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900 Inspirational Educational Leadership Quotes (2023)

1. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. - John Dewey


2. “The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” – William Burroughs


3. “Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.” – Ernest Dimnet


4. “Education should not be reading about the past rather it should be about addressing the present.”― Rajesh Walecha


5. “I wish for [girls around the world] that they can achieve what they want. This is your world. This is your choice. You should stand up for your rights. No one can stand for you. If one person can be educated, they can teach other people. You help one person and they will also help another person.”


6. A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. - A. Bartlett Giamatti


7. “Educating all of our children must be one of our most urgent priorities.”— Nelson Mandela


8. “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”


9. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. - Martin Luther King, Jr.


10. “The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.” – Joseph Campbell


11. “By education, I mean an all-round drawing of the best in child and man in body, mind and spirit.” – Mahatma Gandhi


12. Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. —Aristotle


13. “Only the educated are free.” ― Epictetus


14. “The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.” – Diogenes of Sinope


15. “The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives.” – Malala Yousafzai


16. “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton


17. “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” – Marian Wright Edelman


18. “Education is possibility set in motion.” — Jill Biden


19. “What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the human soul.“ – Joseph Addison


20. “We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.” – Carol Burnett


21. A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. —Thomas Carruthers


22. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle


23. “The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.” ― Robert Maynard Hutchins


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


25. “Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work.” —William Crawford


26. “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”


27. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain


28. Take what you learn and make a difference with it. —Tony Robbins


29. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.”


30. “Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.” – Chanakya


31. “I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.” – Steven Wright


32. “The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett


33. “The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.” — John Ruskin


34. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ― W.B. Yeats


35. A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.


36. “The purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” —Sydney J. Harris


37. “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Maimonides


38. “Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.” —Frank Herbert


39. If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance. —Howard Gardner


40. “I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein


41. “The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.” ― Harry Wong


42. “Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.”


43. “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”


44. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”


45. It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning. —Agnes Repplierg


46. “When you take the free will out of education, that turns it into schooling.” ― John Taylor Gatto


47. “The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.” – Ayn Rand


48. “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”


49. “If a man is a fool, you don't train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.”


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


51. “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.”


52. “My definition of an educated man is the fellow who knows the right thing to do at the time it has to be done. You can be sincere and still be stupid.” ― Charles Kettering


53. “Every day, from South Sudan to Afghanistan, we are reminded that the tragedy of conflict falls most heavily on the smallest shoulders… For Syrian children, this is a tsunami without the water. A five-year hurricane without the wind.”


54. “In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for less.” —Lee Iacocca


55. The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.


56. “A good education can change anyone. A good teacher can change everything!”


57. “The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.”


58. “The basic task of education is the care and feeding of the imagination.”― Katherine Paterson


59. “Education can never stop! The more we read, the more we learn. The more we learn, the fuller life seems.” – L.M Montgomery


60. “From an educational perspective, any information that our students can use to think closer to the learning intention is a desirable. Everything else is a distraction.” — Peps Mccrea


61. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” —William A. Ward


62. “You’ll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.” – Julia Child


63. “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


64. “Who you are surrounded by often determines who you become.”


65. “Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people based on trust, obligation, commitment, emotion, and a shared vision of the good.”


66. “From the poorest of countries to the richest of nations, education is the key to moving forward in any society.” — Nelson Mandela


67. “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.”


68. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle


69. “We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.” –Stephen Covey, American educator, author, businessman


70. “Good leaders must first become good servants.” – Robert Greenleaf


71. “Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.”


72. “A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.” – Horace Mann


73. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. —Benjamin Franklin


74. “They cannot stop me. I will get my education if it is in the home, school, or any place.” – Malala Yousafzai


75. “People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.”


76. Each day you are leading by example. Whether you realize it or not or whether it's positive or negative, you are influencing those around you.


77. “Every world leader wants quality education for their children. They need to think of the rest of the world’s children as their own children.”


78. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”


79. The great teacher inspires.


80. To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul. ―Muriel Spark


81. “Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.”


