There’s something about quotes! We find them motivating and inspiring.
Sometimes, the right quote at the right time might be just what you need to carry on in uncertain times.
So many famous people, writers, political figures and regular people have said some wise words at some point. We get to read a lot of inspirational educational quotes and lines while working here, at ODEM. We took some time and selected our favorite educational quotes that are meant to give you valuable advice, inspiration and motivation to learn more, improve your skills or learn new ones.
Enjoy these inspiring educational quotes and share them with the ones in need of a motivation boost.
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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela
“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” - Benjamin Franklin
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." - Malcolm X
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi.
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." - Albert Einstein
"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." - Anthony J. D'Angelo
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" - W. B. Yeats.
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." - John Dewey
"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, Jr.
"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence." - Abigail Adams
"If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people." - Confucius
“A man's mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” - Andy McIntyre
“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
“To teach is to learn twice.” - Joseph Joubert
“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
“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” - Mark Twain
"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
"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?" - Erich Fromm
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change." - Carl Rogers