knowledge, like public education, is one of the pillars of our democracy, a guarantee that we can maintain a well-informed citizenry.’ – Scott Turow

‘Crucial to science education is hands-on involvement: showing, not just telling; real experiments and field trips and not just ‘virtual reality.” – Martin Rees

‘I’m a gypsy: no education, no schooling, nothing. I don’t care what people think of me. I don’t care about being a hero, a role model, a champion.’ – Tyson Fury

‘Real education is about genuine understanding and the ability to figure things out on your own; not about making sure every 7th grader has memorized all the facts some bureaucrats have put in the 7th grade curriculum.’ – Aaron Swartz

‘Nature has always had more force than education.’ – Voltaire

‘Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years’ worth of education.’ – Julian Bond

‘Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.’ – Lee Iacocca

‘I didn’t live at school, I lived where I could and studied what I enjoyed studying. I took what I wanted from that education but was making my first record at the same time. I don’t know anyone from school. I was just leading a different life. I was really interested in writing and other things.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘Some of us have been told what we want our whole lives. We’ve been told we should want to go out for sports or not. We should want a college education or a graduate degree or a particular career. We should want to date this person and not the other.’ – Bob Goff

‘In school, many of us procrastinate and then successfully cram for tests. We get the grades and degrees we need to get the jobs we want, even if we fail to get a good general education.’ – Stephen Covey

‘The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.’ – Pierre Bourdieu

‘If we expect our children to thrive at our colleges and universities, and succeed in our economy once they graduate – first we must make quality, affordable early childhood education accessible to all.’ – Kirsten Gillibrand

‘You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That’s an education in itself.’ – Carol Burnett

‘Education is the best economic policy there is.’ – Tony Blair

‘Many textbooks fail to present students with both sides of an issue. Students are being pushed toward an education that demonizes free enterprise while advocating top-down government, deficit spending and class warfare.’ – Charlie Kirk

‘If we help an educated man’s daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? – not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?’ – Virginia Woolf

‘Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.’ – Charlotte Bronte

‘Frankly, I’m not sure how far I would get if I attended public school today. It’s not just that public schools aren’t producing the results we want – it’s that we’re not giving them what they need to help students achieve at high levels. K-12 education in the United States is deeply antiquated.’ – Eli Broad

‘Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis.’ – J. B. Pritzker

‘No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.’ – Winston Churchill

‘As people do better, they start voting like Republicans – unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.’ – Karl Rove

‘The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.’ – Ellen G. White

‘There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people.’ – Toni Morrison

‘A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.’ – Phil Mickelson

‘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?’ – Cesar Chavez

‘Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.’ – Edward Gibbon

‘We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.’ – Sandra Day O’Connor

‘Because education is the backbone of a competitive workforce and successful economy, making it a priority is not uncommon.’ – Michael F. Easley

‘Life isn’t all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles, or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman’s education.’ – Thomas Hughes

‘We demand that segregation be ended in every school district in the year 1963! We demand that we have effective civil rights legislation – no compromise, no filibuster – and that include public accommodations, decent housing, integrated education, FEPC and the right to vote.’ – Bayard Rustin

‘I think my politics are just inclined to be empathetic and humanistic. I grew up with so many different kinds of people with different politics, different religion, no religion, no politics, education, no education, and I was infatuated with all of them.’ – Lily Tomlin

‘The answer is not to standardize education, but to personalize and customize it to the needs of each child and community. There is no alternative. There never was.’ – Ken Robinson

‘The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one’s children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.’ – Leonard Boswell

‘Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.’ – Mary Astell

‘Education, leading to financial independence, has surely made women more empowered.’ – Sudha Murty

‘Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports.’ – Kapil Dev

‘Free education for all – whilst it is a desirable notion, in South Africa it will simply not be affordable.’ – Cyril Ramaphosa

‘Illegal immigration costs taxpayers $45 billion a year in health care, education, and incarceration expenses.’ – Ric Keller

‘There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.’ – James Truslow Adams

‘You may be a redneck if… you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.’ – Jeff Foxworthy

‘My parents, especially my father, discussed the question of my brothers’ education as a matter of real importance. My education and that of my sister were scarcely discussed at all.’ – Emmeline Pankhurst

‘I think imparting sex education to children is important.’ – Urvashi Rautela

‘Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they – not someone else – must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.’ – Ernest Istook

‘We will hire someone with less experience, less education, and less expertise than someone who has more of those things and has a rotten attitude. Because we can train people. We can teach people how to lead. We can teach people how to provide customer service. But we can’t change their DNA.’ – Herb Kelleher

‘Income inequality has made having kids, much like getting a quality college education, a rich person’s privilege.’ – Ana Kasparian

‘A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.’ – David Horowitz

‘The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.’ – William Inge

‘Instead of unfairly demonizing teachers, we should be working with them to find solutions to the problems in our schools and make sure every child gets an outstanding public education.’ – Albio Sires

‘No state of society or laws can render men so much alike but that education, fortune, and tastes will interpose some differences between them; and though different men may sometimes find it their interest to combine for the same purposes, they will never make it their pleasure.’ – Alexis de Tocqueville

‘Education is and will be the most powerful tool for individual and social change, and we must do all that it takes to facilitate it.’ – Shiv Nadar

‘I felt like I was selling a product of the University of Georgia that’s really special and really special to me as far as the education you can get, the development you can get, and the league we play in. That’s what I’ve sold.’ – Kirby Smart

‘You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.’ – Arnold Schwarzenegger

‘Higher education should provide an environment to test new ideas, debate theories, encounter challenging information, and figure out what one believes.’ – Kirsten Powers

‘Big data in education has huge potential to improve learning materials.’ – Jose Ferreira

‘Man can and does rationalize his sins. He finds reasons for all his weakness, invents excuses that first calm and then deaden his conscience. He blames God, society, education, and environment for his wrong doing.’ – Mother Angelica

‘Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.’ – Albert Einstein

‘Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.’ – Paul Wellstone

‘Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry.’ – Margaret Spellings

‘No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner.’ – Lou Holtz

‘It’s clear on the one hand that an education enriches and informs a response to beauty, even makes it possible in esoteric cases. On the other hand, there’s no question that someone with no musical education whatsoever might wander into a concert hall and be overwhelmed by the ‘Beethoven Pastoral Symphony’.’ – Denis Dutton

‘I myself owe everything to French books. They developed in my soul the sentiments of humanity which had been stifled by eight years of fanatical and servile education.’ – Cesare Beccaria

‘Permission marketing turns strangers into friends and friends into loyal customers. It’s not just about entertainment – it’s about education. Permission marketing is curriculum marketing.’ – Seth Godin

‘We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate. I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education, we are going to increase the dropout rate.’ – Michael Enzi

‘Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.’ – Nita Ambani

‘Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.’ – Gustave Flaubert

‘The quality of your public education shouldn’t be defined by your zip code.’ – Jalen Rose

‘My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.’ – Christopher Hitchens

‘When you have strict censorship of the internet, young students cannot receive a full education. Their view of the world is imbalanced. There can be no true discussion of the issues.’ – Ai Weiwei

‘Beyond ensuring that people everywhere have access to mental health, virtual digital assistants can act as learning companions, using their insight into what motivates and inspires you, to help you study and learn. In this way, AI could be used to level the playing field in education and help narrow socio-economic gaps around the world.’ – Rana el Kaliouby

‘For-profit higher education is today a booming industry, feeding on the student loans handed out to the desperate.’ – Thomas Frank

‘The unit of effectiveness of education is not the individual but the group. An individual’s moral values are primarily important for society as they contribute to a moral social climate, not as they induce particular pieces of behavior.’ – Lawrence Kohlberg

”No Child Left Behind’ requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.’ – Dianne Feinstein

‘I believe the government should ensure all children are provided with a good education.’ – Jacqueline Novogratz

‘We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.’ – Maria Montessori

‘Education is the antidote to poverty.’ – Arvind Kejriwal

‘The left has total control over the public education system, all the way up to the university level. It’s something they own, and it’s going to have to change.’ – Rush Limbaugh

‘Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.’ – Kailash Satyarthi

‘My parents both made it to ninth grade and then dropped out, so I just want to have that higher education so when I have kids one day I’ll be able to tell them and I’ll be a better role model for them.’ – Tecia Torres

‘In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that’s like a big no-no. I know my parents’ discouragement was for my own protection, and I’m really close to them now, but they didn’t understand that there is value in this. That’s because they didn’t know.’ – Sandra Oh

‘His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.’ – Woody Allen

‘Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.’ – Rutherford B. Hayes

‘Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.’ – Charles Kettering

‘The main force pushing toward reduction in inequality has always been the diffusion of knowledge and the diffusion of education.’ – Thomas Piketty

‘In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education… it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Education is worth its weight in gold. Make no mistake about it.’ – Clyde Drexler

‘The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.’ – Marilyn vos Savant

‘Education is the foundation for all we do in life, it shapes who we are and what we aspire to be. Creativity fuels innovation, and it’s what all states should strive to instill in the next generations.’ – Jim Hunt

