Education Quotes


"If our children are our most precious resource,
how can we conserve and develop
the best that is in them,
for their sake as well as ours?"
-- Anatole Broyard --

"The sheer pleasure of being educated is hardly ever stressed;
the fact that it is much more agreeable and interesting
to be an educated person than not."
-- Edith Hamilton / GREEK MYTHS --

"When you educate a man, you educate an individual;
when you educate a woman, you educate a whole family."
-- Charles D. McIver --

"The best teachers climb beyond teaching to the plane of art.
It is themselves, and what's more,
the best of themselves, that they communicate."
-- Robert Louis Stevenson / VIRGINIBUS PUERESQUE -

"The area in which a poor education shows up first
is in self-expression, oral or written, it makes little difference
how many university courses or degrees a person may own.
If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another,
his education is incomplete.
The business of assembling the right words,
putting them down in proper sequence,
enabling each one to pull its own full weight
in the conveyance of meaning -- t
hese are the essentials.
-- Norman Cousins / HUMAN OPTIONS --

"The aim of education is the wide use of leisure."
-- Aristotle --