Education In America Quotes

Education In America Quotes by Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela, Theodore Roosevelt, Marian Wright Edelman, William Butler Yeats, Carl Jung and many others.

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
Abraham Lincoln
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Theodore Roosevelt
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Marian Wright Edelman
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Carl Jung
Ambitious and thought-provoking, Higher Education in America represents an informed and informative addition to ongoing debates at the national, state, and institutional levels about the aims higher education ought to aspire to and how best to achieve them.
David M. Brown
Education in the West, particularly higher education in America, has lost the ability to see the universe from very far away.
Charles Van Doren
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
Horace Mann
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
I know why the caged bird sings.
Maya Angelou
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren
Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.
Ronald Reagan
The public education movement has also been an anti-Christian movement…We can change education in America if you put Christian principles in and Christian pedagogy in. In three years, you would totally revolutionize education in America.
Pat Robertson
In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite.
Barack Obama
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
B. B. King