20 Quotes About Learning & Education That I Love

As I was going through and cleaning up my desktop, I found a folder of some of my best inspirational quotes where I keep all of my favorites. When I began digging through them, I found some about education and learning and thought they might be of interest here in the community. If you have any of your favorites that is not on this list please feel free to share them in the comments!

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. ― Dr. Seuss

A man who asks is a fool for five minutes. A man who never asks is a fool for life. - Chinese Proverb

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

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. ― Voltaire

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

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. - Winston Churchill

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. - Jiddu Krishnamurti

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ― Brigham Young

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. Abigail Adams

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. ― Roy T. Bennett

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

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. - Confucius

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. ― Mark Twain

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford

As long as you live, keep learning how to live. Seneca

Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. ― Walter Cronkite

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. - David M. Burns

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