‘Arts education is a big part of building a 21st century creative mind, and I think that we have let way too many kids lose their way by not drawing in their young minds with music, dance, painting and the other various ways we can express those things we do not have words for.’ – Heather Watts

‘I believe God takes the things in our lives – family, background, education – and uses them as part of his calling. It might not be to become a pastor. But I don’t think God wastes anything.’ – Eugene H. Peterson

‘Learning is not limited to the classroom, and Minnesota shouldn’t limit its education resources there, either.’ – Ilhan Omar

‘Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘With demands for special education or standardized test prep being shouted in their ears, public schools can’t always hear a parent when he says: ‘I want my child to be able to write contracts in Spanish,’ or, ‘I want my child to shake hands firmly,’ or, ‘I want my child to study statistics and accounting, not calculus.” – Amity Shlaes

‘I’ve known for years that the university underserved the community, because we assumed that university education is for 18- to 22-year-olds, which is a proposition that’s so absurd it is absolutely mind-boggling that anyone ever conceptualized it. Why wouldn’t you take university courses throughout your entire life?’ – Jordan Peterson

‘In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education.’ – Russell Means

‘You discover that the education the Negro gets is designed to keep him subservient. The poor black man is exploited by whites and by educated Negroes, too.’ – Medgar Evers

‘Music is not a very stable business. It comes and it goes, and so does money, but your education stays with you for the rest of your life. When you have that education, and you have nothing to fall back on, you can get a get a job anywhere.’ – Selena

‘If you invest in education and training of our young people, what you do is you increase the future economic capacity of the nation.’ – Anthony Albanese

‘Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.’ – Nancy Astor

‘In the long run, your human capital is your main base of competition. Your leading indicator of where you’re going to be 20 years from now is how well you’re doing in your education system.’ – Bill Gates

‘We think about education as a stepping stone into a higher socio-economic class, into a better job. And it does do those things. But I don’t think that’s what it really is. I experienced it as getting access to different ideas and perspectives and using them to construct my own mind.’ – Tara Westover

‘Public education is our greatest pathway to opportunity in America. So we need to invest in and strengthen our public universities today, and for generations to come.’ – Michelle Obama

‘There is no cost difference between incarceration and an Ivy League education; the main difference is curriculum.’ – Paul Hawken

‘Since Mary is the prototype of pure womanhood, the imitation of Mary must be the goal of girls’ education.’ – Edith Stein

‘Education is supposed to be our great equalizer, but when only half of low-income students are enrolling in college and only three tenths are graduating, you have to figure some of our children are getting a greater equalizer than others.’ – Chris Meledandri

‘Education should be a fundamental human right.’ – Sal Khan

‘Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.’ – David Suzuki

‘Our nation’s commitment is to provide a quality education to every child to serve the public common good. Accordingly, we must shift the paradigm to think of education funding as investments made in individual children, not in institutions or buildings.’ – Betsy DeVos

‘Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.’ – Bobby Unser

‘My dad grew up in a working-class Jewish neighbourhood, and I got a scholarship from my dad’s union to go to college. I went there to get an education, not as an extension of privilege.’ – Ezra Koenig

‘It is really important that we promote competitive support in schools. It is very important that we recognise that has to be underpinned by good quality physical education and by getting people into patterns of exercise.’ – Sebastian Coe

‘Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.’ – Karl Kraus

‘It’s not enough to train today’s workforce. We also have to prepare tomorrow’s workforce by guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education.’ – Barack Obama

‘I am proud to be part of a community that only projects love and education and the support of one another.’ – Lauren Jauregui

‘I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life.’ – Dean Kamen

‘Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it’s very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.’ – Henry Ward Beecher

‘The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled without adequate funding, and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is breaking his promise to our children.’ – Joe Lieberman

‘To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.’ – John Buchan

‘Global education is not a zero-sum game. The rise of universities in Asia will be a benefit to the entire world.’ – Richard Levin

‘I think part of the problem is the education system doesn’t work – it’s not accountable.’ – Luis Guzman

‘To me, education is not a commodity. It is a public good, essential to any society with a claim to being civilised.’ – John McDonnell

‘You judge a society by how it treats its citizens. We must do our best to ensure that every child can live in comfort and security, with the best possible education.’ – Melania Trump

‘Education is at the heart of achieving your dreams.’ – Patrice Motsepe

‘I’ve always believed in the importance of education and continuing to learn throughout every stage of life.’ – Muhtar Kent

‘Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.’ – Paulo Freire

‘The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.’ – Jodi Rell

‘A black agenda is jobs, jobs, jobs, quality education, investment in infrastructure and strong democratic regulation of corporations. The black agenda, at its best, looks at America from the vantage point of the least of these and asks what’s best for all.’ – Cornel West

‘Education and work are the levers to uplift a people.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.’ – John Hannah

‘The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.’ – Sam Houston

‘There’s no reason why children in inner cities or rural areas do not receive the same quality education or opportunities as those in suburbs or wealthy neighborhoods. If we truly believe in giving all citizens a chance to pursue happiness and pursue their goals, then we cannot continue to marginalize entire groups of people.’ – Al Sharpton

‘Ordinary men are given the authority of the priesthood. Worthiness and willingness – not experience, expertise, or education – are the qualifications for priesthood ordination.’ – David A. Bednar

‘Higher education is one of few areas where this country competes with the rest of the world and wins. The best of American higher education outstrips any in the world. Look where the rest of the world goes for higher education, for graduate degrees. They come here.’ – Donna Shalala

‘If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority, then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education.’ – Jane Fonda

‘Knowledge is not just the preserve of the educated elite. Just because someone has not had a formal education, that does not mean he does not have wisdom and common sense.’ – Vikas Swarup

‘Education is not merely neglected in many of our schools today, but is replaced to a great extent by ideological indoctrination.’ – Thomas Sowell

‘I ain’t got much education, but I got some sense.’ – Loretta Lynn

‘I believe in God, but in my own unconventional way. We’re not affiliated with any organisation, and I have no religious education of any kind, but I definitely have my own kind of ideas about it.’ – Sarah Jessica Parker

‘I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.” – Samuel L. Jackson

‘Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.’ – Robert Louis Stevenson

‘Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country.’ – Isabel Allende

‘But then my mother, who’s a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us – he would make more money; therefore, we’d be able to get better educations.’ – Patricia Richardson

‘I’m sure all of us can find fault in our own education, and I certainly wished at times that I’d had other options. My own K-12 education may have been free and easy, but it wasn’t necessarily very good.’ – Kim Brooks

‘If you observe children with sufficient objectivity as they grow into the world, then you will perceive that children’s temporal bodies are still not fully connected with the spirit-soul. The task of education, understood in a spiritual sense, is to bring the soul-spirit into harmony with the temporal body.’ – Rudolf Steiner

‘Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.’ – Aldo Leopold

‘A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers.’ – Gwendolyn Brooks

‘I’ve become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don’t offer at least one course – not even required, just an elective – on the world’s religions.’ – Warren Bennis

‘Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up.’ – Harvey Cushing

‘Sex education is very relevant in today’s world where children have access to adult content across media. So it has become all the more important for parents to educate kids about sex and talk to them about it.’ – Tejaswi Madivada

‘People go to school and get educated, but most people who go to school and become a graduate in eduation still don’t know what the word ‘education’ means… ‘Educo’ means to bring out.’ – Peter Tosh

‘I loved growing up in Canada. It’s a great place to grow up because – well, at least where I grew up – it’s very multicultural. There’s also good health care and a good education system.’ – Ryan Gosling

‘If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.’ – Plato

‘Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘The pace at which people are taking to digital technology defies our stereotypes of age, education, language and income.’ – Narendra Modi

‘Education equals economic growth.’ – Julia Gillard

‘Integrated education should be the norm – I’m passionate about that.’ – Adrian Dunbar

‘I’m the blackest member of my family. You know, these mixed families produce children of all colors, and in Jamaica, the question of exactly what shade you were, in colonial Jamaica, that was the most important question. Because you could read off class and education and status from that. I was aware and conscious of that from the very beginning.’ – Stuart Hall

‘For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don’t make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you’re told you’re too tall or you’re too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You’re rejected for your education, you’re rejected for this or that and it’s really tough.’ – Liam Neeson

‘The challenge to people like me is, how do you use your capabilities and resources to help support things that are important to you, whether it’s the arts or education or homelessness?’ – Brian Moynihan

‘I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an actor. I never even thought about other careers. The acting field is certainly not the path many Indian parents encourage their children to take, but mine were very supportive. They wanted me to have an education, but understood that this is what I wanted to do.’ – Archie Panjabi

‘Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.’ – James A. Garfield

‘Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.’ – John Hersey

‘What people want is their basic needs. So I’m trying to help people ensure their basic need: that means food security, healthcare, education, and job opportunity and a better life.’ – Sheikh Hasina

‘Education must lead us from the irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgment. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order. Therefore, let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work.’ – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

‘My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA.’ – David Oyelowo

‘In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.’ – Earl Warren

‘When you come to Denmark, you have the chance to live in a free, peaceful country with access to free education, free medical aid and the opportunity to work. To benefit from that requires responsibility. If you don’t assume that responsibility, it is a breach in trust.’ – Mette Frederiksen

