Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Quotes about Education


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

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
~Albert Einstein
 
  The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
~Robert Maynard Hutchins
 
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects. ~Robert Maynard Hutchins
 
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~Aristotle
 
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
~Allan Bloom

What are some of your thoughts or favorite quotes on Education?

8 comments:

Deborah (Teach Preschool) said...

I love these! would you mind if I borrow them to share once in awhile on my FB page?

Dan Gurney said...

How about,

"An education should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable."

Bria Burton said...

Education is all these things and more! Thank goodness for solid people like you who love the Lord and are passionate about educating children.

Theresa Milstein said...

I love the Aristotle quote. I'm using it in my own classroom.

Barbra Stephens said...

@ Deborah
Of course I don't mind...

@ Dan
I really like that one, is it yours? Sounds like you...

Barbra Stephens said...

@ Bria
Awwwwe, thanks! I appreciate that.

@ Theresa
Hi Theresa, you always have awesome quotes on your blog...thanks! :)

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JDaniel4's Mom said...

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