Let these Inspirational Quotes About
Education Inspire YOU
Teachers do so much talking it
seems they should be the ones to offer an inspirational education
quote, not us. But, life being what it is, we're the ones doing
the offering, and rightly so, since it's the teachers themselves who
often prompt our inspirational quotes about education.
Do you remember your fourth grade
teacher? I do. Mr Marino. He drilled us in multiplication tables and encouraged us on the baseball diamond (especailly those who, like me, were among the last to be picked for either side). He even gave me my first ever nickname—Pepper.
In fact, I would wager that most of us
could name at least half our teachers, especially those in high school.
I often still bless the name of Mrs. Fowler, my 11th grade English teacher, when I know how to properly
punctuate a compound sentence.
But first, a school.
George Balanchine's response to being offered a ballet company of his
own. (He founded the New York City Ballet and the associated school.)
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into
Sydney J. Harris
An investment in knowledge always pays the best
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a
William Butler Yeats
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood
of the martyr.
I like to instruct
people. It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach
others—and less trouble.
inspirational quotes about education, see:
QUOTES—especially for the teachers in our lives.
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Samuels in the picture. Adrian Lester of Spokane, Washington, sent
in her picture, with the quotes on this page, in her honor. she
was Adrian's third grade teacher. Ms. Samuels: Welcome to
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