A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
The arts, sciences, humanities, physical education, languages and maths all have equal and central contributions to make to a student’s education.
Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message.
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.
You can’t have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they’re not going to hear them in America. I believe it’s part of their education.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
It’s time to update traditional public schools, charter schools, home schools, online schools and parochial schools. Let the dollars follow the child instead of forcing the child to follow the dollars, so that every child has the opportunity to attain an education.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.
When people are connected, we can just do some great things. They have the opportunity to get access to jobs, education, health, communications. We have the opportunity to bring the people we care about closer to us. It really makes a big difference.
Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
He that loves reading has everything within his reach.
A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.
If we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.
The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.
Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.
Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Education is the key to the future: You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s not wrong. Educated people have higher wages and lower unemployment rates, and better-educated countries grow faster and innovate more than other countries. But going to college is not enough. You also have to study the right subjects.
I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn’t know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and by my mother.
Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
Yes, people need food and education. But one of the cornerstones of any society is a well-functioning legal system.
Education is all a matter of building bridges.
I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education – that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.
There is no greater education than one that is self-driven.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
The higher amount you put into higher education, at the federal level particularly, the more the price of higher education rises. It’s the dog that never catches its tail. You increase student loans, you increase grants, you increase Pell grants, Stafford loans, and what happens? They raise the price.
I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.
Men we shall have only as we make manhood the object of the work of the schools – intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is, and of the relation of men to it – this is the curriculum of that Higher Education which must underlie true life.
I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
There are many problems, but I think there is a solution to all these problems; it’s just one, and it’s education.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
America needs education reform on all levels to expand quality schools, build on past successes, and lower college debt.
Your library is your paradise.
These are important reforms. Infrastructure, education, health, hospitals, closing the gap with indigenous Australians. Also the Apology to the first Australians. As Prime Minister of the country I am proud of each and every one of these achievements.
To me, what socialism means is to guarantee a basic level of dignity. It’s asserting the value of saying that the America we want and the America that we are proud of is one in which all children can access a dignified education. It’s one in which no person is too poor to have the medicines they need to live.
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.
Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man’s wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
All real education is the architecture of the soul.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.’
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.
Moral Education is the source of that spiritual equilibrium on which everything else depends and which may be compared to that physical equilibrium or sense of balance, without which it is impossible to stand upright or to move into any other position.
You may be a redneck if… you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.
Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education.
The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.
By making college unaffordable and student loans unbearable, we risk deterring our best and brightest from pursuing higher education and securing a good-paying job.
Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.
I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
Poor people, people of color – especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.
My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.
Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
For every challenge we face – unemployment, poverty, crime, income growth, income inequality, productivity, competitiveness – a great education is a major component of the solution.
The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind.
Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.
Our higher education system is one of the things that makes America exceptional. There’s no place else that has the assets we do when it comes to higher education. People from all over the world aspire to come here and study here. And that is a good thing.
I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
The idea of education has been so tied to schools, universities, and professors that many assume there is no other way, but education is available to anyone within reach of a library, a post office, or even a newsstand.
When you have a problem, rules don’t solve your problem. It’s caring and education.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.
In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.
Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
I am a firm believer that upon release, ex-offenders should be afforded a second chance to become productive citizens by providing rehabilitation and education that will help them join the workforce.
Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.
The first step in securing our cyber future is education, and that means everything from educating individuals to companies to the next generation of IT professionals.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of this race that they may guide the Mass away from the contamination and death of the Worst, in their own and other races.
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Every one in the world ought to do the things for which he is specially adapted. It is the part of wisdom to recognize what each one of us is best fitted for, and it is the part of education to perfect and utilize such predispositions. Because education can direct and aid nature but can never transform her.
Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy.
Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
After two years at UCLA, I decided to leave. I was convinced that no amount of education would help a black man get a job.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues – including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
The best education I have ever received was through travel.
The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
I was born in a middle class Muslim family, in a small town called Myonenningh in a northern part of Bangladesh in 1962. My father is a qualified physician; my mother is a housewife. I have two elder brothers and one younger sister. All of them received a liberal education in schools and colleges.
You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That’s an education in itself.
The mere imparting of information is not education.
Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.
A captain of the Navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable good education, a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice.
A high school diploma will no longer be sufficient. But that post secondary education does not have to be a four-year university or a four-year college. It can be career technical education, vocational education, community college.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were ‘reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.’
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.