‘Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were ‘reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

‘Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.’ – Mark Twain

‘The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.’ – Abraham Robinson

‘God had a plan for everything. I never knew I’d come to Iowa, but now I love Iowa. Everything is so great about it – the people, the environment, education. I’m so proud to say I’m an Iowan. I’m living the dream.’ – Liang Chow

‘I saw this new thing called television, and I saw people throwing pies in each other’s faces, and I thought, ‘This could be a wonderful tool for education! Why is it being used this way?’ So I said to my parents, ‘You know, I don’t think I’ll go into seminary right away. I think I’ll go into television.” – Fred Rogers

‘Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one’s own culture and social organisation.’ – Atal Bihari Vajpayee

‘When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education.’ – Maria Montessori

‘Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others.’ – Daisaku Ikeda

‘To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie.’ – Robert Purvis

‘I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.’ – Wilson Mizner

‘Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.’ – Phyllis Schlafly

‘I grew up in poverty and my mother had to sacrifice a lot for us to eat and get an education – just imagine in a house where we were more than six children! But hard work and dedication is what it took for me to be here today.’ – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

‘How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.’ – Alexandre Dumas

‘Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.’ – Lillian Smith

‘Education should be totally secular. I am not telling people not to believe in God, but it should be a personal matter which should be done at home.’ – Nawal El Saadawi

”Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.’ – Alexander Pope

‘You cannot blame the mismanagement of the economy or the fact that we have not invested adequately in education in order to give our people the knowledge, the skills and the technology that they need in order to be able to use the resources that Africa has to gain wealth.’ – Wangari Maathai

‘With broadband access, we can revolutionize global access to education, health care, economic empowerment, and the delivery of critical human needs.’ – Tae Yoo

‘In many spheres of human endeavor, from science to business to education to economic policy, good decisions depend on good measurement.’ – Ben Bernanke

‘I think if education was celebrated in pop culture, we’d live in a better place.’ – Cote de Pablo

‘What is basically just an IQ score has roots in education, socioeconomic status, genetics, and environmental factors. Looking at any one of these roots doesn’t give you a full picture of the tree, but it does tell you that a tree is there.’ – Kyle Hill

‘I believe education should be a right for every child, but tragically in many parts of world it is a privilege for certain children whose parents have money. There are 72 million children in the world who don’t go to school and many of them are in Africa.’ – George Weah

‘All of the things an arts education gives a young person enhance leadership skills and help raise grades.’ – Josh Groban

‘Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.’ – John Dewey

‘My writing is often a way of ‘bearing witness’ for others who lack the education and the opportunity to tell their own stories, so I hope that my writing won’t be affected too much by my personal life.’ – Joyce Carol Oates

‘I had a very, very interesting childhood, but, oh my, education was the primary focus in our family.’ – Katherine Johnson

‘Poor people, people of color – especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.’ – Angela Davis

‘We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.’ – Dan Quayle

‘Gary Cooper was a good friend. He was a great nature lover. He was like an American Indian, he knew every leaf that was turned over. It was an education to go for a walk with him.’ – Richard Widmark

‘We must invest in affordable housing, quality education, safe parks and green space, good paying jobs, comprehensive mental health and trauma services, and other supports that will help all of our people.’ – Cori Bush

‘Homelessness is like public education – something that for far too long we haven’t put the resources or love or attention to.’ – Eric Garcetti

‘To one who believes that really good industrial conditions are the hope for a machine civilization, nothing is more heartening than to watch conference methods and education replacing police methods.’ – Frances Perkins

‘The developing world is full of entrepreneurs and visionaries, who with access to education, equity and credit would play a key role in developing the economic situations in their countries.’ – Muhammad Yunus

‘Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans – the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.’ – Patty Murray

‘Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.’ – Major Owens

‘Lucky enough, through the public school system, I had been able to have some music education, and that gave me something to focus on, and discipline – like a family to feel part of. There was a healthy family.’ – Flea

‘I am a strong believer that knowledge is power, and when it comes to personal finance in particular, there simply aren’t enough financial tools and education available to teens.’ – Caleb McLaughlin

‘I will venture to maintain that where the teacher is not pleasing to the pupil, there is no education.’ – Xenophon

‘This journey of education and breaking stigma around HIV is something that will have a legacy everlasting.’ – Gareth Thomas

‘In a world as competitive as ours, the child who does not get a decent education is condemned to the fringes of society. I think all Australians agree that this is intolerable. So we must demand as much of our schools as we do of our sports teams – and ensure that they keep the Australian dream alive for every child.’ – Rupert Murdoch

‘We have become unable to think of better education except in terms of more complex schools and of teachers trained for ever longer periods.’ – Ivan Illich

‘Teachers across the world are doing all they can to ensure a good education is the top priority for children.’ – Brian Lara

‘Education is the investment our generation makes in the future.’ – Mitt Romney

‘Education, school should prepare us not to morally judge everyone, but to be able to find our own truth in this world of various points of view.’ – Olga Tokarczuk

‘If you have special coaches for goalkeeping, physical education, strikers, fitness, you should also have an expert for the brain.’ – Ralf Rangnick

‘The promotion of international tolerance, reconciliation and education for which we must work are, in my view, of paramount importance in order to build a balanced world showing solidarity.’ – Albert II, Prince of Monaco

‘The study titled ‘Impact of Immigration on Wages, by Education Level, 1994-2007′ found that increased immigration had an effect of lowering wages for earlier immigrants by an average of 4.6 percent. Running counter to popular perception is the finding that for native-born Americans, wages actually increased by 0.6 percent.’ – Fabrizio Moreira

‘The ability to recognize opportunities and move in new – and sometimes unexpected – directions will benefit you no matter your interests or aspirations. A liberal arts education is designed to equip students for just such flexibility and imagination.’ – Drew Gilpin Faust

‘We are told there is not enough money for education, but somehow there is enough money for people to raise billions of dollars to defeat somebody in an election? Oh! Okay! Does that make sense?’ – Phylicia Rashad

‘The support of my mother has made such a difference in my life, sacrificing everything to make sure that we went to school, did our homework, got an education. That was one person supporting me, and it takes more than one person in our community to help raise our children.’ – Adam Goodes

‘Bebop and hip-hop, in so many ways, they’re connected. A lot of rappers remind me so much of bebop guys in terms of improvisation, beats and rhymes. My dream is to see hip-hop incorporated in education. You’ve got the youth of the world in the palm of your hand.’ – Quincy Jones

‘I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.’ – Anne Sullivan

‘Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.’ – Brigham Young

‘I am playing the violin, that’s all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day.’ – Itzhak Perlman

‘To Mahatma Gandhi, the key to India’s progress was the development of its villages. In his unified vision, education, agriculture, village industry, social reform all came together to provide the basis for a vibrant rural society free from exploitation and linked to the urban centres as equals. Our planning incorporates this basic insight.’ – Rajiv Gandhi

‘Family business management is a discipline that has evolved from an art into a science. The market for this line of education has been created by the growing recognition of family-run companies that shareholders are demanding greater clarity on issues ranging from succession to the management of wealth and the distribution of profits.’ – Sanjaya Baru

‘If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?’ – Maria Montessori

‘I don’t feel I’m qualified to be a coach outside the high school level. I think I would need to do more education to really be a good coach.’ – Carl Lewis

‘We say arts education is good for general education, but that’s not the point. The arts are what great nations are remembered for. They are a mirror.’ – Damian Woetzel

‘Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.’ – Philip Pullman

‘Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi, was 1964. I graduated from high school in 1965. So becoming active was almost a rite of passage.’ – Danny Glover

‘I have a big problem with people who glamorize dumbness and demonize education and intellect. And I’m giving a pretty good description of Sarah Palin right now.’ – Aaron Sorkin

‘I talk to student-athletes. I try to get them to remember that they’re not just athletes, but student-athletes. You need to get an education, keep your hands clean and try to represent the university.’ – Earl Campbell

‘Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains.’ – Gregory Bateson

‘I went to Northampton College of Further Education. I left there – when I was 16, I left Kingsthorpe Upper – and I went and did a diploma in performing arts, so it was my start in the training process to becoming an actor.’ – Marc Warren

‘We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us.’ – Alan Autry

‘Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.’ – Jon Meacham

‘Education in general, and higher education in particular, is on the brink of a huge disruption. Two big questions, which were once so well-settled that we ceased asking them, are now up for grabs. What should young people be learning? And what sorts of credentials indicate they’re ready for the workforce?’ – Daniel H. Pink

‘Realizing that the majority of kids that get molested feel that it is their fault, along with shame, those kids have no idea what to say or do to try to report anything, and add that with the lack of education, it is a complete recipe for disaster that leads to non-reporting of molestation.’ – Sherri Shepherd

‘As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education.’ – Sue Kelly

‘Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn’t finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education – I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.’ – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

‘I was a Fine Art major. You do a bit of everything until the final year, when you specialise. I did pencil drawing and sculpture. It’s a pretty well-rounded fine art education. I thought that it was viable option to make a living out of art. I’m not sure if I was thinking realistically; maybe I never was. But it had great appeal.’ – Timothy Olyphant

