80+ Education Quotes to inspire those who educate

Last Updated on Aug 13, 2018

The transmission of education, culture and values ​​is something of great importance and carries a great responsibility. Those who are in charge of educating children and young people (parents, teachers, tutors, coaches, monitors, etc.) have to be aware that their work will decisively influence those they educate. For this reason, it is very important to have a clear idea of ​​what values ​​we want to transmit to new generations because they are tomorrow’s society.

Take a look and share this collection of the best education quotes to inspire those who have the beautiful but difficult role of educating. Enjoy.

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them, for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. -Aristotle

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special. -Nelson Mandela

People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book. -Malcolm X

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. -Albert Einstein

Learning never exhausts the mind. -Leonardo da Vinci

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You cannot teach today the same way you did yesterday to prepare students for tomorrow. -John Dewey

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. -Aristotle

We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience. -John Dewey

To teach is to learn twice. -Joseph Joubert

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. -Og Mandino

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. -Cicero

Each time one prematurely teaches a child something he could have discovered himself, that child is kept from inventing it and consequently from understanding it completely. -Jean Piaget

A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops. -Henry B Adams

Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence. -Maria Montesori

Human behavior flows from three main sources: Desire, Emotion, and Knowledge. -Plato

One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us. -Black Elk

Curiosity is a delicate little plant that, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. -Albert Einstein

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. -Martin Luther King

The giving of love is an education in itself. -Eleanor Roosevelt

The highest result of education is tolerance. -Helen Keller

Education is a once in a lifetime opportunity to open children’s hearts and minds to the unbelievable wonder of the universe. -Sir Anthony Seldon

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. -Plutarch

The school must be a genuine form of active community life, instead of a place set apart in which to learn lessons. -John Dewey

The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

At best, IQ contributes about 20 percent to the factors that determine life success, which leaves 80 percent to other forces. -Linda Lantieri

A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions. -Oliver Hendell Holmes Jr

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty. -Albert Einstein

Every child deserves a champion. An adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be. -Rita Pierson

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t. -Bill Nye

Read at every wait. Read at all hours. Read within leisure. Read in times of labor. Read as one goes in. Read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put: read to lead. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

You can never be overdressed or overeducated. -Oscar Wilde

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. -Victor Hugo.

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. -Chinese Proverb

You cannot teach today the same way you did yesterday to prepare students for tomorrow. -John Dewey

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. -Aristotle

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. -Robert Frost

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. -Maria Montesori

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. -Bob Talber

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. -Plato

Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. -Jim Henson

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. -John W. Gardner

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. -Chinese Proverb

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. -Benjamin Franklin.

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. -Ernest Dimnet

Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace. -Confucius

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. -Maya Angelou

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. -Margaret Mead

The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say: “The children are now working as if I did not exist”. -Maria Montesori

The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful. -H.L. Mencken

A love of reading is a great gift for a parent to pass on to his or her child. -Ann Brashares

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. -James Baldwin

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. -Emma Goldman

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. -Phil Collins

Play is the highest form of research. -Albert Einstein

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another. -Benjamin Jowett

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much. -Francis Bacon

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. -Plato

The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see. -Alexandra K. Trenfor

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. -Amos Bronson Alcott

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. -Antoine de St. Exupery

Children have more need of models than of critics. -Carolyn Coats

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -B.B. King

Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. -Bertolt Brecht

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. -Abraham Maslow

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. -George Bernard Shaw

Every student can learn. Just not on the same day or in the same way. -George Evans

If you want happiness for a lifetime, help the next generation. -Chinese saying

A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard. -Eliphas Levi

Before any great things are accomplished, a memorable change must be made in the system of educatio, to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher. -Johnn Adam

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. -Japanese Proverb

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. -Frederick Douglass

Don’t just teach your kids to read, teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. -George Carlin

When you educate one person you can change a life, when you educate many you can change the world. -Shai Reshef

A good question is, of course, the key by which infinite answers can be educed. -Isaac Asimov

Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults. -Abraham Lincoln

I learned most, not from those who taught me, but from those who talked with me. -St Augustine

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge; it is inspiring change. -William Arthur Ward.

Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the Divine. -Ludwig van Beethoven

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. -Jorge Luis Borges

Children are made readers in the laps of their parents. -Emilie Buchwald

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