21 Inspirational Education Quotes for Students and Teachers

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

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Mark Twain

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe

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

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

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

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
Mark Twain

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
Wayne Dyer

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
Charles F. Kettering

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
Clay P. Bedford

“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.”
John W. Gardner

“Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.”
Chinese proverb

“To teach is to learn twice.”
Joseph Joubert

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”
James Baldwin

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.”
Roger Lewin

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

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

“Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.”
Lady Bird Johnson

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
Chinese proverb

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.”
Jim Rohn

Learning is easy and fun!

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