Sathya Sai Baba quotes on Education
Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Education. Education confers humility, endows one with the authority to command, that will entitle one to affluence.
Education confers humility, endows one with the authority to command, that will entitle one to affluence. With the help of charity and compassion this affluence can be made fruitful, and by this means, happiness in this world and peace in the next can be won.
The father, the mother and the teacher are the three primarily responsible for moulding the future of the country.
Wisdom flashes like lightening amidst the clouds of the inner sky; one has to foster the flash, and preserve the light. That is the true sign of the ‘educated’ person.
Education is not acquisition of burdensome information regarding objects and men. It is the awareness of the immortal spirit within,, which is the spring of joy, peace and courage.
College education gives you the chance to earn money and live thereupon. But, umless it destroys certain illusions that are nourished by the common level of mankind, your lives will not be happy.
Character is the most precious gift of education.
You are not educated if all you have achieved is the study of ten books.
A college which does not confer the knowledge of the Spiritual Reality to the students who are engaged in the pursuit of various material studies, is as barren as the sky without the moon, or a heart without peace, or a nation without reference to law.
Education must open the eyes and enable them to recognise the One behind the many.
Education must promote peace, security and happiness.
Education has to be welcomed as a Spiritual Practice for the establishment of Peace in the individual heart as well as in society including the human commonwealth.
The sign of a person who has had an education is ‘good manners.
The objective of education should be impressed on the children’s minds. The academic education of today is shallow and useless because it has no value orientation.
Education should ennoble the students, but instead it is debasing them. Instead of shaping the young into diamonds, it is turning them into coals. It is not bringing transformation in them, It is not bestowing wisdom.
There is no use if knowledge grows while desires multiply. It makes one a hero in words and a zero in action.
Education should serve to enlarge the vision and broaden the outlook of the people.
What the head thinks, should be examined critically in the heart and this right decision should be carried out by the hands. This should be the primary product of the educational process.
What is necessary is not EHV, but 3-HV: (Head-Heart-and Hands). The hands should carry out what the heart and approved of the ideas emanated from the head.
Education must award self-confidence, the courage to depend on one’s own strength.
The end of knowledge is wisdom
The end of culture is perfection
The end of wisdom is freedom
The end of education is character. And character consists of eagerness to renounce one’s selfish greed.
The universe is a great university.
It is essential to practice spiritual disciplines along with academic studies.
Most people thing that the purpose of education is to acquire a degree, a qualification. So what is this degree of B.A.? B.A.+D (D stands for degree) becomes BAD, and if you are more qualified you are M.A.+D = MAD!
Unless knowledge is transformed into wisdom, and wisdom is expressed in character; education is a wasteful process.
The education system today makes and educated person selfish. It makes that person a slave to the senses and as a consequence the person forgets their own divine nature.
Education has to endow you with an eagerness to surrender.
Unity of minds, natural love and co-operation, are the qualities we have to develop today. Education is not for securing university degrees.
Education has to cultivate humility and discipline, but today it is yielding a harvest of pride and envy.
The learned man’s life itself shines as the message for mankind.
The nation can prosper and be happy only when education develops in an atmosphere of Truth, Love and Reverence.
Real education should enable one to utilise the knowledge one has acquired to meet the challenges of life and to make all human beings happy as far as possible.
Education does not mean the imparting of verbal knowledge alone.
Humility, reverence, compassion, forbearance, sacrifice and self-control are the qualities that reveal the outcome of the true education.
Science without discrimination
Human existence without discipline
Friendship without gratitude
Music without melody
A society without morality and justice
Cannot be of benefit to the people.
Education today does not impart to the students the capacity or grit to face the challenges of daily life. The educational field has become the playing ground of ignorance.
True knowledge is that which establishes harmony and synthesis between ience on the one hand and spirituality and ethics on the other.
Modern education develops the intellect and imparts skills, but does not promote qualities in any way.
Education today is a process of filling the mind with the contents of books, emptying the contents in the examination hall and returning empty-headed.
True education consists in the cultivation of the heart.
The cultivation of Love is the greatest need today.
Learning to earn a living is only half the job. The other half is to make life worthwhile and meaningful.
Education must assume full responsibility to enter the moral and spiritual lives of pupils.
True beauty lies in true education.
Not living for food, but living for the sake of an ideal, that is the goal of education,
Education must be orientated towards the attainment of character for leading clean simple lives.
What the world needs today is neither a new order, a new education, a new system, a new society nor a new religion. The remedy lies in a mind and a heart filled with holiness.
The ideal of service and the urge to practice it form the very heart of education.
Pure love is the chief manifestation of education.