Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Education Quotes

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
Pete Seeger



Love this one! Here are some other great education quotes:



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


An education 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.
Anatole France (1844 - 1924)


Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)


Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner (1904 - 1990), New Scientist, May 21, 1964


The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell (1918 - )


The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius


Only the educated are free.
Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD), Discourses


The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield (1831 - 1881), July 12, 1880


Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't.
L. L. Henderson


Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990), in Forbes Magazine


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)




I found these great quotes at http://www.quotationspage.com/subjects/education/



Happy Quoting!


Katie


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