Quotes about Education

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

Nelson Mandela

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

H.G. Wells

Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work.

Nat King Cole

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G.M. Trevelyan

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.

Jean Piaget

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

B.F. Skinner

Education is a vaccine for violence.

Edward James Olmos

Every stage of education begins with childhood. That is why the most educated person on earth so much resembles a child.


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.

James A. Garfield

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