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10 Great Quotes About the Value of Education

As a student, do you sometimes wonder if all the effort is worth it? The seemingly endless studying? The tests? The papers? The long nights? The missed parties? What all that Red Bull must be doing to your central nervous system?

If you ever get discouraged about the time and money you’ve invested in your schooling, just think about what these well-known people have said about the value of education:’

Benjamin Franklin

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin

Nelson Mandela

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

Victor Hugo

“He who opens a school door closes a prison.” — Victor Hugo

George Washington Carver

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” — George Washington Carver


“The roots of education are bitter, the fruit is sweet.” — Aristotle

Alvin Toffler

“The illiterate of the future will not be the person who does not read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.” — Alvin Toffler

Sydney J. Harris

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” Sydney J. Harris

Jim Rohn

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. He needs education to turn him around.” — Jim Rohn

B.B. King

“The beautiful thing about learning is no one can take it away from you.” — B.B. King

The Talmud

“An educated man can never be poor.” — Jewish proverb

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