When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body – it’s a blessing.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
You can only learn so much from books. You can only learn so much from education. Ultimately, it is the wisdom of God that will carry you through in the toughest situations of life.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
As an educator myself, I understand the profound effect that good teachers and a quality education have on the lives of our young people.
Our growing national debt is a threat to our national defense and to our domestic priorities, including research and development, education, health care, and investments in our economic growth.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.
A good education is a foundation for a better future.
A college education shows a man how little other people know.
On the first day of school, my teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave each of us an English name and said that from thenceforth that was the name we would answer to in school. This was the custom among Africans in those days and was undoubtedly due to the British bias of our education.
The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one’s children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Hard work, years of sacrifice, and dedication are necessary to succeed in the real world. Snowden’s most notable accomplishment was lying about his military service, his experience, and education to procure a job with the NSA in the first place.
The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
We think about education as a stepping stone into a higher socio-economic class, into a better job. And it does do those things. But I don’t think that’s what it really is. I experienced it as getting access to different ideas and perspectives and using them to construct my own mind.
What I call my ‘self’ now is hardly a person at all. It’s mainly a meeting place for various natural forces, desires, and fears, etcetera, some of which come from my ancestors, and some from my education, some perhaps from devils. The self you were really intended to be is something that lives not from nature but from God.
Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.
My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
Like education, healthcare also needs to be given importance.
There’s no reason why children in inner cities or rural areas do not receive the same quality education or opportunities as those in suburbs or wealthy neighborhoods. If we truly believe in giving all citizens a chance to pursue happiness and pursue their goals, then we cannot continue to marginalize entire groups of people.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
Merit pay has failed repeatedly, and it’s no surprise. When you base teacher pay on standardized test scores, you won’t improve education; you just promote the high-stakes testing craze that’s led parents, students and educators to shout ‘Enough!’ all across the country.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Education is the development of power and ideal.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.
I went to – I got a wonderful college education. I went to Harvard. In those four years, I accumulated a lot of knowledge, but I also created a kind of habit of learning that has stayed with me my whole life.
I don’t think college athletes are given enough time to really take advantage of the free education that they’re given, and it’s frustrating because a lot of people get upset with student-athletes and say, ‘They’re not focused on school and they’re not taking advantage of the opportunity they’re given.’
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn’t finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education – I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
True security is based on people’s welfare – on a thriving economy, on strong public health and education programmes, and on fundamental respect for our common humanity. Development, peace, disarmament, reconciliation and justice are not separate from security; they help to underpin it.
As the humanities and liberal arts are downsized, privatized, and commodified, higher education finds itself caught in the paradox of claiming to invest in the future of young people while offering them few intellectual, civic, and moral supports.
Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life.
A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.
The need for a college education is even more important now than it was before, but I think that the increased costs are a very severe obstacle to access. It is an American dream, and I think that one of our challenges is to find a way to make that available.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Education should learn from the positive side of gaming – reward, accomplishment, and fun.
The idea that we’re going to austerity ourselves into prosperity is so mistaken, and honestly, I feel like one of the big problems we have is that, because Democrats don’t have a deep understanding of or degrees in economics, they allow Wall Street folks to roll in the door and think that they’re giving them an education.
Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.
‘Make in India’ is great, but ‘Make It Happen in India’ is even greater. Make It Happen in India is more than manufacturing. It’s about training, about education, about societal development and automation and engineering.
The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing – that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world – is what I wish for all.
Standardized testing is at cross purposes with many of the most important purposes of public education. It doesn’t measure big-picture learning, critical thinking, perseverance, problem solving, creativity or curiosity, yet those are the qualities great teaching brings out in a student.
Middle class families are struggling to send their sons and daughters to school. For many Americans, a college education is essential to future success.
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.
I believe economic growth should translate into the happiness and progress of all. Along with it, there should be development of art and culture, literature and education, science and technology. We have to see how to harness the many resources of India for achieving common good and for inclusive growth.
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
Learn to think continentally.
I don’t think there should be more gun control. I think there should be more education.
I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will – that’s just the bottom line.
Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports.
Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.
Crucial to science education is hands-on involvement: showing, not just telling; real experiments and field trips and not just ‘virtual reality.’
Healthcare as a human right, it means that every child, no matter where you are born, should have access to a college or trade-school education if they so choose it, and I think no person should be homeless if we can have public structures and public policy to allow for people to have homes and food and lead a dignified life in the United States.
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.