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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“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~~ John F. Kennedy

 

“Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” ~~ Ayn Rand

 

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” ~~ Roald Dahl

 

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore, from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling