49 Quotes About Education

  • "College isn't the place to go for ideas."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Education


  • "Old foxes want no tutors."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Education


  • "The truest view of life has always seemed to me to be that which shows that we are here not to enjoy, but to learn."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Education, Life


  • "Instructors should not only be skilful in those sciences which they teach, but have skill in the method of teaching, and patience in the practice."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Education


  • "Exultation that does not flow from education, affections that do not flow from knowing, savoring that does not flow from seeing, feeling that does not flow from thinking - are hollow and rootless - noisy gongs and clanging cymbals. And God is not glorified by artificial and empty passions. True delight is rooted in true doctrine. God-centered Exultation is rooted in God-centered Education."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Education


  • "Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Mothers, Education


  • "Aversion from reproof is not wise. It is a mark of a little mind. A great man can afford to lose; a little, insignificant fellow is afraid of being snuffed out."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Education


  • "Life is but one continual course of instruction, The hand of the parent writes on the heart of the child the first faint characters which time deepens into strength so that nothing can efface them."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Education, Children, Parents


  • "I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Education, Diligence, Youth


  • "The highest result of education is tolerance."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Education, Tolerance


  • "Solitude is a good school, but the world is the best theatre; the institution is best there, but the practice here; the wilderness hath the advantage of discipline, and society opportunities of perfection."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Education, Discipline


  • "Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Education, Ignorance


  • "The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity."

    - Abraham Kuyper
    Topics: Education


  • "The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity."

    - Abraham Kuyper
    Topics: Education


  • "A good schoolmaster minces his precepts for children to swallow, hanging clogs on the nimbleness of his own soul, that his scholars may go along with him."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Examples, Education



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