Simple Stuff-Education

(Simple Stuff is simply a bunch of inspirational, motivational and other quotes meant to make you think, reflect, smile, even laugh a bit. Hopefully helpful, useful stuff….)

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

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. –Aristotle


My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.-Maya Angelou

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.-Walt Disney

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. –Malcolm Forbes

Change is the end result of all true learning. –Leo Buscaglia

Formal education is often too passive. We must engage our children and ourselves to actively participate and become more involved. – Tony Robbins


Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. –Ernest Dimnet

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. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education without action is often a waste. – Jim Frey

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. –Albert Einstein

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don’t believe the kids should be given homework. –Bill Cosby

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