Top 10 Quotes About Education

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Students at Future Kids School in Kenya

1. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

2. “Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man.” – Horace Mann

3. “Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.” – George Evans

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

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

6. “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” Edward Everett

7. “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

8. “Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” – Plato

9. “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” – Rachel Carson

10. “Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.” – Henry Steele Commager

Why do you think education is important?  What inspires you?