Education Quotes (1097)

Quotes and citations about education


The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.

By : Grace Abbott

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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

By : Henry B. Adams

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Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.

By : Henry B. Adams

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There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.

By : James Truslow Adams

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There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.

By : John Adams

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

By : Joseph Addison

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The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.

By : Mortimer Adler

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I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life.

By : Clay Aiken

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I did get a degree in special education.

By : Clay Aiken

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I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.

By : Clay Aiken

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If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

By : Clay Aiken

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There's my education in computers, right there

By : Howard Aiken

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I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.

By : Daniel Akaka

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There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education.

By : Buzz Aldrin

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During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations.

By : Lucille Roybal Allard

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His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.

By : Woody Allen

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I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.

By : Woody Allen

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I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education.

By : Stephen Ambrose

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The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture.

By : David Amram

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I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

By : Loni Anderson

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I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.

By : Loni Anderson

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We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers.

By : Richard Dean Anderson

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I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that.

By : Sparky Anderson

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Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

By : Kofi Annan

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

By : Kofi Annan

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Few things are as essential as education.

By : Walter Annenberg

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In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.

By : Walter Annenberg

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In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.

By : Piers Anthony

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If education, culture, the higher life were shining things to be worshiped from afar, he had still a means left whereby he could draw one step nearer to them.

By : Mary Antin

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But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.

By : Jeffrey Archer

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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

By : Aristotle

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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

By : Aristotle

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Education is the best provision for old age.

By : Aristotle

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Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents.

By : Kenneth Joseph Arrow

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We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.

By : Arthur Ashe

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Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

By : Isaac Asimov

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Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.

By : Mary Astell

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Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer

By : Nancy Astor

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