82. “Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.” ― G.K. Chesterton


83. “Try to learn something about everything and everything about.” —Thomas Huxley


84. “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” – Arnold H. Glasgow


85. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is a vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.


86. The best teachers are those who show you where to look.


87. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.


88. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey


89. “Emotional intelligence is the ability to use emotion to increase your own and others’ success.”


90. “In the end, we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


91. “The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg — not by smashing it.”


92. Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. - Malcolm Forbes


93. “The highest result of education is tolerance.”


94. They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace. —Malala Yousafzai


95. “You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.” – Barack Obama


96. “Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.” —Robert M. Hutchins.


97. It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows. —Epictetus


98. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”


99. It starts on the inside.


100. “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.”


101. “Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.” ― Lyndon B. Johnson


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


103. “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” – George Washington Carver


104. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."


105. “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” –William Butler Yeats


106. “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”—Pablo Picasso


107. “To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Joubert


108. “What we instill in our children will be the foundation upon which they build their future.” —Steve Maraboli


109. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.”― Roy T. Bennett


110. “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”


111. “We learn from failure, not from success!”― Bram Stoker


112. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle


113. In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years. - Jacques Barzun


114. “It’s what we think we know that keeps us from learning.”― Claude Bernard


115. “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” — Oscar Wilde


116. Children learn best when they like their teacher, and they think their teacher likes them.


117. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?”


118. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” —Albert Einstein. Read more great Albert Einstein quotes that will inspire you to greatness.


119. “All of us must cross the line between ignorance and insight many times before we truly understand.”― David Hawkins


120. “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances."


121. “Take what you learn and make a difference with it.” —Tony Robbins


122. The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. —Bill Beattie


123. “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” – Chinese Proverb


124. If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s …


125. “We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”


126. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”


127. “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” —Maimonides


128. “Don’t just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.” –George Carlin


129. They keep this attitude until we adults convince them that learning is not fun.


130. “Anytime you learn, you gain.” – Bob Ross


131. Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. –Mark Twain


132. “The key to success is to develop a winning edge.” – Brian Tracy


133. “It takes a big heart to shape little minds.”


134. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.”


135. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” —Nelson Mandela


136. “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


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


138. “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates


139. “Education makes you humble, it doesn’t make you proud.”― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


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


141. “Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.”


142. What all good teachers have in common, however, is that they set high standards for their students and do not settle for anything less. - Marva Collins


143. “An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.” ― Tara Westover


144. Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. - B. F. Skinner


145. “Reading is the key that unlocks the door of creativity.” – Agatha Christie


146. You can never be overdressed or overeducated. - Oscar Wilde


147. “It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” – Epictetus


148. “You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way.”– Marvin Minsky


149. Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. - Daniel J. Boorstin


150. Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference. - Claire Fagin


151. “Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” –Colleen Wilcox


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


153. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”― William Butler Yeats


154. “School is the path, not the point.” – Will Richardson


155. Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. —Martin Luther King Jr.


156. Nothing can dim a light that shines from within.


157. Learning is synthesizing seemingly divergent ideas and data. –Terry Heick


158. “Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.” – Euripides


159. “Learn about yourself then teach others to learn about their true self. Let them see the wonders of the world in their true colors.”― The Inner Light


160. “We in the education sphere have an amazing opportunity to test out new ways of teaching children, from double-shift schools for refugees to tablets that can provide lessons in temporary shelters for those who have been forced to flee their homes.”


161. “You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.” –Lyndon B. Johnson


162. “Success is an exception, so be exceptional.”


163. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”—Malala Yousafzai


164. “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” – Edward Everett


165. “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” – Confucius


166. If you love them today, maybe you can teach them tomorrow.


167. Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. —Og Mandino


168. “Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throats.” ― Martin H. Fischer


169. “The ideal school would teach health, wealth, and happiness. It‘d be free, self-paced, and available to all. It‘d show opposing ideas and students would self-verify truth. No grades, no tests, no diplomas – just learning. Actually, you’re already here. Careful who you follow.”


