14 of Our All-Time Favorite Classroom Quotes

  1. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats
  2. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  3. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  4. “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  6. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
  7. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey
  8. “The mediocre teacher says. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward
  9. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
  10. “Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.” – Mary McLeod Bethune
  11. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King
  12. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  13. “Teaching is a profession that creates all other professions.” – Unknown
  14. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

These quotes encompass the essence of education, inspiration, perseverance, and the impact teachers have on their students. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or simply someone who appreciates the value of education, these quotes remind us of the power of knowledge and the importance of lifelong learning.