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70 Quotes About Education and the Power of Learning

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Our latest collection of quotes about education.

Education is one of the most powerful things in life. It allows us to find the meaning behind everything and helps improve lives in a massive way.

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Education gives us an understanding of the world around us and offers us an opportunity to use that knowledge wisely.

Irrespective of race, creed, and gender, education makes it possible for people to stand out as equal with all the other persons from different walks of life.

Overall, education is the platform that makes it possible to defeat all barriers.

In that respect, here are some powerful education quotes to help us appreciate the power of learning and gaining knowledge.

Quotes about education and the power of learning

1.) An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. –  Benjamin Franklin

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2.) Change is the end result of all true learning. – Leo Buscaglia

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3.) Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

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

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5.) Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. – Albert Einstein

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6.) The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Dr. Seuss

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7.) “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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8.) “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” ― C.S. Lewis

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9.) “The learning process continues until the day you die.” – Kirk Douglas 

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10.) “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ― W.B. Yeats

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11.) Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

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12.) Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey

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13.) Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

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14.) A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read. – Mark Twain

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15.) Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. – Edward Everett 

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16.) They know enough who know how to learn. – Henry Adams

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17.) Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.- Abraham Lincoln

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18.) Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. – Chinese proverb

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19.) Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. – Anatole France

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20.) Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown. – Claude Bernard

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21.) “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” ― Robert Frost

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22.) Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.- Abigail Adams

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23.) “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle

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24.) It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.- Agnes Repplierg

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25.) They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace. – Malala Yousafzai

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26.) I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. – Steven Wright

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27.) “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” ― Thomas Jefferson

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28.) Learning is not compulsory. Neither is survival.- Dr. W. Edwards Deming

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29.) Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.- John Holt

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30.) Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. –  Og Mandino

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31.) Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

32.) “I agree that a love of reading is a great gift for a parent to pass on to his or her child.”– Ann Brashares

33.) “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” ― Walter Cronkite

34.) “To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.” ― Muriel Spark

35.) “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ― Victor Hugo

36.) Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.- Dr. John G. Hibben

37.) Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education. – John Hersey

38.) “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

39.) “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

40.) “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.“ – Marian Wright Edelman

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41.) “Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.”– Thomas Szasz

42.) You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward. – Conrad Hall

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

44.) Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. – Ernest Dimnet

45.) “Every artist was at first an amateur.” – Ralph W. Emerson

46.) “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.” ― Mark Twain

47.) All men by nature desire to know.- Aristotle

48.) “Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.“ – W. E. B. Du Bois

49.) “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the Great

50.) “Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.” ― Anton Chekhov

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51.) “Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward.” – George Weah

52.) “Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.” – Chanakya

53.) “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
William Butler Yeats

54.) “A good education is a foundation for a better future.” – Elizabeth Warren

55.) “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. ” ― Jane Austen

56.) “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn

57.) “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.” ― Michel Legrand

58.) “By seeking and blundering we learn.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

59.) “Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t. ” ― Pete Seeger

60.) “Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.”
Claire Fagin

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61.) “When you take the free will out of education, that turns it into schooling.” ― John Taylor Gatto

62.) “Only the educated are free.” ― Epictetus

63.) “A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.” ― Anne Bishop

64.) “Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.” ― Frank Herbert

65.) “I think you learn more if you’re laughing at the same time.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

66.) “I don’t want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.” ― Malala Yousafzai

67.) “Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.” ― Mark Twain

68.) “It is personal. That’s what an education does. It makes the world personal.” ― Cormac McCarthy

69.) “The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth” ― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

70.) “With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.” ― Malala Yousafzai

Which are your favorite education quotes?

Education is at the center of everything that’s good in our world today. Without education, we would not have advances in education, computers, mathematics, psychology, engineering and any other fields.

It is important that we keep learning.  Education is one of the most important things we can do today to secure our futures. Hopefully, these quotes have shown why we should all pursue education.

Did you enjoy these quotes about education? Which of the education quotes was your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below.

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    Nancy Lalweny

    July 10, 2019 at 6:59 am

    8. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ― Victor Hugo.
    this is my best quote. However, most of them are inspiring. Many thanks for sharing

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    Mary P Esposito

    June 19, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    These quotes are inspiring and remind us how important it is to learn something new everyday of our lives and teach our young the love of learning.

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    Yukti Arora

    June 11, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Nice Blog related to education so inspiring thanks for sharing such wonderful quotes.

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    Brenda Legonhal

    May 8, 2019 at 6:22 pm

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

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    clinton mala

    May 6, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    education is the passport to the future,for tomorrow belongs to those who preparee for it today

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    May 4, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    These quotes are incredible….
    It had refresh our mind for our future..

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    April 29, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    7.) “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― our Prophit Muhammed Peace be upon him, not Ghnadi

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