Education Quotes

From my Association for Conflict Resolution Quarterly:

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. – James A. Garfield

It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. – Edith Hamilton

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

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. – Gail Godwin

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. – H.G. Wells

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks. – Charlotte Bronte

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One thought on “Education Quotes

  1. judithornot says:

    My favorite is that first one: “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost.” That was SO TRUE over the previous couple years in university. As it is true of life in general.

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