Quotes of Interest to Educate
Learn to listen; and listen to learn.
We know that nature is described by the best of all possible mathematics because God created it. Alexander Polyakov
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. Galileo
Education should convert the mind into a living fountain and not a reservoir.
John M. Mason
The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. Grayson Kirk
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
You can lead someone to knowledge, but you can’t make him think.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley
Nothing can be accomplished until we take the first step.
Our words and our deeds should speak the same language.
Society is improved one life at a time.
Neglect is all it takes to ruin a life.
Dedication is doing what you said you would do long after the mood you said it in has passed. Sean Davis
One of the biggest deceptions in life comes when someone thinks he knows everything. Chris Teske
You can get knowledge in college, but true wisdom comes from God.
Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light. Joseph Pulitzer
Sow the seeds of truth wherever you have opportunity. E. G. White
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. Epictetus
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn. Greek Proverb
Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am still learning. Michelangelo
Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle
The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. John Ruskin
A good teacher will lead the horse to water, an excellent teacher will make the horse thirsty first. Mario Cortes
Books can change the world.
…the test of communication is not what you as a teacher say, but what your students say; not what you think, but what they think; not what you feel, but what they feel; not what you’re doing, but what they’re doing.
Howard G. Hendricks
One new perception, one fresh thought, one act of surrender, one change of heart, one leap of faith, can change your life forever. Robert Holden
Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.
Treat personal praise for your accomplishments like you would perfume; sniff it, but don’t swallow it.
The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action. Herbert Spencer
Teaching children to count is not as important as teaching them what counts.
The term Absolute is the opposite of the term Relative.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it. Margaret Fuller
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. Heber Grant
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. Albert Einstein
Tis not knowing much, but what is useful, that makes a wise man.
The mind, the soul, is built up by that upon which it feeds; and it rests with us to determine upon what it shall be fed. E.G. White
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much. Walter Lippman
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him. John Morley
The best way to educate children is to spend quality time with them.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. Albert Einstein
Don’t believe everything you think. Chris Teske
Every great scientific truth goes through three states: First, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next they say it has been discovered before; lastly they say they always believed it. Louis Agassiz
Absence of proof is not proof of absence. William Cowper
A drug can be defined as a chemical that, when injected into an animal, produces a scientific paper. Tony Underwood
In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. Galileo Galilei
Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
Wernher von Braun
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. H.G. Wells
Teach your students to use what talents they have; the woods would be silent if no bird sang except those that sing best.
True education is not forcing of instruction on an unready and unreceptive mind. E.G. White
It is better to stir up a question without deciding it, than to decide it without stirring it up. Joseph Joubert
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. B.F. Skinner
Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do. Bertrand Russell
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was, By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant. John Abbott
Listen carefully and assume nothing. Catherine Devrye
… whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8