Who does not love a good quote? The best sayings often become adages that express the morals, and values of our culture. For example, take these great educational quotes. These quotes about education emphasize the value of experience to our culture. Oscar Wilde once said that, “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” The Poet William Butler Yeats emphasized again that experience is more important the memorization, saying “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” And John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. The infamous father of Nihilism, Friedrich Nietzsche said also that, “The doer alone learneth.” The last of my favorite quotes on education came from Cornelius Vanderbilt. He said that “If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.” What are some of your own favorite quotes on education? What educational quotes did you always hear growing up or around the classroom? Please share what some of your own favorite quotes on education were in the comments. I would love to see what education quotes you readers cherish.
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