Why is education so important

Why is education so important

The importance of education
The importance of education

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.
John Locke

The limits of my language means the limits of my world.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Joseph Stalin

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
John Ruskin

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
John Ruskin

Whom do I call educated? First, those who manage well the circumstances they encounter day by day. Next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all men, bearing easily and good naturedly what is offensive in others and being as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as is humanly possible to be… those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not ultimately overcome by their misfortunes… those who are not spoiled by their successes, who do not desert their true selves but hold their ground steadfastly as wise and sober – minded men.
Socrates

The reasons why education is so important
The reasons why education is so important

Why is education so important for living a good and useful life, watch these videos: all about learning and 5 main reasons why education is so important, but first of all remember what Aristotle use to say, that is: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” And then, last but not least, since it is very important for a good living to follow this old latin proverb: “mente sana, in corpore sano”, that is “healthy mind in healthy body”, you can watch these videos about good and easy food!


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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi

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


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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Confucius

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
Mark Twain


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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”
C.S. Lewis

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Leonardo da Vinci

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C.S. Lewis

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