Some Inspirational Quotes on Education Before Labor Day

I wanted to give everyone some quotes that will hopefully inspire you and also understand why it is so important to the future of our country that we reinvent our education system to regain our global competitiveness.  Enjoy them, and may you all have a relaxing, enjoyable Labor Day holiday weekend.


In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.
— Lee Iacocca


Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.
— Deborah Meier


Humourous:  In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made School Boards.
— Mark Twain


Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
— W. B. Yeats

The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
— Robert Maynard Hutchins


It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
— Alec Bourne

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
— Gail Godwin


Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.
— Abraham Lincoln


It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
— Albert Einstein

All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.
— John F. Kennedy


If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.

–Susan B. Anthony

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