Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training and directed research. EliteColumn brings you best education quotes from various personalities.

58 Motivational Education Quotes

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1. “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

2. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” – Albert Einstein 

3. “The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss 

4. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Gandhi

5. “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” – C.S. Lewis

6. “The learning process continues until the day you die.” – Kirk Douglas 

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

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8. “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

9. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

10. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself .” – John Dewey

11. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” – Kofi Annan

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

13. “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” – Edward Everett 

14. “They know enough who know how to learn.” – Henry Adams

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

16. “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.” – Mark Twain

17. “All men by nature desire to know.” – Aristotle

18. “Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.“ – W. E. B. Du Bois

19. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the Great

20. “Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.” – Anton Chekhov

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

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22. “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

23. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia 

24. “Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.” – Abraham Lincoln

25. “Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

26. “Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” – Anatole France

27. “Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.” – Claude Bernard

28. “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” ― Robert Frost

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29. “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

30. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle

31. “It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.” – Agnes Repplierg

32. “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” – Thomas Jefferson

33. “Learning is not compulsory. Neither is survival.” – Dr. W. Edwards Deming

34. “Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” – John Holt

35. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” – Og Mandino

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36. “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

37. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo

38. “Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.” – Dr. John G. Hibben

39. “Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.” – John Hersey

40. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

41. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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43. “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

44. “Every artist was at first an amateur.” – Ralph W. Emerson

45. “Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.” – Chanakya 

46. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

47. “A good education is a foundation for a better future.” – Elizabeth Warren

48. “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 

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

50. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

51. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams

52. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

53. “I agree that a love of reading is a great gift for a parent to pass on to his or her child.” – Ann Brashares

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

55. “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” – Walter Cronkite 

56. “You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.” – Conrad Hall

57. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris 

58. “Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.” – Ernest Dimnet

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