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30 Quotes on Education That Will Inspire You to Learn Something New

Education can open up a door to a whole new universe. For some of the most famous figures in history like Einstien, Oprah, and Jefferson, it led them to accomplish their achievements and make a name for themselves. Sure to inspire any student, teacher, or even parent, here is what the three of them and many more have to say on the power of education:

1. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein

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

3. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” –Zig Ziglar

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

5. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.” –Carl Rogers

6. “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

7. “We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” –Lloyd Alexander

8. “If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” –Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

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

11. “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” –Dorothy Parker

12. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” –Thomas Jefferson

13. “Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” –Bruce Lee

14. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” –Albert Einstein

15. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” –Zig Ziglar

16. “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.” –Jim Rohn

17. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” –Alexandra K. Trenfor

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

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

20. “The person who asks questions is more helpful than the person who offers advice.” –James Clear

21. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” –Aristotle

22. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” –William James

23. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” –Leo Buscaglia

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

25. “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

26. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.“ –Jim Rohn

27. “When you educate one person you can change a life, when you educate many you can change the world.” –Shai Reshef

28. “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.” –Michel Legrand

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

30. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” –Oprah Winfrey

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Jonathan is the VP Growth at TutorOcean. Jonathan previously worked at Klipfolio, Invest Ottawa, Irdeto and IBM. Jonathan is also the Co-Founder of STEAM Foundation who successfully launched a Kids Coding Camp helping inspire students early in their educational development. Jonathan is also an active startup advisor, giving back to help the next generation of entrepreneurs. Feel free to reach out on LinkedIn.

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