‘Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.’ – Horace Mann

‘When I went to Harvard Law School, my first year, I didn’t want people to know I started my education in a colored school. I didn’t want them to know I was the great-grandson of enslaved people. I thought it might diminish me.’ – Bryan Stevenson

‘All of us have been trained by education and environment to seek personal gain and security and to fight for ourselves. Though we cover it over with pleasant phrases, we have been educated for various professions within a system which is based on exploitation and acquisitive fear.’ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

‘Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.’ – Norman Schwarzkopf

‘A high-quality public education can build much-needed skills and knowledge. It can help children reach their God-given potential. It can stabilize communities and democracies. It can strengthen economies. It can combat the kind of fear and despair that evolves into hatred.’ – Randi Weingarten

‘There is still much work to be done to help our students secure good-paying jobs and achieve their ultimate goals, and in Congress, I’ll continue to support Career and Technical Education programs.’ – Elise Stefanik

‘When it comes to power, God Himself is the power. God often uses foolish things to confound the wise. That is why people like me will ever be grateful to God. In terms of knowledge, education and name, I am nowhere – a neglected stone.’ – T. B. Joshua

‘I think technical education and vocational skills and having a trade mean something.’ – Angela Rayner

‘I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It’s crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age.’ – Cat Cora

‘I come from a family of scholars who got their Master’s degrees. To my grandma – and to a lot of people – an education was a way of making it out of the worst parts of their life.’ – Big Sean

‘To me, what socialism means is to guarantee a basic level of dignity. It’s asserting the value of saying that the America we want and the America that we are proud of is one in which all children can access a dignified education. It’s one in which no person is too poor to have the medicines they need to live.’ – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

‘The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.’ – Bryant H. McGill

‘If you have four years to complete your college education, do it.’ – Bo Jackson

‘I didn’t go to high school, and I didn’t go to grade school either. Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability.’ – H. L. Hunt

‘We have over 500,000 illegal immigrants living in Arizona. And we simply cannot sustain it. It costs us a tremendous amount of money of course in health care, in education, and then, on top of it all, in incarceration. And the federal government doesn’t reimburse us on any of these things.’ – Jan Brewer

‘Education is the key to the future.’ – Alek Wek

‘We need to inject humanism into our AI education and research by injecting all walks of life into the process.’ – Fei-Fei Li

‘Being a native of Spain, the country to which I owe much of my education and cultural background, I was deeply influenced by my great predecessor Santiago Ramon y Cajal.’ – Severo Ochoa

‘From exam grading to health education to professional training to democratic participation, paths towards self-realization and success in the world are often daunting and obscure: journeys only the privileged feel confident setting off along.’ – Tom Chatfield

‘We all know that education unlocks the door of opportunity for the young.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘The system in Sweden is great because you get free healthcare and free education; someone who doesn’t have a lot of money can become a doctor or lawyer. There’s good paternity and maternity leave – the U.S. is probably the only civilised country in the world that doesn’t give parents anything.’ – Alexander Skarsgard

‘Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced.’ – William Glasser

‘My mom was on welfare and the occasional food stamp, but I have never participated in any of those governmental programs, even the ones that kind of work like education, scholarships and whatever, and I managed to do just fine.’ – Adam Carolla

‘Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.’ – Aristotle

‘The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of this race that they may guide the Mass away from the contamination and death of the Worst, in their own and other races.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘A one-size-fits-all lecture is not the way to go about education.’ – Sal Khan

‘Pursuing higher education should not lead to a lifetime of debt that holds people back from important milestones like having a child, buying a home, or starting a business. Sadly, that’s the reality for too many Americans struggling with mounting student loan debt.’ – Ben Ray Lujan

‘Education is the mother of leadership.’ – Wendell Willkie

‘Not only does neoliberalism undermine both civic education and public values and confuse education with training, it also treats knowledge as a product, promoting a neoliberal logic that views schools as malls, students as consumers, and faculty as entrepreneurs.’ – Henry Giroux

‘The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.’ – Rabindranath Tagore

‘In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.’ – Maya Angelou

‘Education has for its object the formation of character.’ – Herbert Spencer

‘Parents have absolutely every right to express their opinions at public school board meetings concerning their children’s education.’ – Lauren Boebert

‘I really am at a place where I think we need to feed every child at school for free and feed them a real school lunch that’s sustainable and nutritious and delicious. It needs to be part of the curriculum of the school in the same way that physical education was part of the curriculum, and all children participated.’ – Alice Waters

‘The key to education is the experience of beauty.’ – Friedrich Schiller

‘My parents are overweight, and I think the biggest problem we have in America is a lack of education. The place to start is with parents and teaching them to cook healthier.’ – Fat Joe

‘Many institutions of higher learning will grant an 18- to 30-month deferral to prospective missionaries. This will enable you elders and sisters to serve without worrying about where you will begin your advanced education. We are very grateful to leaders of educational institutions who are making such planning possible!’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘If people think that women only wear the burqa because of coercive pressure, let them create ample opportunities for them, at the same time enforce laws making primary and secondary education compulsory, and then see what women actually do.’ – Martha Nussbaum

‘Generational disinterest in education means that too many young children lack the push from their parents in early years which can make the difference between success and failure in schools.’ – Chris Grayling

‘For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn’t do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn’t fit in; my intelligence was elsewhere.’ – Bruce Springsteen

‘Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.’ – Mark Twain

‘Policies to strengthen education and training, to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation, and to promote capital investment, both public and private, could all potentially be of great benefit in improving future living standards in our nation.’ – Janet Yellen

‘If we can speed up the deployment of clean energy technologies in developing countries with investments from the Green Climate Fund, hundreds of millions of people will be able to access electricity for the first time – with all the education, health, communication and entrepreneurial opportunities electricity enables.’ – Ed Davey

‘Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man’s wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.’ – Angelina Grimke

‘The higher amount you put into higher education, at the federal level particularly, the more the price of higher education rises. It’s the dog that never catches its tail. You increase student loans, you increase grants, you increase Pell grants, Stafford loans, and what happens? They raise the price.’ – Bill Bennett

‘Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.’ – Pete Seeger

‘If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.’ – Jim Rohn

‘Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.’ – Camille Paglia

‘All content should be copied without restriction. But for education and research, copyright laws are especially damaging.’ – Alexandra Elbakyan

‘Throughout my career, some of my best hires have been people who have bypassed the traditional route of university and learned their skills through apprenticeship schemes or alternative education courses.’ – Peter Jones

‘Most students who take math classes aren’t going to be mathematicians. They’re going to be engineers, statisticians – in many ways, that’s the more important mission of math education.’ – Terence Tao

‘Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.’ – Harry S Truman

‘I think the combination of graduate education in a field like Computer Science and the opportunity to apply this in a work environment like Microsoft is what drove me. The impact these opportunities create can lead to work that has broad, worldwide impact.’ – Satya Nadella

‘Education, family, character, intelligence, humility, okay? These are the things that make a culture live.’ – Jim Brown

‘Community colleges provide higher education where people live, helping to build strong ladders of opportunity that allow people to secure a foothold in the middle class.’ – Tom Perez

‘My feeling about growing up in New Jersey was, ‘How come I’m not in New York?’ That being said, I’m older and I have a better worldview now, and so I think I grew up in an incredibly privileged position. The town I grew up in is beautiful. I got a great education, and I’m very grateful for it.’ – Anne Hathaway

‘Too much of the education system orients students toward becoming better thinkers, but there is almost no focus on our capacity to pay attention and cultivate awareness.’ – Jon Kabat-Zinn

‘I wasn’t going to great schools, because my parents didn’t believe in public education. They wanted the education to be influenced by their religion, so I was going to these halfway education-slash-Christian schools that were like pop-up shop-style education.’ – Katy Perry

‘Education is all about igniting young minds and enabling them to attain their fullest potential.’ – Nita Ambani

‘Genius without education is like silver in the mine.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘The antidote to white fragility is ongoing and lifelong and includes sustained engagement, humility, and education.’ – Robin DiAngelo

‘Every one in the world ought to do the things for which he is specially adapted. It is the part of wisdom to recognize what each one of us is best fitted for, and it is the part of education to perfect and utilize such predispositions. Because education can direct and aid nature but can never transform her.’ – Maria Montessori

‘Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.’ – Kofi Annan

‘Why should I leave Ruleville, and why should I leave Mississippi? I go to the big city, and with the kind of education they give us in Mississippi, I got problems. I’d wind up in a soup line there.’ – Fannie Lou Hamer

‘As a former high school teacher and a student in a class of 60 urchins at St. Brigid’s grammar school, I know that education is all about discipline and motivation. Disadvantaged students need extra attention, a stable school environment, and enough teacher creativity to stimulate their imaginations. Those things are not expensive.’ – Bill O’Reilly

‘To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.’ – John Ruskin

‘It will be impossible for us to eradicate HIV as long as any corner of the world is cut off from the education and services that we know helps stop the spread of this disease.’ – Alex Newell