170. You are already a good teacher.


171. “Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward.” – George Weah


172. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Brooks Adams. Read these be yourself quotes for more motivation.


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


174. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle


175. Don’t just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. –George Carlin


176. “Learning allows for more wisdom and knowledge. Additional knowledge about any situation increases the strength of an opinion.” – Faye Horton


177. To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt


178. A little learning is a dangerous thing. –Alexander Pope


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


180. “We need to accept that we don’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes. Understand that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”


181. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”


182. “A good teacher is like the rising sun that comes to fill the empty and dark minds with the light of the education” ― Anamika Mishra


183. “Talent is universal but opportunity is not. Yet Abdisamad brims with talent and intelligence. He’s a reminder of the fundamental aphorism of our age: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not.


184. “The power of education extends beyond the development of skills we need for economic success. It can contribute to nation-building and reconciliation.”— Nelson Mandela


185. “Teachers should guide without dictating, and participate without dominating.” – C.B. Neblette


186. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."


187. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”


188. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B.King


189. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. —Eleanor Roosevelt


190. Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven. —Edward De Bono


191. Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.


192. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. - William Arthur Ward


193. “The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” – Mary McLeod Bethune


194. “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”


195. Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. —Confucius


196. “Change is the end result of all true learning.”


197. I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. —Eartha Kitt


198. “The principal goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” —Jean Piaget


199. “The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.” ― Bill Beattie


200. “Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.” – Plato


201. “The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to close it again on something solid.”— G. K. Chesterton


202. Any fool can know. The point is to understand. –Albert Einstein


203. “The only real education comes from what goes counter to you.” ― Andre Gide


204. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. —Carl Rogers


205. “Men learn while they teach.” – Lucius A. Seneca


206. “A child without education is like a bird without wings.” —Tibetan Proverb


207. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” — Socrates


208. The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.


209. “Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.”– Doris Roberts


210. “People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.”


211. “We must become what we wish to teach.” —Nathaniel Branden


212. Like a boss teacher.


213. No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you've come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.


214. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.” — Brian Tracy


215. “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” ― Thomas Jefferson


216. A leader... is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.


217. “You cannot dream of becoming something you do not know about. You have to learn to dream big. Education exposes you to what the world has to offer, to the possibilities open to you.”—Sonia Sotomayor


218. “I never thought in terms of being a leader. I thought very simply in terms of helping people.” – John Hume


219. “Education is the mother of leadership.” – Wendell Willkie


220. “Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.” —Loris Malaguzzi. Talk about a hopeful quote!


221. “Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.”


222. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin


223. “To teach is to learn twice.”


224. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. ” – Margaret Fuller


225. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.”


226. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein


227. “Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.”


228. “One of the criticisms I’ve faced over the years is that I’m not aggressive enough or assertive enough or maybe somehow, because I’m empathetic, it means I’m weak. I totally rebel against that. I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong.”


229. “The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” — Abraham Lincoln


230. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle


231. People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. —Bill Vaughan


232. “Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.” – Elbert Hubbard


233. Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. –Oliver Wendell Holmes


234. All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. –Martin Fisher


235. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” – Eartha Kitt


236. The learning process continues until the day you die. —Kirk Douglas


237. Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. —Chinese proverb


238. “It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.” –Michael Morpurgo


239. Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.


240. “It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education.” — Nelson Mandela


241. “A man's mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.”


242. “I study here because there are no lights in our home. I think one day I would like to be a policeman or maybe even a doctor.”


243. Be awesome, be amazing, be you.


244. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” — Haruki Murakami


245. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.


246. Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.


247. Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. —Kofi Annan


248. “I think it’s a combination of personality traits that have helped me to succeed. Not only hard work - but patience, sacrifice and choosing my battles have all helped me to reach the point in my career to which I aspired, in a company I admired.”


249. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


250. The trick to having happy students is to first be happy yourself.


251. “The progress of the world depends almost entirely upon education.” –


252. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” —John Dewey


253. Life is a journey, not a destination. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


254. You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way. —Marvin Minsky


255. “Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. ”


256. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else."


