Quotes about School & Education

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
Will Rogers

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
Muriel Spark

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To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
A. A. Milne

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Peter Drucker

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Erich Fromm

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
Ezra Pound

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
George Santayana

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
Will Rogers

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Carl Rogers

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

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Ernest Renan

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