‘Women need to be empowered through the strongest tool – education. They don’t need to be subservient to anyone, but at the same time, men must change their mindset towards women. If they are more respectful towards them, then things will change at the grassroots level. It will happen slowly, but everyone has to move together.’ – Madhuri Dixit

‘Education is indoctrination if you’re white – subjugation if you’re black.’ – James Baldwin

‘Racial segregation has come back to public education with a vengeance.’ – Jonathan Kozol

‘It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘If you’re entering your first year of higher education, then you also need to prepare for an extreme lifestyle change. Your mom’s not there to wake you up for school.’ – Sean Evans

‘In the education of the American people, I am Recess.’ – Garry Marshall

‘Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Education teaches us compassion and kindness, connection to others.’ – Jill Biden

‘Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.’ – Jane Austen

‘Lord knows there’s a lot of bad news in the world today to get you down, but there is one big thing happening that leaves me incredibly hopeful about the future, and that is the budding revolution in global online higher education.’ – Thomas Friedman

‘In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.’ – William J. Clinton

‘Maybe one day there will finally be an education for electronic music.’ – Afrojack

‘In society, we have to earn other things of import like trust, respect, money, education, careers, status and etc., so naturally, we find ourselves attempting to earn love, acceptance and validation along with that. Here’s the trip: we do it at the cost of other people and, more importantly, ourselves.’ – Grace Gealey

‘I give the children education.’ – Jackie Chan

‘Thoughtful education programs and access to effective forms of contraception are key to preventing unplanned pregnancy.’ – Kristen Soltis Anderson

‘A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.’ – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

‘I believe economic growth should translate into the happiness and progress of all. Along with it, there should be development of art and culture, literature and education, science and technology. We have to see how to harness the many resources of India for achieving common good and for inclusive growth.’ – Pratibha Patil

‘Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.’ – Ed Markey

‘In college, I was an education major and qualified for several jobs. But the fame that came with the Olympic medals was too threatening to many people.’ – Wilma Rudolph

‘With no education, you have neocolonialism instead of colonialism, like you’ve got in Africa now and like you’ve got in Haiti. So what we’re talking about is there has to be an educational program. That’s very important.’ – Fred Hampton

‘They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college.’ – Michael N. Castle

‘Shakespeare is practically our only link with the classic and the past. The future of education has much to do with whether we will be able to cling to him or not.’ – Allan Bloom

‘The will of Virginians was clear: Parents should have a say in education.’ – Glenn Youngkin

‘Top-quality public education, universal health care, and free child care are among the many benefits provided by the state in Norway, reflecting its long-standing egalitarian culture and spirit of communitarianism – a spirit that extends to its prisons.’ – Michelle Alexander

‘There’s my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.’ – Howard Aiken

‘If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop.’ – Nicholas Negroponte

‘If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.’ – Sargent Shriver

‘The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today. Politics moves the pieces. Education changes the game.’ – Jonathan Sacks

‘Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education.’ – William Godwin

‘Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.’ – Victor Hugo

‘I got alright GCSEs, but I was lost. I didn’t know what to do, whether to continue with education, go to uni, go to art school – then again, I was like, ‘Maybe I should just go and get a job, start early and make money.” – King Krule

‘On the first day of school, my teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave each of us an English name and said that from thenceforth that was the name we would answer to in school. This was the custom among Africans in those days and was undoubtedly due to the British bias of our education.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘I started life in a poor family and could not even afford a proper tertiary education.’ – Vincent Tan

‘Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when we added money to the labor, health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut.’ – Dave Obey

‘Chabad is very important because without Jewish education, Diaspora Jewry would disappear.’ – Harry Triguboff

‘Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation’s standing worldwide… and our teachers know that.’ – Solomon Ortiz

‘As Congress battles over spending and cost cutting, it is imperative that funding for math education programs does not fall victim.’ – Priyamvada Natarajan

‘John Edwards comes from working folk, just like me. John Edwards worked hard and excelled to get his education, just like me.’ – Harvey Gantt

‘I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then I have been very involved in the crusade for education.’ – Shakira

‘Without any doubt at all, teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just, incidentally, of education, but I would argue, probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century.’ – David Puttnam

‘Investment in our people through education, no matter at what level, is an investment in economic development.’ – Kay Ivey

‘Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It’s about being educated.’ – Zaha Hadid

‘Religion was a part of our home life when I was growing up. I attended Catholic school. It was a good education – for the spiritual end, as well as for its discipline.’ – Bil Keane

‘Early childhood education begins early, even before birth.’ – Madeleine M. Kunin

‘The only way you multiply resources is with technology. To really affect poverty, energy, health, education, or anything else – there is no other way.’ – Vinod Khosla

‘I was never close to Jerry Falwell because he had his ministry, I had mine. And we came from different theological training and from a different psychological education.’ – Robert H. Schuller

‘Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.’ – Robert M. Hutchins

‘No one has the right to threaten the health, education, and well-being of children by involving them in illegal or inappropriate work.’ – Hilda Solis

‘Never take your eye off the ball. Always remember that you and everyone on the team is the servant of the cause – in our case, girls’ education and young women’s leadership in Africa.’ – Ann Cotton

‘Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘One may have broad or narrow talents, but only education renders them useful. Schools set up to train people will develop the intelligence of those who have it and end the stupidity of those who do not, providing a specialty to those who have narrow talent and broad knowledge to those with all-around ability.’ – Sun Yat-sen

‘If we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on.’ – Sebastian Thrun

‘The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.’ – Noam Chomsky

‘Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.’ – Laurence J. Peter

‘Education is the most important thing you can have.’ – Torrey Smith

‘An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.’ – Charles Stanley

‘It begins and ends with money. It’s absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a $100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It’s obscene.’ – Kathleen Turner

‘My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women’s education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.’ – Antonia Fraser

‘We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.’ – Barack Obama

‘We must recognize the fact that adequate food is only the first requisite for life. For a decent and humane life, we must also provide an opportunity for good education, remunerative employment, comfortable housing, good clothing, and effective and compassionate medical care.’ – Norman Borlaug

‘Freedom is about a way of thinking. Freedom is about understanding that you can do anything that you want and freedom is about being able to take information and education and make it relevant to your own growth every single day. Freedom is not staying in the box. Freedom is not doing what other people want you to do.’ – Stedman Graham

‘For me, health, education, and spirituality should never be commercialised.’ – Jaggi Vasudev

‘Education is key. I graduated from high school; everyone needs to.’ – Tracy McGrady

‘After becoming deaf, I realized that I’d better get an education if I was ever to do anything with my life.’ – I. King Jordan

‘Do our children now have to choose between getting an education and dying? Some of us cannot move on and accept that kind of society.’ – Obiageli Ezekwesili

‘Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.’ – Derek Bok

‘How do you think we build a future? I think we build it by investing in our kids and investing in education.’ – Elizabeth Warren

‘I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I’ve been fighting so hard to have an education. It’s been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros’ pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.’ – Emma Watson

‘Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.’ – Maria Montessori

‘Now the problem with standardized tests is that it’s based on the mistake that we can simply scale up the education of children like you would scale up making carburetors. And we can’t, because human beings are very different from motorcars, and they have feelings about what they do and motivations in doing it, or not.’ – Ken Robinson

‘Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.’ – Robert Charles Winthrop

‘When my children were born, I made the choice I wanted them to be raised as Jews and to have a Jewish education.’ – Steven Spielberg

‘I’m opposed to any policy that would deny in our country any human being from access to public safety, public education, or public health, period.’ – Kamala Harris

‘American tax dollars spent on education are meant to support students, not support aggressive, deceptive, and misleading marketing campaigns by certain for-profit education companies.’ – Sherrod Brown

‘We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.’ – Bertrand Russell

‘A truly vibrant and creative culture depends on a system of education which is not divided along class and sectarian lines.’ – Tom Paulin

‘This is a universal human dream – that brains, not brawn, will rule – and the fact that America has the world’s finest institutions of higher education may be our greatest single national asset.’ – David Ignatius

‘Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.’ – Brad Henry

‘Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing.’ – Steve Irwin

‘For me, education was power.’ – Michelle Obama

‘It really is disgusting when a guy in a ball cap with a high school education is the one asking the tough questions.’ – Michael Moore

‘I had been raised in the mountains of Idaho by a father who distrusted many of the institutions that people take for granted – public education, doctors and hospitals, and the government.’ – Tara Westover

‘Teachers have such hard jobs and they don’t get paid well. And in order to be a teacher you need a lot of education, so people aren’t teachers for any other reason than they want to be, and they want to help educate the next generation of people.’ – Hank Green

‘I used the Nobel money to buy a house and for the education of my children.’ – Wolfgang Ketterle

‘People don’t flee their homes because they want to, people flee their homes because they feel they have to. Why? Because they don’t have a job, because they are being threatened by gangs, because they don’t have basic things like water, education, health.’ – Nayib Bukele

‘I was in public school until third or fourth grade, and after that, I was homeschooled. I was homeschooled until I was 14, and then when I was 14, I began attending college. Mom was not playing about that education.’ – Aldis Hodge

‘We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century – for several centuries.’ – H. G. Wells

