We have prepared a selection of the best quotes about education from famous writers, philosophers and educators. Read them when you want to help your children at school, read them when you feel that life challenges you and when you lack confidence.

Discover an interesting series of quotes about education that show you how life evolves, how generations evolve and how the future of our children is shaped. Education opens the mind and soul, gives us freedom, decision-making power and wisdom. All children should have free access to education.

An educated man is one of the greatest values ​​of society, he is a man who creates, innovates, solves and develops the world around him!

Quotes about education from famous authors

Education is simply the soul of society passing from one generation to another. (GK Chesterton)
It’s a thousand times better to have common sense without education than common sense education. (Robert G. Ingersoll)
Self-education is, in my opinion, the only type of education that exists. (Isaac Asimov)
Education is a second sun for those of us who have it. (Heraclitus of Ephesus)
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. (Malcolm S. Forbes)
The purpose of education is to advance in knowledge and to distinguish the truth. (John F. Kennedy)
Education is a method by which one acquires a higher level of prejudice.-Laurence J. (Peter)
Once you have learned to read, you will be free forever. (Frederick Douglas)
Education, most of the time, is just the pojghita under which the true nature slowly unfolds quietly.
Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself. (John Dewey) The
education of a people is judged by the dress on the street. Seeing the rudeness on the street, you are sure that you will find it in the house as well. (Edmondo De Amicis) The
education that is given to young people is a second self-love that inspires them. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)
The purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. (Sydney J. Harris)
If you educate a man, you educate a man. If you educate a woman, you educate a generation. (Brigham Young)
Everything I want to know can be found in books. My best friend is the one who brings me a book I haven’t read. (Abraham Lincoln)
You have to go to school. Must. You have to go to high school. You need to get a degree. Because education is the only thing that no one will be able to take back from you. And that’s worth the investment. (Michelle Obama.)
Intelligence plus character is the goal of true education. (Martin Luther King Jr.)
The purpose of education is to destroy the selfish marginalization of the individual and to subject him to reason. 
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. (Aristotle)
​​Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. (Nelson Mandela)
The purpose of education is to change an empty mind with an open one. (Malcolm Forbes)
Education is a better protector of freedom than an army. (Edward Everett)

Quotes about education and its great benefits in society

The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the ability and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power. (Charles W. Eliot)
Education is a vaccine against violence. (Edward James Olmos)
Everything we don’t have from birth and what we need when we grow up is given to us through education. This education comes to us from nature, from people or from things. – Jean Jacques Rousseau
Education is the key that opens the golden gate of freedom. (George Washington Carver)
90% of education is encouragement. (Anatole France)
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. (Andy McIntyre & Derek Bok)
Nature is different, education is different. (Confucius)
Education means learning what you didn’t know you didn’t know. (George Boas)
It is true that there is no more honest thing in the world, and more expensive and cleaner, than the man procured in teaching. (Mihail Sadoveanu)
Beware of the man who read only one book. (Thomas Aquinas)
Tolerance is the greatest result of education. (Helen Keller.)
Educating the mind without educating the heart does not mean education. (Aristotle)
​​The books represent the legacy that humanity leaves behind, generation after generation, as gifts for the unborn. (Joseph Addison)
How a nation can advance without education and culture
Education is what is left after you forget what you learned in school. (Albert Einstein)
Education must bring to light the ideal of individuality. (JP Richter)
To educate a man only intellectually, not morally, is to educate a threat to society. (Theodore Roosevelt)
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing patience or self-confidence. (Robert Frost)
Marriage can wait. No education! (Khaled Hosseini)
Education makes man easy to lead but difficult to manipulate, easy to govern but impossible to enslave. (Omar Bradley)
! It’s like a house without a foundation. (Rita Drumes)
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. (Sydney J. Harris)
The foundation of any state is the education of young people. (Diogenes of Sinop)

Quotes about education for children and adults alike

Education is not how much you have memorized, not even how much you know. It is the ability to differentiate between what you know and what you do not know – Anatole France
Education never ends. You don’t read a book, you pass an exam and you’re done with education. The whole life is a process of education, from the moment you are born until you disappear. – Jiddu Krishnamurti
The best thing about education is that no one can take it away from you. – BB King
Education is our passport to the future, because tomorrow is for those who are preparing for it. – Malcolm X
Self-education is, in my firm opinion, the only type of education that exists. – Isaac Asimov
Every man receives two kinds of education: one that others give him, another, much more important, that he gives himself. – Samuel Smiles
The aim of early education should be to activate the child’s natural interest in learning. – Maria Montessori
Education is the key that will open your world, it is a passport to freedom. – Oprah Winfrey
The main purpose of education is to create individuals capable of new things, not the repetition of what other generations have done. – Jean Piaget
One of the tests of the correctness of education is whether the child is happy. – Maria Montessori
You will never be too well dressed or too well educated. – Oscar Wilde