10 Inspiring Education Quotes

We picked out some of our favorite and more inspiring quotes about education From Ben Franklin to Gandhi, everyone some insight to lend us.

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

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
John Dewey

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
Walter Cronkite

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Margaret Mead

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
Plutarch

“I’m more interested in arousing enthusiasm in kids than in teaching the facts. The facts may change but that enthusiasm for exploring the world will remain with them the rest of their lives”
Seymour Simon

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays  young.”
Henry Ford