The Greatest Inspirational
Education Quotes

This page is a collection of Inspirational Education Quotes. They open the mind to consider, what is education?

Does it end with memorizing facts and passing a test, or is there something more?

Can education spark creativity, motivate us, and teach us how to think for ourselves? Education happens over the course of a lifetime, with many influences, from family, friends, television, music etc... Enjoy the following Inspirational Education Quotes.



It is the mark of an educated mind
to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
-Aristotle



Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
-Malcolm S. Forbes



Education is the ability to listen to almost anything
without losing your temper or your self- confidence.
-Robert Frost



Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of both mind and body
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
-Thomas Jefferson



The mind is not a vessel to be filled,
but a fire to be ignited.
-Plutarch



It must be remembered that the purpose of education
is not to fill the minds of students with facts...
it is to teach them to think, if that is possible,
and always to think for themselves.
-Robert Hutchins



As a teacher I feel I have a moral obligation
to help the children in my classroom grow
toward becoming full human beings and to feel successful.
Teaching cognitive skills is not enough...
-Jean Medick



Good schools,
like good societies and good families,
celebrate and cherish diversity.
-Deborah Meier



In education it isn't how much you have committed to memory
or even how much you know.
It's being able to differentiate
between what you do know and what you don't.
It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know
and it's knowing how to use the information you get.
-William Feather



Every student can learn,
just not on the same day, or the same way.
-George Evans



I hear, and I forget.
I see, and I remember.
I do, and I understand.
-Chinese Proverb



The objective of education
is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
-Robert Maynard Hutchins



Information cannot replace education.
-Earl Kiole



The kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant
than the subject matter we teach.
-Meladee McCarty



It is possible to store the mind with a million facts
and still be entirely uneducated.
-Alec Bourne



Education is the best provision for old age.
-Aristotle



Education is more than filling a child with facts.
It starts with posing questions.
-D.T. Max



Upon the subject of education,
not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it,
I can only say that I view it as the most important subject
which we as a people may be engaged in.
-Abraham Lincoln



In an effective classroom
students should not only know what they are doing,
they should also know why and how.
-Harry Wong



Learning is a treasure
that will follow its owner everywhere.
-Chinese Proverb



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