257. “Without being willing to fail and continually get back up again, I would never have been able to find the right market and establish my product within it."


258. “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” – Bill Nye


259. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier


260. “Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times.”


261. “He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious."


262. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy


263. “I have broken many glass ceilings - so I know it can be done.”


264. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.”


265. It’s messy, and it’s in that mess that you will craft your teaching and really enjoy the journey.


266. “The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.” ― Wendell Phillips


267. “They know enough who know how to learn.” – Henry Adams


268. Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. - Aristotle


269. If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around. —Jim Rohn


270. “Real learning gets to the heart of what it means to be human. Through learning we re-create ourselves. Through learning we become able to do something we never were able to do. Through learning we reperceive the world and our relationship to it. Through learning we extend our capacity to create, to be part of the generative process of life. There is within each of us a deep hunger for this type of learning.” ― Peter M. Senge in The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization


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


272. It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it. - Maria Montessori


273. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. —Sydney J. Harris


274. “When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.”― William Glasser


275. The best teachers impart knowledge through sleight of hand, like a magician. - Kate Betts


276. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.”


277. Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.


278. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer


279. I never learned from a man who agreed with me. –Robert A. Heinlein


280. “Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.” – Albert Einstein


281. “Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.” ― Gustave Flaubert


282. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”


283. A teacher affects eternity.


284. “No child in Africa, and in fact anywhere in the world, should be denied education.” — Nelson Mandela


285. “You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” ― J.D. Salinger


286. Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work. —William Crawford


287. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” –


288. Be that one!”


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


290. “I am not a teacher, but an awakened.” – Robert Frost


291. “Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”


292. “To sustain the value of education, students should be respected as much as the teachers.”― Amit Kalantri


293. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”


294. “Wisdom is learning what to overlook.” – William James


295. “Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” —Martin Luther King Jr.


296. “All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.” –Martin Fisher


297. “Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” —Unknown


298. Watch a teacher with a classroom full of students …


299. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the Great


300. “It is greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the world, than to rule a state.” —William Ellery Channing. Bookmark these strength quotes for future inspiration.


301. “We are all learning all the time and should remain hungry students.” — Mark Homer


302. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done."


303. Life is an open book test. Learning how to learn is your most valuable skill in the online world. —Marc Cuban


304. “Education is an art the practice of which must be brought to perfection in the course of many generations.” — Immanuel Kant


305. “Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.” – Ed Markey


306. “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.” — Mark Twain


307. “Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful.”


308. “A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.“ – George Santayana


309. “Part of leadership is knowing when to go ahead with a decision that’s within your authority because you’re really convinced it’s the right thing, even if other people don’t understand it at that point."


310. “What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.”


311. “We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community—and this nation.” — Cesar Chavez


312. A great teacher is a great artist.


313. “A good education is a foundation for a better future.” – Elizabeth Warren


314. “The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” —William S. Burroughs


315. “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.”


316. “School exams are memory tests, in the real world no one is going to stop you from referring to a book to solve a problem.”― Amit Kalantri


317. “Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.” – Abraham Lincoln


318. “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes


319. “If a seed of a lettuce will not grow, we do not blame the lettuce. Instead, the fault lies with us for not having nourished the seed properly.”


320. With every mistake we must surely be learning. —George Harrison


321. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”


322. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris


323. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”


324. “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” ― Dorothy Parker


325. They know enough who know how to learn. —Henry Adams


326. “Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.” ― Mark Twain


327. “Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” – Anatole France


328. Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. —Auguste Rodin


329. It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that—but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. —T.S. Eliot


330. “A good teacher isn’t someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed.” – Justin Trudeau


331. “The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.”


332. “You are never too small to make a difference.”


333. “Good leaders build products. Great leaders build cultures. Good leaders deliver results. Great leaders develop people. Good leaders have vision. Great leaders have values. Good leaders are role models at work. Great leaders are role models in life."


334. “I am still learning.” —Michelangelo


335. If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people. —Chinese proverb


336. “If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”


337. “Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.” ― Jiddu Krishnamurti


338. “It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.”


339. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci


340. “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” – Claus Moser


341. “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.”


342. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” – Leonardo da Vinci


343. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.


344. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson


345. “Rarely are opportunities presented to you in a perfect way. In a nice little box with a yellow bow on top. Here, open it, it's perfect. You'll love it.' Opportunities – the good ones – are messy, confusing and hard to recognize. They're risky. They challenge you.”


346. “If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”


347. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”


348. “Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.”


349. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” —Malcolm X


350. “I have lots of gaps in my education, and so I’m often picking up classic books that most people read years ago.” — David Grann


351. “What do you now do with all of this education? I’m here to tell you today, don’t worry. Don’t worry about it. Relax. Take a breath.” — Oprah Winfrey


352. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.”


353. Anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough. —Alain de Botton


354. Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. - Anthony J. D'Angelo


355. “It’s okay to admit what you don’t know. It’s okay to ask for help. And it’s more than okay to listen to the people you lead – in fact, it’s essential.”


356. “Teachers, you don’t teach a subject. You teach a child.” —Deepa Bhushan


357. “The ability to read, write, and analyze; the confidence to stand up and demand justice and equality; the qualifications and connections to get your foot in the door and take your seat at the table — all of that starts with education.” —Michelle Obama


358. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi


359. “Success is a poor teacher.” – Robert Kiyosaki


360. “Education is the antidote to poverty.” — Arvind Kejriwal


361. “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” ―John Wooden


362. “Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.” – James Dewar


363. The quieter you become, the more you can hear. –Buddha


364. “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden


365. “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.”


366. “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”


367. Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. —Chinese Proverb


368. “Explain what you learned to someone else. Teaching forces learning.” – Naval Ravikant


369. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”


370. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”


371. “It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.” – Epictetus


372. Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. - W.E.B. DuBois


373. “The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” — Martin Luther King Jr.


374. You are a great teacher.


375. “You cannot open a book without learning something.” – Confucius


376. “There is no better investment a nation can make than education. It is an investment in economic development, an investment in opportunity and an investment in our shared future.”


377. “A good leader is able to paint a picture of a vision for the future and then enlist others to go on the journey with her. A truly conscious leader recognizes that it is not about her, but that the team is looking to her for inspiration and direction. Keeping her ego in check is essential.”


378. By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn. - Latin Proverb


379. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ― Oscar Wilde


380. “Education is the key that unlocks the golden door to freedom.” —George Washington Carver


381. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie


382. Yesterday I was clever, so I changed the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. —Rumi


383. A learning curve is essential to growth. —Tammy Bjelland


384. One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. - Malala Yousafzai


385. The fundamental pillars of school leadership are relationships; nothing substitutes for building and nurturing them.


386. “What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.” – Henry David Thoreau


387. “Education is the greatest gift of life, it should never stop.” — Tony Clark


388. “I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.” –


389. “A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.”


390. “Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.”


391. “Learning without thought is a labor lost, thought without learning is perilous.” – Confucius


392. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”


393. “The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.”


394. “Life is an open book test. Learning how to learn is your most valuable skill in the online world.” —Marc Cuban


395. “I am still learning.” – Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect, engineer


396. “Do not be afraid to make decisions. Do not be afraid to make mistakes.”


397. “It is our moment to galvanise international support for education as the world prepares to adopt a new set of Sustainable Development Goals to guide the struggle to achieve a life of dignity for all…. To turn promises into action, we have to mobilise resources.”


398. “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” —Mortimer Adler


399. “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” —Marian Wright Edelman. Check out these quotes about change that will make you optimistic about the future.


400. Don’t make up your mind. “Knowing” is the end of learning. —Naval Ravikant


401. “A broadly educated mind, drawing from all sources, will help you better understand how the world around us works and why things happen the way they do.” — Gary Hoover


402. “No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.” — Nelson Mandela


403. “Great teachers have high expectations for their students, but even higher expectations for themselves.”


404. “The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.” – Voltaire


405. “Despise school and remain a fool.”


406. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”


407. “Leadership is about the team - the culture they keep and embrace, it’s about empathy for your customers, clients, employees and the communities where you do business, it’s about doing the right thing for the right reasons, being confident enough to take risks and responsible enough to think of those who your decisions and risks may affect.”


408. Do what you love.


409. “They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace.”


410. “Education is everything- education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do.” – Ciara


411. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. _G.K. Chesterton


412. “I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.” – Steve Irwin


413. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X


414. Never stop learning. Never stop growing. —Mel Robbins


415. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway.”


416. “All things good to know are difficult to learn.” – Greek proverb


417. “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.”


418. “Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world’s work, and the power to appreciate life.” – Brigham Young


419. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. —Albert Einstein


420. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. —Aristotle


421. “No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.” —Margaret Elizabeth Sangster. Check out these powerful reasons why teachers love their jobs.


422. Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” ―C.S. Lewis


423. “Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” – Vladimir Lenin


424. Teachers are the one and only people who save nations. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk


425. The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. - Diogenes


426. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” – Peter Drucker


427. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant


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


429. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie


430. Teaching is not a job. It's a lifestyle. It permeates your whole life. - Jill Biden


431. Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire. —W.B. Yeats


432. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. —Zig Ziglar


433. The teacher who is indeed wise …


434. “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre


435. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller


436. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin


437. “Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.”


438. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.


439. “Everything is hard before it is easy.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and statesman


440. The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters.


441. “A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” —Helen Keller


442. 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. - Cicero


443. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”


444. “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


445. “Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.” – Dr. John G. Hibben


446. To lead teachers toward greater success, principals need to place both student and adult learning at the center.


447. “Education is the resistance to everything that is bad today.”― Jonas Mekas


448. The teacher must be an actor, an artist, passionately in love with his work. - Anton Chekhov


449. True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own. - Nikos Kazantzakis


450. Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students. - Charles Kuralt


451. “Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”


452. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”


453. “The Best way to predict your future is to create it.”— ABRAHAM LINCOLN


454. Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward. –George Weah


455. “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”


456. “Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” ― Joseph Stalin


457. If you don’t like something, change it.


458. Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.


459. “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”


460. What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows. - Paulo Coelho


461. “Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.” ― John Maynard Keynes


462. “The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.”


463. “We cannot stand by while children are shut out from opportunity due to conflicts and emergencies.”


464. Sometimes the greatest PD is the teacher down the hall.


465. “The question is not how will you work if you lose your job; the question is how will you find one if you don’t have an education?” – Tony Bennet


466. “Good teaching is 1/4 preparation and 3/4 theater.” —Gail Godwin. Sometimes, we need motivation to prepare for the day; here are some great Monday motivation quotes to help you kick the week off right.


467. “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”


468. Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. —Weston H. Agor


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470. “Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”


471. 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


472. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin


473. “Don’t live in your own world. It is best to learn what others have achieved and this will also give you the psyche to get there.” – Dennis Jansen


474. “Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” —Helen Caldicott


475. The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know. —Michel Legrand


476. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell


477. “And we should, emphatically, remember that education isn’t just about what happens in schools and colleges.” ― Gary Thomas


478. “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two together.” —Scott Hayden


479. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” – Peter Drucker, American management consultant, educator, author


480. Change is the end result of all true learning. ―Leo Buscaglia


481. “You live and learn. At any rate, you live.”― Douglas Adams


482. “Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.”– Abigail Adams


483. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams


484. Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. —Anthony J. D’Angelo


485. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period.”


486. “The more you make it easy for your kids, the more you remove the struggle necessary for learning.”


487. Around here we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.


488. “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” —John Dewey


489. Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is. - William Glasser


490. “Education is something we have to keep pursuing day after day.” — Premier Brian Gallant


491. “We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” — Michelle Obama


492. “We are starting to see teachers using technology to improve the quality of the interactions they have with their students every day. It will still take time to find out which ideas will have the biggest impact, but it’s exciting to see the changes that are already happening.”


493. “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.”


494. The more you learn, the more you earn. —Warren Buffett


495. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained, and delighted.


