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Importance of Education

According to a saying “Reading makes a mind beautiful, writing makes a man organized.” And if someone asks what reading, writing make together, it stands for Education. In other words, we can say that education makes us complete, accurate and worldly wise. No one is complete without education. Thus we can confidently say that education is necessary for all-round development of the personality of a human. He cannot hope for success, name, fame and prosperity in life without it. Even a nation would fail to progress, if its citizens fail to have the benefits of education. H.L. Wayland has correctly said, “For the success of any democracy, education is a must”. A country with illiterate ministers voted to power by illiterate people. But there are many people who downgrade the value of education and say that it has never benefited anyone. Agriculture, medicine, etc. and all other areas have become so competitive that no one can take up any job without being educated. An educated man will never find himself in the middle of any difficulty. His brain, developed by serious - thinking during his academic years, will definitely find a solution to the problem that he is facing. This is what education prepares us for. And most of all, education gives us not only the mental but also physical strength necessary to face any challenges of life with ease. An illiterate person will just sit, leaving result to chance or fate if he faces any problems. He ultimately depends on others. Earlier farmers in India who were not educated, were cheated out of their land and willingly suffered exploitation and injustice only because they had no education. Women in India had been dominated and ill-treated only because they had no education. But now having been educated to a some extent, the old situation has started changing. They are not dependent on others, nor do they silently submit to whatever cruelty is meted out to them. Thus, explaining the importance of...
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