Quotes for English Learners
List of education quotes
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This is a list of education quotes
A great teacher
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
A paradoxical fact
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
A teacher affects eternity
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
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.
Developing a country
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
And just because you have colleges and universities doesn't mean you have education.
Education and tolerance
Entertainment and education
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Force or harshness
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you.
W. Somerset Maugham
He who knows how to read
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
I am indebted
Ignorance and knowledge
Ignorance is bold, and knowledge is reserved
Ignorance and stupidity
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
knowledge and wisdom
Learning and the mind
Learning and thinking
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
No shortage of things to do
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Opening a school
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Pleasure of studying
Isn't it a pleasure to study and practice what you have learned?
The art of the teacher
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The best teachers
The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.
The hopes of the instructed
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
The ink of the scholar
The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the martyr.
The mark of an educated mind
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The more you know
The most powerful weapon
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The place for ideas
The practice of freedom
Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.
The profession of teaching
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The threshold of your mind
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
What is education?
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
What we find in books
What we find in books is like the fire in our hearths. We fetch it from our neighbors, we kindle it at home, we communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.