Purpose Of Education Quotes by Muriel Barbery, Sydney J. Harris, Dale Carnegie, John Mason Brown, Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert M. Hutchins and many others.
Civilization is the mastery of violence, the triumph, constantly challenged, over the aggressive nature of the primate. For primates we have been and primates we shall remain, however often we learn to find joy in a camellia on moss. This is the very purpose of education.
Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction.
It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts… it is to teach them to think.
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
[My mother] closed the school the next day [after a visit from Castro’s soldiers], because she knew that the purpose of education was the broadening and opening of children’s minds. And she couldn’t be a party to the systematic closing of minds, borders, freedoms and ideals.
The true purpose of education is to prepare young men and women for effective citizenship in a free form of government.
The purpose of education is to fit us for life in a civilised community, and it seems to follow from the subjects we study that the two most important things in civilised life are Art and Science.
The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
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.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. But education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals.