This collection of education quotes was inspired by the following quote from William Butler Yeats:

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

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“May today bring you the joy that escaped from your reach yesterday; the focus to strive for a better tomorrow; the motivation to live victoriously today.” ~~ Janice Harris

Submitted by Janice Harris.


“Hardworking is a good attribute, but the pay off is determined by whether you are investing the great effort in the right place.” ~~ Wayne Chirisa

Submitted by Wayne Chirisa.


“Everyone has these two visions when they hold their child for the first time. The first is your child as an adult saying ‘I want to thank the Nobel Committee for this award.’ The other is ‘You want fries with that?'” ~~ Robin Williams