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Quality Education Quotes


"Education is preeminently a matter of quality, not amount." - Henry Ford

"American education will be determined by the quality of American public education, and that's public schools that are available." - Mark Shields

"We have the ability to provide quality education to every child on earth right now." - Adam Braun

"A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty." - Charles Rangel

"I am suggesting that quality in undergraduate education means giving students a perspective that is global." - Ernest L. Boyer

"Quality in education is what makes learning a pleasure and a joy." - Myron Tribus

"An athletic scholarship shouldn't be the best opportunity to receive a quality education." - Jalen Rose

"The best way to fight poverty is to empower people through access to quality education" - John Legend

"An athletic scholarship should' be the best opportunity to receive a quality education." - Jalen Rose

"Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education." - William Hazlitt

"In essence, the education department argues that the quality of the education children receive is irrelevant, as long as someone stands in front of the class." - Helen Zille

"I think the inconveniences of a segregated education are much greater than the inconveniences of busing students so that they can get an integrated quality education." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I do look upon the secretary of education's primary responsibility as the quality of education that - and improving the education that every child in American public schools receives." - Mark Shields

"It's about having a comprehensive vision that includes things like social supports while providing a high-quality education. It seems obvious, but when you look at schools that are really struggling, you don't see high-quality education." - Pedro Noguera

"Finally, education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity." - Horace Mann

"One of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high-quality early education." - Barack Obama

"I am impressed with the natural health programs at Nature Care College. Their dedication to quality education is truly inspiring." - Deepak Chopra

"One of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high-quality early education." - Barack Obama

"In America, your zip code or your socioeconomic status should never determine the quality of your education." - Arne Duncan

"I dream of a Digital India where quality education reaches the most inaccessible corners driven by Digital Learning." - Narendra Modi

"Education, education, education" - Tony Blair

"Thanks to quality education, Israel is one of the most advanced countries in the world .. Israel is advancing in high-tech even more than other developed countries." - Bill Gates

"Over-reliance on strictly economic justifications has already begun to hurt the quality and range of education at every level of American life." - Charles M. Vest

"High-quality education provided by MOOCs can be a significant factor in opening doors to opportunity-even among the college-educated." - Daphne Koller

"When we imagine the power of all our sisters standing together on the shoulders of a quality education - our joy knows no bounds." - Malala Yousafzai

"The educated man is the man who can do something. The quality of his work marks the degree of his education." - Ernest Hemingway

"If we want to end terrorism we need to bring quality education so we defeat the mindset of terrorism mentality and of hatred." - Malala Yousafzai

"Mexico is a pretty poor country, but they are maintaining a free, high quality public education system, not for everyone of course but pretty substantial." - Noam Chomsky

"GDP does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education, or the joy of their play" - Robert Kennedy

"Unless we improve our ability to provide a quality education for underprivileged kids, we're not going to really overcome in a massive way our past." - Condoleezza Rice

"[They were] quiet intelligent surreptitious beavering-away snobs, as most cultured middle-class people are, unless there is some positive quality of character or education' to stop them." - Iris Murdoch

"Education remains one of the black community's most enduring values. It is sustained by the belief that freedom and education go hand in hand, that learning and training are essential to economic quality and independence." - Marian Wright Edelman

"Speed is one of the great curses of modern civilization, obsession with speed leads to quantitative approach; we come to believe that more is better. This is very materialistic, we have to realize that it is the quality of life, quality of relationships, quality of food, medicine, education and everything else which matters." - Satish Kumar

"Education is a matter of the spirit. No wiser word has been said on the subject, and yet we persist in applying education from without. No one knoweth the things of the man except the spirit of man which is in him; therefore, there is no education but self-education, and as soon as a young child begins his education, he does so as a student. Our business is to give him mind stuff. Both quantity and quality are essential." - Charlotte Mason

"The quality of education today decides the tomorrow of Gujarat... Government may build schools, but the future can be built by the schools only. The key responsibility of building Gujarat's tomorrow thus lies with the schools." - Narendra Modi

"Whatever the intellectual quality of the education given our children, it is vital that it include elements of love and compassion, for nothing guarantees that knowledge alone will be truly useful to human beings." - Dalai Lama

"Most people believe that schools were good enough when they were children and that they are good enough now. But the dynamic growth of our system of education has spawned serious problems of educational quality." - Diane Ravitch

"Man is an imitative animal. This quality is the germ of all education in him. From his cradle to his grave he is learning to do what he sees others do." - Thomas Jefferson

"The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams" - Ed Markey

"If you will make a deliberate decision to develop a positive attitude toward opportunities and obstacles, you are on your way toward having what is the most important quality in education: the power of positive thinking." - Robert H Schuller

"One may reject such proposals as something that will hurt merit but the ground reality is students from such sections do not have the same access to quality education that rich students enjoy." - Uma Bharti