‘I had a fascination with the roots of African American music. That would have been my first education in music. I had a real passion for it. I wanted to play it, sing it. I could sing at a young age, but I started to teach myself bass guitar and started writing when I was 15.’ – Hozier

‘There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who’ve historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.’ – Hillary Clinton

‘Knowledge goes hand-in-hand with truth – something I learned with a bit of tough love from my Jesuit education first at Regis High School in New York City and then at Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass.’ – Anthony Fauci

‘I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.’ – Ronaldinho

‘Education is the development of power and ideal.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘That reasonably intelligent and well-meaning young people are willing to call white black is a matter of concern. It raises questions about our ways of education and about the values that guide our conduct.’ – Solomon Asch

‘Desegregation of schools does not automatically transform them into better schools. It is only a step. The larger goal is to see that the education of our youth is not merely desegregated, but that it is excellent.’ – Robert Kennedy

‘My father was the classic epitome of a very hard immigrant-worker. He made up for his lack of education by working really hard… He worked six days a week for as long as I can remember.’ – Jonny Kim

‘Jail is definitely not cool. Education is.’ – Ja Rule

‘There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.’ – Salma Hayek

‘It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.’ – Alan Perlis

‘I moved to Seattle when I was two or three years old. Had my early education there, and would spend summers on the farm in Maryland. Then I went to boarding school in New Hampshire, to St. Paul’s School. From there, I moved to London.’ – Alexis Denisof

‘Since 1988, successive governments have treated education as an electoral asset: theyve come up with endless slogans and projects to supposedly solve what is supposedly a crisis.’ – Michael Rosen

‘What you need to have is that link between your education and what you do. Make creativity part of the subject.’ – Grant Imahara

‘Everybody should be interested in access to primary and secondary education for everybody.’ – Paul Farmer

‘Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.’ – Benjamin Disraeli

‘Measuring success in cultural diplomacy – the use of education, creative expression in any form, or people-to-people exchange to increase understanding across regions, cultures, or peoples – is challenging. How does one quantify changes in attitude, abandoning stereotypes, or feeling empathy as a result of a performance, a film, a book?’ – Cynthia P. Schneider

‘It is not systematic education which somehow molds society, but, on the contrary, society which, according to its particular structure, shapes education in relation to the ends and interests of those who control the power in that society.’ – Paulo Freire

‘Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.’ – George Savile

‘One thing that education can do is it can provide us with an opportunity to understand one another better, and so while I’ve spent a lot of my time in the world of politics, I’ve always felt that it is really not politics that will solve this for us.’ – Condoleezza Rice

‘The best students come from homes where education is revered: where there are books, and children see their parents reading them.’ – Leo Buscaglia

‘I don’t imagine Heads of Government would ever be able to say I’m not an economist therefore I can’t take decisions on matters of the economy; I’m not a soldier I can’t take decisions on matters of defence; I’m not an educationist so I can’t take decisions about education.’ – Thabo Mbeki

‘I never let schooling interfere with my education.’ – Mark Twain

‘The test and the use of man’s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.’ – Jacques Barzun

‘I suggest that an education and reading and facts aren’t bad things on which to ponder a few notions.’ – Peter O’Toole

‘We have to make it easier to afford to go into education in the first place, so you don’t leave with crippling debt that you never have a chance to pay back because you’re not making enough money.’ – Gretchen Whitmer

‘I don’t believe in private education.’ – Alan Bennett

‘Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

‘I have always thought it a great privilege to have as my colleague in the Palit Chair of Chemistry such a distinguished pioneer in scientific research and education in Bengal as Sir Prafulla Ray. It has been invariably my experience that I could count on his cooperation and sympathy in every matter concerning my scientific work.’ – C. V. Raman

‘I run a trust through which we fund the education of underprivileged kids and better their life.’ – Raghava Lawrence

”Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.’ – William Congreve

‘While I appreciated the educational advantages I enjoyed in the school and was proud of what I could show in mental culture, I had an earnest desire for something more than a mere business education… I desired to study for a profession, and this prompted me to leave my native state.’ – Hiram Rhodes Revels

‘The value of a good education has never left me.’ – Michelle Pfeiffer

‘Texas deserves a leader who understands that making education a priority creates good jobs for Texans and keeps Texas on top.’ – Wendy Davis

‘The most important thing to me with any politician is that they don’t start wars, but education is a big part of that, too, because educated people are less likely to do stupid, violent things.’ – Flea

‘Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation – not cynicism and combat.’ – Rick Perry

‘I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.’ – John W. Gardner

‘It’s a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats.’ – John Hoeven

‘Democracy is interactive… It’s a constant job of information, education, explanation, listening, and interactive communication.’ – Dick Gephardt

‘In poor countries, we still need better ways to measure the effectiveness of the many government workers providing health services. They are the crucial link bringing tools such as vaccines and education to the people who need them most. How well trained are they? Are they showing up to work?’ – Bill Gates

‘Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.’ – Jan C. Ting

‘I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian.’ – Edmund Barton

‘It is not right to play politics with education.’ – Rajinikanth

‘We recommend for the training of teachers not only a considerable artistic education in general but special attention to the art of reading.’ – Maria Montessori

‘To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.’ – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

‘Economy I consider a virtue & should be practiced by all; there is certainly no way in which money can be laid out than in the education of children.’ – Zachary Taylor

‘Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country.’ – Bill Frist

‘Energy use is merely a means to many rewarding ends: economic security, education, health.’ – Vaclav Smil

‘To have a stable economy, to have a stable democracy, and to have a modern government is not enough. We have to build new pillars of development. Education, science and technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and more equality.’ – Sebastian Pinera

‘Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself; indeed, it seems to execute itself.’ – Rutherford B. Hayes

‘I was really aware, even while it was happening, that the discovery of arts education in my life sort of saved my life.’ – Daveed Diggs

‘From 1801, Napoleon began an ambitious programme of civil reform to standardise law and justice, centralise education, introduce uniform weights and measures and a fully functioning internal market. That achievement alone makes him one of the giants of history.’ – Saul David

‘Children who have an education grow up to lead healthier lives – earn higher income, take better care of their families, contribute to their economies.’ – Queen Rania of Jordan

‘The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one’s mind a pleasant place in which to spend one’s leisure.’ – Sydney J. Harris

‘Like education, healthcare also needs to be given importance.’ – Shiv Nadar

‘The traditional story of economists has been to say education explains what the returns are to school. I say, ‘Okay, that’s fine, but what explains the education? How much is just a matter of my giving you a poor kid versus a rich kid?” – James Heckman

‘The secret to the movie business, or any business, is to get a good education in a subject besides film – whether it’s history, psychology, economics, or architecture – so you have something to make a movie about. All the skill in the world isn’t going to help you unless you have something to say.’ – George Lucas

‘The progress of the world depends almost entirely upon education.’ – George Eastman

‘The online education space, especially in higher education, is ripe for disruption.’ – Ronnie Screwvala

‘Of course education becomes very very important and that’s for our human resource development.’ – Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

‘If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.’ – Michael Gurian

‘Likewise, education can direct people toward good or evil ends. When education is based on a fundamentally distorted worldview, the results are horrific.’ – Daisaku Ikeda

‘Many schools today are sacrificing social studies, the arts and physical education so children can cover basic subjects like math, English and science.’ – Geoffrey Canada

‘If the government can afford luxury travel for its cabinet officials, then surely we can find the resources to invest in quality education, jobs skills training, and properly fund the State Department and foreign aid programs.’ – Seth Moulton

‘We must promote upward mobility, starting with solutions that speak to our broken education system, broken immigration policy, and broken safety-net programs that foster dependency instead of helping people get back on their feet.’ – Paul Ryan

‘Getting more girls a good education requires an approach that harnesses the collective efforts of developing nations, donor nations, multilateral organizations, NGOs, private-sector institutions.’ – Julia Gillard

‘Our mission at Khan Academy is a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere, and college readiness is a crucial part of that. We want to help as many students as possible prepare for college and for life, and since the SAT measures preparedness for college, our partnership with the College Board is a natural fit.’ – Sal Khan

‘Accounting for the unpaid care economy can drive progressive policies such as paid family leave, social security credits for early childcare, tax credits, and quality early childhood education.’ – Sri Mulyani Indrawati

‘In the long run, we need to build a leadership force of people. We have a whole strategy around not only providing folks with the foundational experience during their two years with us, but also then accelerating their leadership in ways that is strategic for the broader education reform movement.’ – Wendy Kopp

‘Above all, I believe every child, no matter their ZIP code or their parents’ jobs, deserves access to a quality education.’ – Betsy DeVos

‘I left school at 15 feeling fairly useless and not really up to scratch in my education. And I still suffer sometimes from that lack of education.’ – Pierce Brosnan

‘For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.’ – Plato

‘When National Guardsmen shot four unarmed students at Kent State, virtually the entire system of higher education shuddered and stopped.’ – Nancy Gibbs

‘Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush’s austere budget for the next fiscal year.’ – Arlen Specter

‘Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history.’ – Ralph Adams Cram

‘An education system where student selection is based on credit capacity and not merit capacity and where graduating students are no longer indebted to the nation, but increasingly indebted to the Australian Taxation Office – that’s no way to improve the quality of education.’ – Gough Whitlam

‘We’re in business to relieve human suffering, to help feed the poor, to provide education and culture – but above all else, we’re concerned with the relief of human suffering.’ – Jon Huntsman, Sr.

