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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

- Albert Einstein

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. - C.S. Lewis

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper. - Robert Frost

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life - Plato

It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with factsit is to teach them to think. - Robert M. Hutchins

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all Aristotle

Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. - John Dewey

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. - Aristotle

Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced. - William Glasser Source(s):

The Importance of Education

The importance of education is quite clear. Education is the knowledge of putting one's potentials to maximum use. One can safely say that a human being is not in the proper sense till he is educated.

This importance of education is basically for two reasons. The first is that the training of a human mind is not complete without education. Education makes man a right thinker. It tells man how to think and how to make decision.

The second reason for the importance of education is that only through the attainment of education, man is enabled to receive information from the external world; to acquaint himself with past history and receive all necessary information regarding the present. Without education, man is as though in a closed room and with education he finds himself in a room with all its windows open towards outside world.

Generally, at the start of a very young age, children learn to develop and use their mental, moral and physical powers, which they acquire through various types of education. Education is commonly referred to as the process of learning and obtaining knowledge at school, in a form of formal education. However, the process of education does not only start when a child first attends school. Education begins at home. One does not only acquire knowledge from a teacher; one can learn and receive knowledge from a parent, family member and even an acquaintance. In almost all societies, attending school and receiving an education is extremely vital and necessary if one wants to achieve success.

However, unfortunately we have places in the world, where not everyone has an opportunity to receive this formal type of education. The opportunities that are offered are greatly limited. Sometimes there are not enough resources to provide schooling. Furthermore because parents need their children to help them work in factories, have odd jobs, or just do farm work.

Since it is not traditional, in some places, to receive a formal education, the one who receives an education is usually envied, praised and even admired by members of the community. Children sometimes look at other children with awe. Just the same way as one child might envy another because he got a new pair of sneakers, and wishes he could have too. There is a sense of admiration but at the same time there is a sense of jealousy as well. Seeing your peer do better than yourself causes some tension and jealousy because of the scarce opportunities available. As a child, it's hard to understand why there is a difference.

Learning subjects in school is not enough. One can learn history, math, science in school, and be "book-smart". In addition, one can learn how to live life by knowing what to say when, acting a certain way in certain situations and be "street-smart". These two types of knowledge are extremely essential to be successful in life. For example, you can have all the "book" knowledge in the world about a certain profession, but if you don't know how to behave with your co-workers and or your superiors, having "book" knowledge won't get you too far.

But no matter what, education is the key that allows people to move up in the world, seek better jobs, and ultimately succeed fully in life. Education is very important, and no one should be deprived of it.

Education is an important human activity. It was born with the birth of the human race and shall continue to function as long as the human race lives.

The importance of education may be summed up as under.

Highlights

1. An essential human virtue.

2. A necessity for society.

3. Important for integration of separate entities.

4. Gives significance of life.

5. Educated men are .superior. Aristotle

6. Sign of freedom. Epictetus

7. A controlling grace. Diogenes

8. Basis of good life.

1. An essential human virtue

Education is an essential human virtue. Man becomes 'man' through education. He is what education makes him. It has been rightly said that without education, man is a splendid slave, reasoning savage.

2. A necessity for society

Education is necessary for society. Education fashions and models man for society. Man cannot be conceived merely in terms of his biological existence. Education brings into focus the social aspect of man. Education signifies man's supreme position in society.

3. Important for the integration of separate entities

An individual is made up of different entities. Education brings about the integration of these separate entities.

4. Gives significance of life

Education teaches what man lives and struggles for. It cultivates an integrated life. By so doing, it gives significance of life.

5. Educated men are superior

Education is a sign of superiority. Aristotle wrote, "Educated men are as much superior to uneducated as the living are to the dead."

6. Sign of freedom

Education is a sign of freedom. Epictetus had declared, "Only the educated are free."

7. A controlling grace

Diogenes felt that "Education is a controlling grace to the young, consolation

to the old wealth to the poor and ornament to the rich."

8. Basis of good life

Education is an essential basis of good life. A man becomes a human being in the real sense when he is transformed from primarily an animal being into a human being.

In short, education is an essential concomitant of all human societies. "What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul", says Addison.

It is very easy to explain importance of education. No human beings are able to survive properly without education. By the means of education only ones potential can be used to maximum extent. Education tells men how to think, how to work properly, how to make decision. Through education only one can make separate identity. It is most important in life like our basic need foods, clothe and shelter. With the beginning we learnt how to interact with others, how to make friends because of education only. As I remember when my parents had enrolled my name in school not only I learnt the alphabets and numbers but also I made friends, interacted with them with teachers.

With further development you were faced with the sense of competition and desire and other such emotions and feelings, you also learnt to control these emotions and feelings. And also teaches how to act in different situations. Education is not just restricted to teaching a person the basic academics, say computers, mathematics, geography or history education is a much larger term.

If you want to find out the impact of education on any individuality, you

better do an intense observation to the ways of well-educated people and then compare them with an illiterate man. You would get a clear picture of the education and its accurate concept. Education is one of the important factors which formulate the persona of a person. Education is a productive and beneficial factor in a persons life. It is everyones right to get. The training of a human mind is not complete without education. Only because of education a man are able to receive information from the external humanity, to notify him with past and receive all essential information concerning the present.