"Humanitys greatest advances are not in its discoveries, but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity. Whether through democracy, strong public education, quality health care, or broad economic opportunity, reducing inequity is the highest human achievement." - Bill Gates

"By changing our mindset and habits, we can actually dramatically change the course of life, improve intelligence, productivity, improve the quality of our lives, and improve every single education and business outcome." - Shawn Achor

"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose" - Barbara Boxer

"Education is no substitute for intelligence. That elusive quality is defined only in part by puzzle-solving ability. It is in the creation of new puzzles reflecting what your senses report that you round out the definitions." - Frank Herbert

"I focus on supporting high quality early childhood health care and education. By betting my resources on very young children, I know I'm making an investment that pays guaranteed dividends with a high rate of return." - J.B. Pritzker

"Belonging to humanity is a great thing for us, and I think the schools can do it. So I think we can look after the quality of education on the school even as we expand the availability of schooling." - Amartya Sen

"A poor child who receives high-quality early childhood development is 40 percent less likely to need special education, twice as likely to attend college and dramatically more likely to survive childhood." - Shakira

"A discourse for broad-based political change is crucial for developing a politics that speaks to a future that can provide sustainable jobs, decent health care, quality education and communities of solidarity and support for young people." - Henry Giroux

"Desire is the intangible quality that has more impact on success than talent, education, or IQ. You can't see desire, but you can feel its presence, and see its results in the lives of successful people." - Robert Fulghum

"The quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers." - Andreas Schleicher

"Education is a very empowering experience, so many people who went to school also managed to improve their quality of life much faster because they could get a job, they could get money. Once people see that you improve your life if you are educated, then education becomes a valuable tool and people want it." - Wangari Maathai

"I would like to dissolve the $10 billion national Department of Education created by President Carter and turn schools back to the local school districts, where we built the greatest public school system the world has ever seen. I think I can make a case that the decline in the quality of public education began when federal aid became federal interference." - Ronald Reagan

"Higher educating is defaulting on its obligations to offer young people a quality and broad-based education. This is true in part because the liberal arts and humanities have fallen out of favor in a culture that equates education with training." - Henry Giroux

"The one thing we can do is invest in the quality of education, especially higher education." - Ron Kind

"Quality questions create a quality life." - Tony Robbins

"In education, I'm going to try to find what works. One thing I want to do is improve the quality of teachers. There are a lot of people who want to go into teaching; it's fundamentally a very fulfilling profession. But people don't feel they have financial support. We pay starting teachers in particular too little to attract the quality people that we need. I want to make it easier for good people who want to go into teaching to do that." - Charles Schumer

"Quality requires your Presence." - Eckhart Tolle

"We had early on women having the right to vote, then women in the workforce during WWII, just going back in history, and then we had the higher education of women, and then women more fully participating in the economy and in business, the professions, education, you name the subject... but the missing link has always been: is there quality, affordable healthcare for all women, regardless of what their family situation might be?" - Nancy Pelosi

"Education is huge for me. I went to public school until I turned thirteen, and was lucky enough to afford college once I became successful as an actress. I cannot believe that quality education costs as much as it does in this country. Ghetto Film School is a remarkable public high school in New York City where students get to learn to express themselves through filmmaking, and have hands-on access to equipment." - Julia Stiles

"Zip codes might be great for sorting mail, but they should not determine the quality of a child s education or success in the future workforce," said Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia. "With common standards and assessments, students, parents, and teachers will have a clear, consistent understanding of the skills necessary for students to succeed after high school and compete with peers across the state line and across the ocean." - Bob Wise

"There are so many people around the world in need of high-quality education and really starving for education." - Daphne Koller

"Education reform has as its main purpose to make sure that the education delivered is of quality." - Enrique Pena Nieto

"An education without a Bible education is no education." - Clive James

"Education is the only solution. Education first." - Malala Yousafzai

"There is no education but self-education." - Charlotte Mason

"The international community cannot accept that whole communities are marginalized because of the color of their skin. People of African descent are among those most affected by racism. Too often, they face denial of basic rights such as access to quality health services and education. Such fundamental wrongs have a long and terrible history." - Ban Ki-moon

"The Negro has no room to make any substantial compromises because his store of advantages is too small. He must press unrelentingly for quality, integrated education or his whole drive for freedom will be undermined by the absence of a most vital and indispensable element - learning." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"One classical role of the pulpit in Protestantism has been to 'preach sermons' which imply indoctrination more than education. Within this from of communication, there is an inherent, intrinsic inclination to intimidate, manipulate, and, hence, offend the person's most prized quality of humanness - his dignity." - Robert H Schuller