496. “It has become clear everywhere that the schools we have today will not be able to provide opportunities for students to learn what is necessary in the future.” Pasi Sahlberg


497. “Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” —Peter Brougham


498. “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” ― Aristotle


499. “The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.”


500. “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” – Socrates


501. A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson. - John Henrik Clarke


502. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela


503. “We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.” — Peter De Vries


504. “The aim of education is the condition of suspended judgment on everything.”― George Santayana


505. “That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned.”


506. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson


507. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”


508. Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind. —Mahatma Gandhi


509. “If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.”


510. “The person who asks questions is more helpful than the person who offers advice.”


511. “What did you learn?” is always first and best question. —Oprah Winfrey


512. “What all good teachers have in common, however, is that they set high standards for their students and do not settle for anything less.” —Marva Collins


513. “All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners. Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they’re not learning, they’re not growing and not moving toward excellence.” – Denis Waitley


514. “Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students.” – Robin Williams


515. “I think you learn more if you’re laughing at the same time.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows


516. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. –Richard Branson


517. “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.” ― Mark Twain


518. Just not on the same day or in the same way.


519. I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. - Lily Tomlin


520. “The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”


521. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead


522. “Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.”– William Arthur Ward


523. “Education is learning what you didn’t know you didn’t know.” – George Boas


524. “We need women for peace, we need women for development… Commitments are good, action is better. Let us take action!”


525. You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. —Clay P. Bedford


526. “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.”


527. “By seeking and blundering we learn.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


528. “You may no longer be in school, but you must never stop learning. We need to be as smart as the white ghosts.”― Stacey Lee


529. “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 Montessori


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


531. “There is no failure. Only feedback.” – Robert Allen


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


533. “Learning is not compulsory… Neither is survival.” —W. Edwards Demin


534. May your coffee be strong and your students calm.


535. “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot


536. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela


537. “Education is a weapon, whose effects depend on who holds it in his hand and at whom it is aimed.” ― David Phillips


538. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”― Aristotle


539. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”


540. “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” — Theodore Roosevelt


541. “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” – Ignacio Estrada


542. Every child needs at least one adult …


543. “Education should not be a competition resulting in winners and losers. Education should be a competition against ignorance, and all should be encouraged to win.”


544. Even the genius asks questions. –Tupac Shakur


545. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”


546. Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. –George Evans


547. “The goal of education is to enable individuals to continue their education.”― John Dewey


548. “The highest result of education is tolerance.” – Hellen Keller


549. Nine tenths of education is encouragement. —Anatole France


550. “I am concerned about early marriage, early pregnancy, and [young girls in Kibera] having futures that are not what they want. I emphasise how important education is as the main instrument for their success.”


551. “Anyone who isn’t embarrassed by who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.” – Alain de Botton


552. “As long as you live, keep learning how to live.”


553. “We can no longer be a generation of bystanders. Join me in holding your leaders accountable for achieving the new SDGs. Failing is not an option. Education opens the doors to all kinds of opportunities.”


554. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ― Victor Hugo


555. “The result of the educative process is capacity for further education.” ― John Dewey


556. Every job has its ups and downs, but not every job can change a life.


557. I am still learning. —Michelangelo


558. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times; obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps; but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.”


559. “The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”


560. “Do not train children to learning by force and 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.”


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


562. “The learned man knows that he is ignorant.” – Victor Hugo


563. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch


564. Keep company mainly with teachers who uplift you.


565. “The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson


566. “Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.” – Claire Fagan


567. “Every individual should have the right to compete on an equal footing, with equal education and the basic resources required for the market.” — George P. Fletcher


568. “Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.” —Paulo Coelho


569. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. –Dr. Seuss


570. Change is the end result of all true learning. – Leo Buscaglia


571. “The learning process continues until the day you die.” – Kirk Douglas


572. “I’ve been given the amazing honour of delivering this #UpForSchool Petition, written to world leaders meeting at the UN this week. In this book there are 10 million signatures. We need the commitment of leaders around the world and we need them to put children’s education at the top of their agendas.”


573. “We must