Definitions of Education:
- Dictionary.com: (noun) The act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. ; The act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession.
- Merriam Webster: (noun) 1) a: the action or process of educating or of being educated; b: the knowledge and development resulting from the process of being educated 2) the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools
- Synonyms from Thesaurus.com: discipline, improvement, learning, schooling, teaching
Random Education Quotes
Quotes about Education:
“All schools, all colleges, have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal, valuable knowledge. The theological knowledge which they conceal cannot justly be regarded as less valuable than that which they reveal. That is, when a man is buying a basket of strawberries it can profit him to know that the bottom half of it is rotten.
The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
Education is one thing no one can take away from you.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
Education is the key that unlocks the golden door to freedom.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
Education is the vaccine of violence.
Learning is not compulsory… Neither is survival.
The purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The ability to read, write, and analyze; the confidence to stand up and demand justice and equality; the qualifications and connections to get your foot in the door and take your seat at the table—all of that starts with education.
A child without education is like a bird without wings.
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
The principal goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
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.
When you educate one person you can change a life, when you educate many you can change the world.