Quotes on Education


  • Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man – Swami Vivekananda
  • The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
  • The education of a man is never completed until he dies – Robert E Lee
  • To educate a person in mind and not in orals is to educate a menace to the society – Theodore Roosevelt
  • We do not want book worms, we want man making, character building education – Swami Vivekananda
  • Education should be such which takes us to perfection
  • Education begins in womb and ends in tomb
  • Stagnant minds create immobile systems which becomes roadblock to growth. Hence creative thinking in needed.
  • Economy is the material part of development. Education is the essential part of it.
  • Education that does not mould the character is absolutely worthless. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Confucius – “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in term of 100 years, teach the people” (importance of human capital)
  • The illiterate of the twenty first century will not be those who do not read or write but those who do not learn, re-learn and un-learn. –Alvin Toffler
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela.
  • “The pen is mightier than the sword” – Edward Lytton (Father of Robert Lytton, Governor General of British India)
  • A child educated only at school is an uneducated child
  • Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of real education – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • If the ability of fish is measured by its ability to climb a tree then fish would have lived it’s entire life thinking that it is stupid. 
-Albert Einstein



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