35 Modern Education Quotes On Success In Life

These modern education quotes will inspire you. Modern education teaches about the skills required today that is the skills of science and technology, the science of medical science, etc.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging modern education quotes, modern education sayings, and modern education proverbs.

Best Modern Education Quotes

  1. “Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” ~ John W. Gardner
  3. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  4. “Modern education is competitive, nationalistic and separative. It has trained the child to regard material values as of major importance, to believe that his nation is also of major importance and superior to other nations and peoples. The general level of world information is high but usually biased, influenced by national prejudices, serving to make us citizens of our nation but not of the world.” ~ Albert Einstein
  5. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” ~ Mark Van Doren

  6. “Modern education is premised strongly on materialistic values. It is vital that when educating our children’s brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts, a key element of which has to be the nurturing of our compassionate nature.” ~ Dalai Lama
  7. “It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  8. “Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories.” ~ Kofi Annan
  9. “One of the great tragedies of modern education is that most people are not taught to think critically. The majority of the world’s people, those of the West included, are taught to believe rather than to think. It’s much easier to believe than to think. People seldom think seriously about that which we are taught to believe, because we are all creatures of imitation and habit.” ~ Haki R. Madhubuti
  10. “I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.” ~ Dalai Lama

  11. “It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. It is a grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  12. “It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creatingfuture dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  13. “Truth be told, our modern education systems crush the very spirit they claim to instill.” ~ Matthew Kelly
  14. “Modern education too often covers the fingers with rings, and at the same time cuts the sinews at the wrist.” ~ John Sterling
  15. “Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  16. “Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development… For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right…. Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.” ~ Kofi Annan
  17. “The trouble with modern education is you never know how ignorant they are.” ~ Evelyn Waugh
  18. “The arts not only imbue our sense of sight, balance, movement, touch and hearing, they also lift our logical minds – the traditional focus of modern education – into the reaches of possibility, invention and genius.” ~ Eugene Schwartz
  19. “Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.” ~ John Ruskin
  20. “Modern education is like being taken to the world’s greatest restaurant & being forced to eat the menu.” ~ Murray Gell-Mann

  21. “The trouble with modern education is you never know how ignorant people are. With anyone over fifty you can be fairly confident what’s been taught and what’s been left out. But these young people have such an intelligent, knowledgeable surface, and then the crust suddenly breaks and you look down into depths of confusion you didn’t know existed.” ~ Evelyn Waugh
  22. “Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder-tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.” ~ L. Frank Baum
  23. “I do not approve of anything that tampers with natural ignorance. Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone. The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  24. “My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding.” ~ Dalai Lama
  25. “When Christianity is received, it stimulates the faculties, and calls forth new ideas, new motives and new sentiments. It has been the mother of all modern education” ~ James McCosh

  26. “We who preach the gospel must not think of ourselves as public relations agents sent to establish good will between Christ and the world. We must not imagine ourselves commissioned to make Christ acceptable to big business, the press, the world of sports or modern education. We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  27. “In part, it’s almost surely a failure of modern education, whether K through 12 or higher education, or really both. Barack Obama went to Ivy League institutions like Columbia, which are reputed to be among America’s top colleges. And yet, this very recent product of those American institutions is not publicly articulating an appreciation of the American founding or the founders and their vision for America.” ~ Paul Kengor
  28. “There are many reasons that universities in East Asia have not reached the positions that they had hoped for. After all, we must remember that modern East Asia did not begin with Confucius. In fact the experience of modern education in East Asia is relatively short and granted that time scale, many universities are doing fine.” ~ Henry Rosovsky
  29. “Look on education as something between the child’s soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child’s brain and the standardized test.” ~ Charlotte Mason

  30. “The theory of modern education is that you need a general education before you specialize. And I think to some extent, before you’re going to be a great stock picker, you need some general education.” ~ Charlie Munger
  31. “The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.” ~ Carter G. Woodson
  32. “It goes against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail and learning to be self-critical?” ~ Alan Perlis
  33. “Modern education develops the intellect and imparts skills, but does not promote qualities in any way.” ~ Sai Baba

  34. “I’d like to say a few words about one of the most popular concepts in the modern education–show and tell. Show and Tell is a device created by grammar schools to communicate family secrets to 32 other families before 9:15 am in the morning.” ~ Robert Orben
  35. “I began to read [Bible] as a critic, an in-house critic. So I got to a place where when I got to the university, I just couldn’t reconcile that book and some of its points of view with stuff I was learning in my academic career. And so then you have a choice: either you give up your academic career and close your mind and become a constant fundamentalist, or you give up your religion and become a citizen of the modern world and get a modern education, or just spend the rest of your life balancing the two things together, forcing them into a dialogue.” ~ John Shelby Spong

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