On International Day of Education, here are a few quotes on why education is so important for people and for the society as a whole.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. – Andy McIntyre
A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read. – Mark Twain
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. – Sydney J. Harris
It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. – T.S. Eliot
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. – B. F. Skinner
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. – Malcolm Forbes
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. – John F. Kennedy
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
Which among these is your most favorite quotes? Have we missed out on any other inspiring quotes on education? Do let us know your views in the comments section below.