‘Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘I am grateful for the great education at a public university that Germany gave me, and that – added to a little luck – allowed me to achieve. Education is the key to a career, and its basis has to be provided by government.’ – Hasso Plattner

‘The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.’ – Jean Piaget

‘My message to a lot of guys is, if you like school and you like education, baseball is gonna be there, and you can get some of the same great competition in college that you do in the low minor leagues.’ – Barry Larkin

‘And what is liberty, whose very name makes the heart beat faster and shakes the world? Is it not the union of all liberties – liberty of conscience, of education, of association, of the press, of travel, or labor, or trade?’ – Frederic Bastiat

‘My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education.’ – Gary Becker

‘We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.’ – Earl Warren

‘A tax system is important because of what it can pay for, but also for how it works. When we pay taxes, we expect something back from the state; it strengthens the relationship and accountability between us and our governments. It also pays for what private finance shouldn’t: our needs for healthcare, education and social security.’ – Winnie Byanyima

‘I had a very good sexual education. My mother was very advanced in that regard. She conveyed to me the sense of reverence and wonder about my body and the powers of my sexuality not only to give life, but also to be a whole person and to enjoy pleasure. It was put to me as an almost holy act.’ – Gioconda Belli

‘The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.’ – John Dewey

‘My kids are coming up in a different time then me. Interracial couples are of the norm. With me, it’s about making sure my kids understand the importance of education and having opportunities that I didn’t. My goal as a parent is to make sure they don’t take what they have for granted.’ – Kevin Hart

‘The Internet is the first technology since the printing press which could lower the cost of a great education and, in doing so, make that cost-benefit analysis much easier for most students. It could allow American schools to service twice as many students as they do now, and in ways that are both effective and cost-effective.’ – John Katzman

‘Sex education has to do with what’s in people’s head.’ – Donna Shalala

‘The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience.’ – John Dickey

‘I never stop reading. I read everything, and I read every day. If you never read anything, be curious. Curiosity is the true foundation of education, reading things that we’ve factually already agreed on, and I love reading books. With that said, it’s more important that you ask the question ‘why.” – Killer Mike

‘A good education is another name for happiness.’ – Ann Plato

‘I believe in education and wish I had a better one.’ – Loretta Lynn

‘Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it’s really bad because everything we’ve done is de-humanizing education. It’s destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.’ – William Glasser

‘I had the most reversed education possible. Every parent wants their son to be a businessman, respectable – me, it was the opposite. When I had an artist career my mum was like, ‘Oh finally, I’m proud of you!” – David Guetta

‘I was thinking about the women of Pakistan, those who are not allowed to get education, those who are not allowed to do whatever they want to do in their life. I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country.’ – Samina Baig

‘The fundamental essence of science, which I think we’ve lost in our education system, is poking something with a stick and seeing what happens. Embrace that process of inquiry.’ – Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

‘I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I’ve come to the conclusion that we all get an education.’ – Michael J. Fox

‘Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.’ – Lucretia Mott

‘There’s a difference between expanding someone’s potential and expanding their actual performance. Performance may measure other things, whether one’s culture supports education, other socio-economic factors.’ – Dannel Malloy

‘I would abolish the federal Department of Education and very quickly. People don’t realize that the federal Department of Education gives each state 11 cents out of every school dollar that every state spends. But it comes with 15 cents worth of strings attached.’ – Gary Johnson

‘I hoped that I could learn how to combine an education with acting. But I was unhappy with the direction I chose, so I decided to take on a six-month tour for a musical theater performance, thinking that I’d go back to university in a year. That became two years, then three years, until I really realized I am already doing what I love doing.’ – Michiel Huisman

‘Within weeks of the Ebola hoax dying down, the guys at Health Africa International approached my friends George Weah, Mahamadou Diarra, and I to be part of the initiative in using various forms of communication to promote a Ebola prevention education programme.’ – Michael Essien

‘The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.’ – John Ruskin

‘For me, education has never been simply a policy issue – it’s personal. Neither of my parents and hardly anyone in the neighborhood where I grew up went to college. But thanks to a lot of hard work and plenty of financial aid, I had the opportunity to attend some of the finest universities in this country.’ – Michelle Obama

‘Three components – education, equality and empowerment – play an important and pivotal role in moving the country forward in every aspect.’ – Manushi Chhillar

‘Some of the Tories say, ‘She left school at 16, she doesn’t have a university degree, what does she know about education?’ I say, I may not have a degree – but I have a Masters in real life.’ – Angela Rayner

‘If we provide quality education to one generation, poverty will automatically be eradicated from society.’ – Arvind Kejriwal

‘All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.’ – Emma Goldman

‘Observation, very general and wide-spread, has shown that small children are endowed with a special psychic nature. This shows us a new way of imparting education!’ – Maria Montessori

‘When you don’t have equality of opportunity because you don’t have equal access to education, it just seems so outrageous. It weakens our economy and leads to more inequality.’ – Joseph Stiglitz

‘If you teach a girl, you are not just imparting education to a woman but to a family that will later help in nation building.’ – Smriti Irani

‘I was raised by a single mother, and she felt the Japanese education system, albeit wonderful, keeps you in a certain range. You have to be better than this level but below this level.’ – Masi Oka

‘Education never really interested me, to be fair. I mean, education does interest me, but academic school study is a different thing. I can’t quite grasp that.’ – Ed Speleers

‘My father was a doctor, but he was what I would call an intellectual – very well-read and very interested in knowledge. He insisted that I get as much education as my brothers.’ – Shirin Neshat

‘We have been learning since we were children how to make money, buy things, build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think, not to feel.’ – Yakov Smirnoff

‘I did get a degree in special education.’ – Clay Aiken

‘It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.’ – Lyndon B. Johnson

‘Social services, not wealth per se, seem to be the key to lower birth rates. The Chinese, although among the poorest peoples of the world, have brought their fertility rate down to 2.4, partly by social coercion, but mostly by broadly available education, health care and family planning.’ – Donella Meadows

‘Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing.’ – Mary Calderone

‘The success we are seeing in Connecticut’s education system is credited to the amazing teachers, faculty, staff, volunteers, and parents who dedicate themselves to the next generation of students.’ – Ned Lamont

‘Film is something that came later into my life. I had a Jesuit education, and I consider acting and the theater as kind of a calling – a vocation.’ – Michael Moriarty

‘Education gives girls the knowledge, experience, and confidence to play their rightful role in society.’ – Tedros Adhanom

‘My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn’t know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and by my mother.’ – Al Pacino

‘Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves.’ – Anne-Marie Slaughter

‘I’m from Norway, and when kids were reading comics, I was reading Icelandic and Norwegian sagas about the Vikings. The glorification of violence, their mentality, and their way of living – that was part of my own education growing up.’ – Kristofer Hivju

‘My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding.’ – Dalai Lama

‘With a good education and a solid childhood, Marie-Antoinette might have become one of the most admired women in Europe. As it was, the empress paid no attention to her youngest daughter until an accident of nuptial politics made the girl a candidate to marry the French dauphin.’ – Amanda Foreman

‘Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do.’ – Alexis Herman

‘The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Education is everything. It’s for everyone. We all need to be educated.’ – Jose Andres

‘I’m from the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean in the Lesser Antilles, the lower part of the archipelago, which is a bilingual island – French, Creole, and English – but my education is in English.’ – Derek Walcott

‘Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn’t help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?’ – Beah Richards

‘Higher education should be based on quality, not quantity; receive merit-based funding; and be free of unnecessary bureaucracy. Not the least of the benefits of educational reform is to foster the pride of achievement at national and international levels.’ – Ahmed Zewail

‘It is only the ignorant who despise education.’ – Publilius Syrus

‘When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.’ – Billy Joel

‘The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.’ – Tryon Edwards

‘Education is the tool. Even if we haven’t directly instructed a session, I think Wu-Tang has been an instructor of education to anyone who has been a fan, anyone who has supported our movement, whether its been from buying a Wu-Tang CD or coming to see a show.’ – Gza

‘I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.’ – Woody Allen

‘To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.’ – Wendell Phillips

‘Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement.’ – Ron Lewis

‘Outright bans on plastic bags may not be the best solution, but education and incentives to get people to stop using them are necessary.’ – David Suzuki

‘Most actions derive not from your own initiative but from your family circumstances, your education, your calling, and so on. You must therefore give up a little time to performing actions which derive from yourself alone. They need not be important; quite insignificant actions fulfill the same purpose.’ – Rudolf Steiner

‘When we look at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the tragic death of Michael Brown, we are reminded of the importance of who we elect to our city councils, who sits on our local board of education committees, who we pick to represent us in Congress, in the Senate and more.’ – Al Sharpton

‘If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don’t know how to read, you don’t know how to decide. That’s the great thing about our country – we’re a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way.’ – Ray Bradbury

