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Top 70 educational quotes for students to get energized and inspired

Top 70 educational quotes for students to get energized and inspired

Education is one the most important things in life. However, in this online era, students find it hard to stay focused so following are some of the best inspirational educational quotes to give students some motivation.

1. Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. 一 Albert Einstein.

2. The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. 一 Dr. Seuss

3. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. 一 Mahatma Gandhi

4. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. 一 Robert Frost

5. Education is the movement from darkness to light. 一 Allan Bloom

6. The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. 一 Diogenes

7. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world 一 Nelson Mandela


8. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. 一 Malcom X


9. 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. 一 Mark Twain

10. Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour. 一 Helen Keller

11. Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. 一 David M. Burns

12. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. 一 John R. Wooden

13. If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. 一Ludwig Wittgenstein

14. We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. 一 John Newton

15. They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace. 一 Malala Yousafzai
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16. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.一 Thomas Jefferson

17. Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students. 一 Robin Williams

18. Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning. 一 Bruce Lee

19. As long as you live, keep learning how to live. 一 Seneca

20. The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. 一 Baruch Spinoza


21. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. 一 Og Mandino

22. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. 一 Albert Einstein

23. If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. 一 Nora Roberts

24. The ideal school would teach health, wealth, and happiness. It‘d be free, self-paced, and available to all. It‘d show opposing ideas and students would self-verify the truth. No grades, no tests, no diplomas – just learning. Actually, you’re already here. Careful who you follow. 一 Naval Ravikant

25. 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. 一 Charles F. Kettering

26. Remember that failure is an event, not a person. 一 Zig Ziglar

27. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. 一 Jim Rohn

28. Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every educated person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty. 一 Kathleen Blanco

29. Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” 一 Martin Luther King Jr.

30. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. 一 Nelson Mandela
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31. I agree that a love of reading is a great gift for a parent to pass on to his or her child. 一 Ann Brashares

32. Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. 一 Walter Cronkite

33. Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education. 一 John Hersey

34. Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. 一 Marian Wright Edelman

35. Every artist was at first an amateur. 一 Ralph W. Emerson

36. Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. 一 Mark Twain

37. All men by nature desire to know. 一 Aristotle

38. I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. 一 Alexander the Great

39. Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward. 一 George Weah

40. Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. 一 Chanakya

41. A good education is a foundation for a better future. 一 Elizabeth Warren

42. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. 一 Jim Rohn

43. Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference. 一 Claire Fagin

44. A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage. 一 Anne Bishop

45. Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known. 一 Frank Herbert

46. I don’t want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban. 一 Malala Yousafzai

47. The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth. 一 Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

48. With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism. 一 Malala Yousafzai

49. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. 一 Confucius

50. Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. 一 Roy T. Bennett

51. 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. 一 Jim Rohn

52. The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you. 一 B.B. King

53. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. 一 Henry Ford


54. You learn something every day if you pay attention. 一 Ray LeBlond

55. One learns by doing a thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. 一 Sophocles

56. All things good to know are difficult to learn. 一 Greek proverb

57. The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead. 一 Aristotle

58. Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace. 一 Confucius

59. The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives. 一 Malala Yousafzai

60. When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous. 一 Michelle Obama

61. It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well. 一 Rene Descartes

62. Nothing is more powerful and liberating than knowledge. 一 William H. Gray III

63. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. 一 Confucius

64. The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves. 一 Joseph Campbell

65. Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. 一 Margaret Mead

66. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. 一 C. S. Lewis

67. Learning never exhausts the mind. 一 Leonardo Da Vinci

68. A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. 一 Helen Keller

69. Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. 一 Euripides

70. Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will. 一 Vernon Howard

Now that we are done talking about quotations, one can definitely understand that education has a lot of importance in our lives and has a great impact on our community as well. In this modern era, while everything is online due to the ongoing pandemic, such quotes by influential role models can definitely boost up the morale of students.

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