Inspirational Quotes about Education

Education is a massive part of life so I hope this Top 10 list of quotes about education will inspire you a little on your journey. On your journey? Did that just happen?

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Education is a never ending process from birth to death we are constantly learning. Whether it be from a parent, teacher, friend or our own children. In my case I'm learning patience from my kids very verrrrrrrrry slowly! I think we talked about buttons getting pushed somewhere else! Corny? I did mentioned I'm from Ireland.

A Top 10 List of

Quotes about Education


“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

- Henry Ford


"Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life.
A child is given to the universe to be educated."

- Frederick William Robertson


"If someone is going down the wrong road,
he doesn't need motivation to speed him up,
he needs education to turn him around."

- Jim Rohn


“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”

- Socrates


"Education is growth.
Education is not a preparation for life;
education is life itself."

- John Dewey


"The object of education is
to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."

- Robert Maynard Hutchins


"If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life."

- Plato


“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”

- Albert Einstein


"What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul."

- Joseph Addison


“All of life is a constant education.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Seems fitting to leave you with two quotes from Nelson Mandela on education...

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

- Nelson Mandela

"It is not beyond our power to create a world
in which all children have access to a good education."

- Nelson Mandela

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