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10 Quotes To Spark Your Back to School Spirit

Back to school season is upon us and whether you’re a freshman entering high school, a senior finishing their last year of college, or a teacher, now is as good a time as any to re-energize your batteries! Here are 10 inspiring quotes on education that will spark your back to school spirit!

 

 


 

 

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

– Nelson Mandela

 

 

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”

– Thomas Paine

 

 

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

– Confucius

 

 

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”

– Malcom X

 

 

“Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.”

– Jane Austen

 

 

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.”

– Nikos Kazantzakis

 

 

“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.”

– Baruch Spinoza

 

 

“A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

“Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.”

– Anton Chekhov

 

 

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”

– Malala Yousafzai

 

 

 

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