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Education"Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage."Addison, Joseph
Education"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Aristotle, 
Education"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."Aristotle, 
Education"If a man is a fool, you don't train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous."Bagley, Desmond
Education"An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong."Baker, Russell
Education"I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education."Bankhead, Tallulah
Education"The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men."Beattie, Bill
Education"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."Bierce, Ambrose
Education"Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding."Bierce, Ambrose
Education"I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance."Blades, Reuben
Education"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."Boorstin, Daniel J.
Education"One attraction of Latin is that you can immerse yourself in the poems of Horace and Catullus without fretting over how to say, "Have a nice day.""Brodie, Peter
Education"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."Butler Yeats, William
Education"What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books."Carlyle, Thomas
Education"No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete."Chesterton, Gilbert K.
Education"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another."Chesterton, Gilbert K.
Education"The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions."Creighton, Bishop Mandell
Education"When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course."Drucker, Peter F.
Education"Education is the transmission of civilization."Durant, Will
Education"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."Durant, Will
Education"We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Education"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."Everett, Edward
Education"Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both."Flexner, Abraham
Education"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."Forbes, Malcolm S.
Education"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."France, Anatole
Education"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"Fromm, Erich
Education"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."Frost, Robert
Education"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."Gardner, John W.
Education"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre."Godwin, Gail
Education"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."Goldman, Emma
Education"The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving."Green, Russell
Education"Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it."Haley, William
Education"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."Harris, Sydney J.
Education"If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world."Heine, Heinrich
Education"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."Hugo, Victor
Education"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."Hutchins, Robert M.
Education"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense."Ingersoll, Robert Green
Education"The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life; the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure."Kirk, Grayson
Education"Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve."Lewin, Roger
Education"There is no virtue in being uncritical; nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics."Livingstone, Richard
Education"A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it."Matthews, Brander
Education"I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated."McGuire, Al
Education"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!"McIntyre, Andy
Education"To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks."Milne, A. A.
Education"I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly."Montaigne, Michel de
Education"Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding."Pound, Ezra
Education"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life."Renan, Ernest
Education"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn... and change."Rogers, Carl R.
Education"There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in."Rogers, Will
Education"The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living."Rogers, Will
Education"The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas."Santayana, George
Education"Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated."Savage, Robert C.
Education"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."Skinner, B. F.
Education"To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion."Spark, Muriel
Education"What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook."Thoreau, Henry David
Education"Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading."Trevelyan, G. M.
Education"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards."Twain, Mark
Education"If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else."Vanderbilt, Cornelius
Education"Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence."Wiggam, Albert Edward
Education"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Wilde, Oscar
Education"They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. It is not the same thing."Yates, Richard


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