‘Education can also be used as a soft power and as a soft force to transform societies. When I say transform societies it means we can tackle issues in political, social, cultural, economic areas. These are the most important things.’ – Moza bint Nasser

‘Education is the best provision for old age.’ – Aristotle

‘A traditional college education works for many students, but for others, this path isn’t the best choice.’ – Elise Stefanik

‘The art of natural education consists in ignoring the faults of children nine times out of ten, in avoiding immediate interference, which is usually a mistake, and devoting one’s whole vigilance to the control of the environment in which the child is growing up, to watching the education which is allowed to go on by itself.’ – Ellen Key

‘An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.’ – Anatole France

‘Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.’ – Mark Twain

‘Seeing the world around you clearly is a critical step in developing an idea for a business, carrying out that idea, and then thriving with an ongoing concern. Through choice, predilection, lack of education, impatience, or other causes, the entrepreneur lives, in a way, outside the mainstream.’ – Paul Hawken

‘A good education is the most important gift we can give our young people.’ – Nicola Sturgeon

‘Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.’ – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

‘I do sometimes accuse people of ignorance, but that is not intended to be an insult. I’m ignorant of lots of things. Ignorance is something that can be remedied by education.’ – Richard Dawkins

‘No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education.’ – Bobby Scott

‘Moral Education is the source of that spiritual equilibrium on which everything else depends and which may be compared to that physical equilibrium or sense of balance, without which it is impossible to stand upright or to move into any other position.’ – Maria Montessori

‘There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.’ – Will Rogers

‘Merit pay has failed repeatedly, and it’s no surprise. When you base teacher pay on standardized test scores, you won’t improve education; you just promote the high-stakes testing craze that’s led parents, students and educators to shout ‘Enough!’ all across the country.’ – Randi Weingarten

‘American men do have genuine reasons for anxiety. The traditional jobs that many men have filled are disappearing, thanks to automation and outsourcing. The jobs that remain require, in most cases, higher education, which is increasingly difficult for non-affluent families to afford.’ – Martha Nussbaum

‘The idea that we’re going to austerity ourselves into prosperity is so mistaken, and honestly, I feel like one of the big problems we have is that, because Democrats don’t have a deep understanding of or degrees in economics, they allow Wall Street folks to roll in the door and think that they’re giving them an education.’ – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

‘Education must begin with the solution of the student-teacher contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.’ – Paulo Freire

‘This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.’ – William Glasser

‘One of my great laments is that education today seems to have… be less about passion and more about process, more about tactic or technique.’ – Neil deGrasse Tyson

‘Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.’ – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

‘Creating whole departments of ethnic, gender, and other ‘studies’ was part of the price of academic peace. All too often, these ‘studies’ are about propaganda rather than serious education.’ – Thomas Sowell

‘Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Martin Luther King was a misguided leader. He worked to be recognized as the leader of black America when what black America needs isn’t a leader, it is education.’ – Jim Brown

‘Until lawmakers can disentangle property taxes from public education, inequalities – perpetuated by the Supreme Court and Congress – will persist.’ – Clint Smith

‘The push to defund public schools and reroute taxpayer money to charters and private institutions is actually a very clever strategy by the Right Wing, which has always had a great deal of disdain for a system that forces them to pay taxes toward some other kid’s non-religious, science-based education.’ – Ana Kasparian

‘Education has to be more than tests and formulas.’ – Sal Khan

‘Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools.’ – Jonathan Sacks

‘Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.’ – Alexander Pope

‘The best solution to income inequality is providing a high-quality education for everybody. In our highly technological, globalized economy, people without education will not be able to improve their economic situation.’ – Ben Bernanke

‘Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.’ – Anne Sullivan

‘Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.’ – Allan Bloom

‘The arts, sciences, humanities, physical education, languages and maths all have equal and central contributions to make to a student’s education.’ – Ken Robinson

‘My musical education was grounded in blues and Chicago blues – John Lee Hooker and Otis Redding.’ – Hozier

‘In every walk of life, you must have leaders. An education in the spiritual world, in the labor field, in the agricultural field, we must have leaders.’ – Narendra Modi

‘The primary goal of management education was, as originally conceived, to impart knowledge that could be applied to a variety of real-world business situations.’ – Warren Bennis

‘The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘Obviously, a lot of non-profits live on donations, and that’s a wonderful thing. But higher education can’t exist on donations only because, if that were the case, we would have a hard time paying teachers adequate salaries.’ – Sebastian Thrun

‘Lack of education, old age, bad health or discrimination – these are causes of poverty, and the way to attack it is to go to the root.’ – Robert Kennedy

‘I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.’ – Kailash Satyarthi

‘You may be able to read Bernard Shaw’s plays, you may be able to quote Shakespeare or Voltaire or some new philosopher; but if you in yourself are not intelligent, if you are not creative, what is the point of this education?’ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

‘I believe primary and secondary education is the bedrock of any sustainable society.’ – Nita Ambani

‘At three years of age, the child has already laid the foundations of the human personality and needs the special help of education in the school. The acquisitions he has made are such that we can say the child who enters school at three is an old man.’ – Maria Montessori

‘We owe a lot when it comes to women in terms of innovation, in terms of education, in terms of progression in life.’ – Aldis Hodge

‘The problem is, education in America is sub-optimal because it is an impossible thing to optimize. It necessarily has to be local because different schools face different problems. There are no one-size-fits-all solutions.’ – Hank Green

‘History is a race between education and catastrophe.’ – H. G. Wells

‘There is a heavy emphasis in Mormonism on initiative, on responsibility, on a work ethic, and on education. If you take those elements together with a free-enterprise system, you’ve got the chemistry for a lot of industry.’ – Stephen Covey

‘I think the world will just be better if AI is helping us. It will reduce the cost of goods, giving us good education, changing the way we run hospitals and the health-care system – there’s just a long list of things.’ – Andrew Ng

‘The effects of human rights education can be dramatic in awakening people to the value and power of their own lives, as shown in the following stories.’ – Daisaku Ikeda

‘I taught myself algebra and a little grammar, and somehow I scraped a high enough score on the ACT to be admitted to Brigham Young University, even though I had no formal education.’ – Tara Westover

‘Education broadens our horizons and enables us to confront realities we’d never before anticipated.’ – Betsy DeVos

‘Clinton understands that in a competitive global economy we need the best-educated workforce in the world. She and I worked together on a proposal that will revolutionize higher education in America.’ – Bernie Sanders

‘If we had in this room a hundred teachers, good teachers from good schools, and asked them to define the word education, there would be very little general agreement.’ – William Glasser

‘Education, housing and hospitals are the most important things for society.’ – Zaha Hadid

‘In spite of my surroundings, of my education, I had no love for God.’ – Robert Green Ingersoll

‘The whole thing about elections in Liberia – it’s not about the way you take care of people, it’s not about the heart, it’s about education, according to the perception of some people.’ – George Weah

‘Let’s not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children.’ – Hillary Clinton

‘Young men and women, your education is ever important – to us, to you, and to God.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘I think I’m pretty smart. I think I’m pretty clever. But there’s a lot that you hone in on when you finish your education.’ – Michelle Obama

‘The way I want to try and end private schools is by making our national education service so good you wouldn’t want to waste your money.’ – Angela Rayner

‘You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life.’ – Barack Obama

‘Providing good education to all citizens is necessary if India wishes to be counted as a developed nation.’ – Arvind Kejriwal

‘My whole musical life has been an educational process, and I’m just furthering my education and filling in the blanks. There’s stuff that I want to know that I don’t know.’ – Flea

‘Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.’ – Bill Gates

‘During the first few months of an infant’s life, its manner of taking the breast, of laying its head on the pillow, etc., becomes crystallized into imperative habits. This is why education must begin in the cradle.’ – Jean Piaget

‘Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.’ – Mark Twain

‘Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life.’ – Maria Montessori

‘The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.’ – Plato

‘At times, I have been criticized by some philosophers of education, who place me in postures that they classify pejoratively as ‘revolutionary.’ But I have had the satisfaction of being invited to work in societies making progressive efforts without wavering. They were changing, and so they called on me.’ – Paulo Freire

‘Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.’ – John Ruskin

‘Many of those who argue for vouchers say that they simply want to use competition to improve public education. I don’t think it works that way, and I’ve been watching this for a longtime.’ – Jonathan Kozol

‘Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.’ – Will Durant

‘Prenatal education can only be an unconscious result of what the parents, particularly the mother, do. If, until the child is born, the mother acts in such a way that she expresses what is morally and intellectually correct, then what she accomplishes in her own continuing education will transfer to the child.’ – Rudolf Steiner

‘I have already seen death, and I know that death is supporting me in my cause of education. Death does not want to kill me.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘For my part, I desire to see the time when education – and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry – shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.’ – Julia Gillard

‘If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.’ – William Glasser

‘Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.’ – Michelle Obama

‘Men we shall have only as we make manhood the object of the work of the schools – intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is, and of the relation of men to it – this is the curriculum of that Higher Education which must underlie true life.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘Education is not an end to itself. You need to know algebra but also how to navigate the world.’ – Sal Khan

‘If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary that education accompany life during its whole course.’ – Maria Montessori