"An important measure of our true commitment to environmental quality is our dedication to protecting the wilderness and its inhabitants. We must recognize their ecological significance and preserve them as sources of inspiration and education. And we need them as places of quiet refuge and reflection." - Richard M. Nixon

"Virtually every subject is most effectively learned directly from the greatest thinkers, historians, artists, philosophers, scientists, prophets and their original works. Great works inspire greatness. Mediocre or poor works inspire mediocre or poor learning. The great accomplishments of humanity are the key to quality education." - Oliver DeMille

"In the past, there has been a stigma surrounding community colleges, where they were seen as a less viable option because they are not four-year universities. I know differently and so do the millions of people across the country who have received an affordable, quality higher education at community college." - Jill Biden

"A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential." - Audrey Hepburn

"Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message." - Charles M. Vest

"We have taken a major step forward in providing a new high quality education facility at Longbridge. Not only will the new Bournville College shape Birmingham's learning environment, it will also form the first phase of the new Longbridge town centre and, therefore, represents a milestone in a new future for Longbridge." - Mike Murray

"Citizenship has not delivered Indigenous Australians the same quality of life other Australians expect. Basic human rights involve health, housing, education, employment, economic opportunity, and equality before the law, and respect for cultural identity and cultural diversity. These human rights must be capable of being enjoyed otherwise they are empty gestures." - Jackie Huggins

"The gross national product includes air pollution and advertising for cigarettes, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. It counts special locks for our doors, and jails for the people who break them ... It does not allow for the health of our families, the quality of thier education, or the joy of their play." - Robert Kennedy

"Suddenly creativity is the popular goal. Ironically, a quality dissonant with our conventional education process is greatly in demand in adults - and those who survive the system without losing their creative integrity are richly rewarded. The magic word in a book's title almost ensures sales: Creative Stitchery, Creative Cookery, Creative Gardening. ... Perhaps we are trying to develop something that was innately ours." - Marilyn Ferguson

"The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind." - Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned

"In 2011, after spending a couple of years working at Google, I decided that I wanted to dedicate myself to helping to transform education. I was particularly inspired by my upbringing in Guatemala, a poor country where high-quality educational opportunities are limited to those who have money." - Luis Von Ahn

"Education of course is a very empowering experience, so many people who went to school also managed to improve their quality of life much faster because they could get a job, they could get money, and with money you could buy things that you cannot buy if you don't have money." - Wangari Maathai

"The goal of my philanthropic work has always been to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her potential. That means our work won't be done until every child has access to quality education from early childhood to adulthood." - Shakira

"With just a little education and practice on how to manage your emotions, you can move into a new experience of life so rewarding that you will be motivated to keep on managing your emotional nature in order to sustain it. The payoff is delicious in terms of improved quality of life." - Doc Childre

"We've got some great big problems in our world. We have to figure out how to feed 10 billion people. Too many people can't access clean water, quality healthcare, and reasonable education. We have to figure out what to do about climate change, income inequality, and more. Innovators need to rise to the challenge!" - Scott D. Anthony

"Charity should be self-sustainable. That is, it should create more wealth rather than perpetuating the cycle of poverty and dependence. In this sense, the best form of charity would be providing quality education for children and more importantly, building a good character in them." - Ravi Shankar (spiritual leader)

"Family life may be marked by exclusiveness,suspicion, and jealousy as to those without, and yet be a model of amity and mutual aid within. Any education given by a group tends to socialize its members, but the quality and value of the socialization depends on the habits and aims of the group." - John Dewey

"I would hope that people would feel that they achieved a greater opportunity in life living here in California than they had prior to when we came in. That they had a better opportunity of getting better education.That they had a better opportunity of getting a job once they had an education or training. And that overall, that their quality of life had improved." - George Deukmejian

"A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty." - Charles B Rangel

"Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education." - Bill Frist

"Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies." - Desmond Tutu

"Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked." - Jon Huntsman Jr

"Education is soul crafting." - Cornel West

"Education is understanding relationships." - George Washington Carver

"Empathy before education." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Education must precede motivation." - Jim Rohn

"Labor is God's education." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Education is life itself." - John Dewey

"Education is not filling" - William Butler Yeats

"Education is imposed ignorance." - Noam Chomsky

"Fear is priceless education." - Lance Armstrong

"Education is a treasure." - Petronius

"A high quality life starts with a high quality you!" - Cheryl Richardson

"To radiate any quality, that quality must be within yourself." - Emmet Fox

"A genuine quality of life comes from consistent, quality questions." - Tony Robbins

"The quality of expectations determines the quality of our action." - Andre Godin

"Good quality is cheap; it's poor quality that is expensive." - Joe L. Griffith

"Endurance is the crowning quality..." - James Russell Lowell

"Grace is a feminine quality." - Rajneesh

"Make no compromise in quality." - Henry E. Steinway

"Quality brands never go bankrupt." - Richard Branson

"Quality starts in the boardroom." - W Edwards Deming

"Quality, service, cleanliness, and value." - Steve Ross

"Quanity has it's own quality." - Joseph Stalin


"What has happened to Africa is very severe. We are talking about the collapse of this and the collapse of that, of good government, of the economy particularly. And this has hit education badly. The news you get from the universities in Nigeria is often appalling. I don't think a lot of it gets out. There is the obsession with cults and all kinds of dreadful things going on and all this is taking its toll and it is not surprising that quality of students and graduates who come out is not good. It will not be surprising if this shows in the quality of work they do." - Chinua Achebe

"We're not going to give tax breaks to billionaires and then cut back on the needs of our elderly or poor or kids or education. We're not going to privatize Social Security - in fact, we're going to strengthen it. We're going to provide quality education for every kid in America, from preschool through college. We have to take on these corporate leaders who are selling out the American people, whose allegiance is now much more to China than it is to the United States. If we have the courage to take these people on, I think we can overwhelm George W. Bush and his friends." - Bernie Sanders

"We're foolish if we think we're going to end mass incarceration unless we are willing to deal with the reality that huge percentages of poor people are going to remain jobless, locked out of the mainstream economy, unless and until they have a quality education that prepares them well for the new economy. There has got to be much more collaboration between the two movements and a greater appreciation for the work of the advocates in each community. It's got to be a movement that's about education, not incarceration - about jobs, not jails." - Michelle Alexander

"Imagine if you had genuine, high-quality early-childhood education for every child, and suddenly every black child in America - but also every poor white child or Latino [child], but just stick with every black child in America - is getting a really good education. And they're graduating from high school at the same rates that whites are, and they are going to college at the same rates that whites are, and they are able to afford college at the same rates because the government has universal programs. So now they're all graduating." - Barack Obama

"You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"I believe we need a national amendment which will guarantee every child in America the promise of not just an equal education but a high-quality equal education." - Jonathan Kozol

"In Mexico, a poor country, higher education is of quite good quality - and is free. Ten years ago the government tried to impose small fees. There was a national student strike and the government backed down. High tuition is not an economic necessity, as is easy to show, but a debt trap is a good technique of indoctrination and control. And resisting this makes good sense." - Noam Chomsky

"Self-disciplin e is the key to personal greatness. It is the magic quality that opens all doors for you, and makes everything else possible. With self-discipline , the average person can rise as far and as fast as his talents and intelligence can take him. But without self-discipline , a person with every blessing of background, education and opportunity will seldom rise above mediocrity." - Brian Tracy

"Organizations have to come to grips with the fact that tests of adaptive capability aren't always pleasant. Learning can be a powerful emotional event, and organizations have to be cognizant of that. They must understand that those who complete high-quality executive education programs are going to see the organization with fresh eyes after they return. Those who re-enter the workplace filled with new enthusiasm and new ideas often find a chilly response on the part of their supervisors." - Warren G. Bennis

"There's a side to reality TV that is part education, as well. I've seen that since doing "MasterChef Junior," in terms of the effect it has on the confidence given these young kids from 8 to 13, a quality life skill. Even if they never pursue cooking as a job or a career, just learning how to cook for yourself sets you up in a good place." - Gordon Ramsay

"The environment in Canada is much more conducive to doing critical work, though Canada has its own set of problems, but nothing like those emerging in the United States. Unlike Penn State which was a huge recipient of Pentagon funds, and was hostile to any criticism of its connection to the military and intelligence services, McMaster is a very open university that takes its commitment to a quality education and function as a democratic sphere very seriously." - Henry Giroux

"We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy." - Bob Taft

"We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America." - Dan Quayle

"Access to quality education has enabled me to reach far beyond the Bangladeshi village I grew up in." - Muhammad Yunus

"When women earn more, families are stronger, and children have better access to quality health care and education." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced." - William Glasser

"As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education." - Sue Kelly

"Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations." - Ron Lewis

"Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity." - Horace Mann

"A considerable share of the world's population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care." - Vladimir Putin

"Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education, and the most common among the uneducated." - William Hazlitt

"We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond." - Jim Jeffords

"The essence of education is the education of the body." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Not all schooling is education nor all education, schooling." - Milton Friedman

"Education is education, be it verbal or written." - Aamir Khan

"The education of attention would be an education par excellence" - William James

"Education is very important. I think I understand education." - Donald Trump

"Education forms the common mind." - Alexander Pope

"Nature is stronger than education." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Education doesn't make you smarter." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Philippine education is in crisis" - Florencio Abad

"Education is an admirable thing." - Oscar Wilde

"Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself." - John Dewey

"Education must start from birth." - Maria Montessori

"Regarding sex education: no secrets!" - Albert Einstein

"Education is inoculation against disruption." - Robin S. Sharma



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