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Thursday, June 14, 2012

20 Motivational Quotes and Sayings on Education | Steve Jobs, Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, John F. Kennedy

This blog post is a list of inspirational and motivational quotes and sayings on education by Benjamin Franklin, Steve Jobs, John F. Kennedy, and Mark Twain and others.
They cover the importance of education, philosophy of education, and some random thoughts about education.

Here are 20 Awesome Quotes on Education:
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.  Benjamin Franklin

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.  Benjamin Franklin

If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him.  Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.  Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.  Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)

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Whoso neglects learning in his youth,
Loses the past and is dead for the future.  Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC)

Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.  George Iles

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.  Malcolm Gladwell

You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you.  W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)The Razor's Edge, 1943

Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'  Steve Jobs 

A child miseducated is a child lost.  John F. Kennedy

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.  John F. Kennedy

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.  John F. Kennedy

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.  John F. Kennedy

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.  John F. Kennedy 

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Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.  John F. Kennedy 

Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.  Mark Twain

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.  Mark Twain

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.  Mark Twain

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life. Plato (427 BC - 347 BC)