Quotations about Education and Study Benefits

{YBA} Those children who love reading can learn so many things from the books they choose to read. The subjects aren’t limited. These books can include subject matters like those discussed in schools like biology, physics or chemistry. Even reading fiction has its benefits. Reading can open a child’s mind to different possibilities about life.

Although it would take an actual experience of things to be able to really learn from them, it cannot be denied that knowing about certain life situations ahead in fiction can make us think twice about possibly making such events happen in reality. When children read, they are exposed to different scenarios about life and somehow.

1. Chinese Saying
Learning is like rowing upstream, not to advance is to drop back.

2. J.P Richter
Education should bring to light the ideal of the individual.

3. Author Unknown
Education should consist of a series of enchantments, each raising the individual to a higher level of awareness, understanding, and kinship with all living things.

4. Diogenes Laetius
When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, ‘As much as the living are to the dead.’

5. Benjamin Disraeli
Upon the education of the people of this country, the fate of this country depends.

6. Aristotle
Education is the best provision for old age.

7. G.K. Chesterton
No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.

8. Bill Beattie
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think – rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.

9. Quotations
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

10. Albert Einstein
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

11. Franklin D. Roosevelt
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.

12. Author unknown, quoted in You Said a Mouthful, Ronald D. Fuchs, ed.
It’ll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers.

13. Author Unknown
An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life.

14. Robert G. Ingersoll
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

15. G.M. Trevelyan
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

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