When one travels around the world, one observes to what an extraordinary degree human nature is the same, whether in India or Australia, London, Europe or America. Conservative education makes independent thinking extremely complicated. If we are being educated merely to achieve distinction, to get a better job, to be more efficient, to have wider domination over others, then our lives will be shallow and empty. If we are being educated only to be scientists, to be scholars wedded to books, or specialists addicted to knowledge, then we shall be contributing to the destruction and misery of the world.

We may be highly educated, but if we are without meaningful combination of thought and feeling, our lives are incomplete and clashing. Education develops a meaningful outlook on life.

The individual are different but to accentuate the differences and to encourage the development of a definite type education is must.

Education is not just a matter of training the mind. Training makes for efficiency, but it does not bring about completeness. Knowledge and efficiency are necessary, which brings up by education.

Education should help us to discover lasting values; unfortunately, the present system of education is making us submissive, emotionless and deeply thoughtless. Systems, whether educational or political, are not changed without explanation; they are transformed when there is a fundamental change in

ourselves. The individual is of first importance, not the system; and as long as the individual does not understand the total process of himself, no system can bring order and peace to the world.

EDUCATION Education is essential for everyone. It is the level of education that helps people earn respect and recognition. In my opinion, it is indispensable part of life both personally and socially. However, the unequal standard of education is still a major problem that needs to be solved.

The importance of education is undeniable for every single person. It goes without saying that education has a positve effect on human life. All people need to study. Only with the advent of education can people gain knowledge and enlarge their view over the world. For example, learning by watching TV or reading books gives people a huge amount of information about anything they are interested in such as mathematics, current news, exchange rates, other countries' cultures and so on. Apparently, people may become more useful and civilzed if better educated. In areas where residents are not able to receive an appropriate education, life cannot be as thriving and properous as locations where there is a high standard for education.

Secondly, education plays such a rudimentary role on our society that we cannot even imagine a life without it. It is a determined element for the civilization of human society. Not only does It helps us develop healthy surroundings but it also generates an advance community. As a matter of fact, everything we create today is based on the knowledge that we obtain throughout our life by way of education. This assists scientists in inventing equipment and devices, resulting in a high technology nowadays. The more developed life becomes, the more necessary education is for everyone.

Although education has a significant influence on life, the average education is not the same in different areas. As a result, strategies are being made to resolve the problems. Without education, life would be disastous and

detrimental. Consequently, to this day, we are trying or best to make education global and accessible for everyone particularly the poor and the disabled. There are still some places where the inhabitants are almost completely uneducated, causing a serious lack of knowledge. Addtionally, every child should should be given equal opportunities to learn and study. Because the development of a country depends vastly on the standard of education, it must do everything in its power to improve it. Although the educational systems of different countries are not similar but they have to share a common goal which is to provide its citizens a suitable and proper learning.

In conclusion, edcation is absolutely beneficial for society on the whole. It is a life-long process to each person that need to be reinforced throughout life. However, we need education system that may eradicate illiteracy and may provide the common man an access not only to basic education but also to higher and technical education.

Education, is it really important? Yes. Education is really important to us. It is the knowledge of putting one's potentials to maximum use. We consider education as a very precious tool in life. It cannot be measured by money, fame and other things for we consider this as a key to success that disregards the stature in life and financial capabilities as long as theres the desire to achieve the goals we envision in life. One can safely say that a human being is not in the proper sense till he is educated. Without education people wouldnt have their high developed skills and talents that would help them become successful both in our careers, family in making right decisions in life and to become aware of our environment. Education is the only treasure that one keeps and that which nobody can take away us from. Every student can enjoy education if only we, as students, know how to balance our activities that would make it more interesting. Education plays a very important role to us, students. It is one of the most important keys to open the door of success and serves as a milestone to our way going to the top of our dreams. Education may be viewed as a process, a product or both. It is a lifelong process that includes both formal instruction

and a broad range of experiences. It is the result of the societys need to prepare its young minds for a future role. It is the natural process of growth. For some students, especially to young adults or teenagers, education is just a game. For them, it is just simply going to school sitting on their own chairs, taking down notes, listening to their teachers, answering the books and taking the exams. With the attitude bahala na, students enjoy school life as light as a feather. Some dont mind anymore of the consequence it will bring or what the results would be of the lax behavior they have whenever there are examination to be taken. Some others feel bored. They do not listen and just do what they want.

Look around us. Almost all of the things that we see are the effects of education. How could engineers plan to build such huge buildings carefully without learning all of those in school. How many of our jobseekers today are rejected of having jobs because of the lack of educational attainment although they have work experiences? Really, the future of our country lies in its educational system. There should be a guiding force that will push us to do good and realize that education is very important. So, how do we give importance to education? Study hard. Grab the opportunity to have better of it and view it as a gift. We must not ignore our parents efforts by wasting the hard-earned money they give us and pay for our fees in school, thus, ending up a mess without appreciating how lucky we are to have been enrolled in a private school of our parents choice. We should be thankful enough because we experience going to school compared to others who dont have anything in life. Lets change for the better and live our lives to the fullest. Let us all remember that only through the attainment of education, man is enabled to receive information from the external world; to acquaint himself with past history and receive all necessary information regarding the present. Without education, man is as though in a closed room and with education he finds himself in a room with all its windows open towards outside world.

MEANING The wealth of knowledge acquired by an individual after studying particular subject matters or experiencing life lessons that provide an understanding of something. Education requires instruction of some sort from an individual or composed literature. The most common forms of education result from years of schooling that incorporates studies of a variety of subjects. "Jamie knew the importance of an education, so she chose to go to a four-year university after graduating from high school."

Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability.