• Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.

    Education, Forgetfulness

  • The reason one's elders know comparatively little is because they have to learn so much that they acquired by way of education before we were born.

    Education, Knowledge, Learning

  • Only the educated are free.

    Education, Freedom, Learning

  • Bogus students taking bogus courses in bogus writing. I would take poison rather than do this for a living.

    Education, Writers

  • It is the children between five and seven who are the word-lovers. It is they who show a predisposition toward such study. Their undeveloped minds can not yet grasp a complete idea with distinctness. They do, however, understand words. And they may be entirely carried away by their ecstatic, their tireless interest in the parts of speech.

    Children, Education, Learning, Words

  • I don't care how much you know, how many books you read, how you much you study and, you know, how educated you are, you're still going to struggle. Life is challenging.

    Education, Life, Struggle, Students, Study

  • I think students should know something about religion as a historical phenomenon, in the same way that they should know something about socialism and humanism and the other great ideas that have shaped political philosophies and therefore the course of human events.

    Education, Religion, Universities

  • Grittier students are more likely to earn their diplomas; grittier teachers are more effective in the classroom. Grittier soldiers are more likely to complete their training, and grittier salespeople are more likely to keep their jobs. The more challenging the domain, the more grit seems to matter.

    Application, Challenge, Education, Students, Success

  • I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.

    Education, Science, Students

  • I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.

    Education, Students, Success

  • The best students come from homes where education is revered: where there are books, and children see their parents reading them.

    Education, Parents, Reading, Students, Success

  • I had no need to apologize that the look-wider, search-more affirmative action that Princeton and Yale practiced had opened doors for me. That was its purpose: to create the conditions whereby students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be brought to the starting line of a race many were unaware was even being run.

    Education, Individuality, Success, Universities

  • Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.

    Education, Examinations, Schooling, Teaching

  • Great success in examinations does naturally not as a rule go with originality of thought.

    Education, Examinations, Schooling, Students, Universities

  • In Germany we treat classical music as a part of education, but in Britain it is just an entertainment.

    Education, Germany, Music

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


  • 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.


  • Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.


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


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


  • In my view the main if not the sole purpose of education is that you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot.