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

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only the track it has passed."

Samuel T. Coleridge
Samuel T. Coleridge "The Collected Works"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Time is the best teacher; unfortunately it kills all its students."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Tell me - I will forget.
Show me - I might remember.
Involve me - I will understand."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A farmer learns more from a bad harvest than a good one."

Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark."

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Give a man a fish and he won't starve for a day. Teach a man how to fish and he won't starve for his entire life."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All very old men have splendid educations; all men who apparently know nothing else have thorough classical educations; nobody has an average education."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

Herbert George Wells
Herbert George Wells "Outline of History"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience without learning is better than learning without experience."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy."

Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein "Time Enough for Love"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To teach is to learn twice."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Much reading has brought upon us a learned barbarism."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You have to study a great deal to know a little."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You live and learn. Or you don't live long."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is what you get while looking for something else."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man is made by the books he reads."

Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Academic education is the act of memorizing things read in books, and things told by college professors who got their education mostly by memorizing things read in books."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is a good school. But the fees are high."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Texts and Pretexts"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Me got no education, me got inspiration. If I was educated I'd be a damn fool."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"In examinations the foolish ask questions that the wise cannot answer."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Mark Twain's Notebook"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Genius without education is like silver in the mine."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture."

Rating: 7.11 (Number of Voters: 9)

"Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Those who trust us educate us."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)