Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Education.

The repository contains 49 quotes in the category “Education.”
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A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919

During a commencement speech in 1962 after Kennedy, a Harvard graduate, received an honorary degree from Yale:

I am particularly glad to become a Yale man because as I think about my troubles, I find that a lot of them come from other Yale men.

President John F. Kennedy
1917 — 1963

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Albert Einstein
1879 — 1955

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

The difference between individual intelligence and group intelligence is the difference between Harvard University and the Harvard University football team.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

At a press conference where he announced that by enrolling at Notre Dame he was ineligible to sign with the Minnesota Twins:

I never thought I’d be announcing to the world I’m going to class.

Aaron Heilman
1978 —     

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Robert Frost
1874 — 1963

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

Education is a weapon whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.

Josef Stalin
1880 — 1953

A good education is the next best thing to a pushy mother.

Charles M. Schulz
1922 — 2000

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo
1802 — 1885

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

384 — 322 B.C.

There is no crisis to which academics will not respond with a seminar.

Marvin Bressler

The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

Give a hungry person a fish, he eats for a day, teach a hungry person to fish, he eats for a lifetime.

551 — 479 B.C.

The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

J. Dobie
1888 — 1964

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm S. Forbes
1919 — 1990

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

Gail Godwin
1937 —     

Any discipline with the name “--- Studies” is the abode of charlatans.

Gerry Harbison
1958 —     

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