Education inspiration quotes


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A selection of quotes to act as inspiration for educators.

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Education inspiration quotes

  1. 1. Inspirational Quotes for Teachers A Random Collection
  2. 2. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today”. - Malcolm X
  3. 3. “I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn”. - Albert Einstein
  4. 4. “The most important attitude that can be found is the desire to go on learning”. - John Dewey
  5. 5. “Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself”. - John Dewey
  6. 6. “Live as it you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever”. - Mahatma Ghandi
  7. 7. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated”. - Oscar Wilde
  8. 8. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. - Nelson Mandela
  9. 9. “Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education”. -Martin Luther King
  10. 10. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts”. - C.S. Lewis
  11. 11. “Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them, they remember what you are”. - Jim Henson
  12. 12. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in”. - Leonardo da Vinci
  13. 13. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead”. - Aristotle
  14. 14. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think”. - Margaret Mead
  15. 15. “Education of the mind without education of the heart is no education at all”. - Aristotle
  16. 16. “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know”. -Michel Legrand
  17. 17. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young”. - Henry Ford
  18. 18. “Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference”. - Claire Fagin
  19. 19. “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel”. - Socrates
  20. 20. “The earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountains and sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books”. - John Lubbock
  21. 21. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardour and attended to with diligence”. - Abigail Adams
  22. 22. “Instruction does much; but encouragement everything” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  23. 23. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it”. - Albert Einstein
  24. 24. “Wisdom…comes not from age, but from education and learning”. - Anton Chekov
  25. 25. “The highest action a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free”. - Baruch Spinoza
  26. 26. “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches nothing but the shape of the spoon”. - E. M. Forster
  27. 27. “A lot of life is a constant education”. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  28. 28. “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one”. - Malcolm Forbes
  29. 29. “Education: that which reveals to the wise and conceals from the stupid the vast limits of their knowledge”. -Mark Twain
  30. 30. “The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark”. - Thomas Paine
  31. 31. “True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own”. - Nikos Kazantzakis
  32. 32. “Play is the highest form of research”. - Albert Einstein
  33. 33. “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace”. - Confucius
  34. 34. “A mind is like an umbrella, only useful when open”. - Unknown
  35. 35. “Teachers don’t just teach: they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills”. - Charles Platt
  36. 36. “I touch the future. I teach.” - Christa McAuliffe
  37. 37. “Teachers are the one and only people who save nations.” - Mustafa Kamal Ataturk
  38. 38. “Whenever you read a good book somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light”. - Vera Nazaria
  39. 39. “Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep. You have to go looking for them; they’re not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves”. - Ken Robinson
  40. 40. “Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve”. - Roger Lenin
  41. 41. “…it’s not just learning that’s important. It’s learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things that matters”. - Norton Juster
  42. 42. “Education is the movement from darkness to light”. - Allan Bloom.
  43. 43. “When the atmosphere encourages learning, the learning is irresistible”. - Elizabeth Frost
  44. 44. “A good education helps us make sense of the world and find our way in it”. - Mike Rose