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Culture is "To know the best that has been said and thought in the world." (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; morals, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearsay of little children tends towards the formation of character. (Quote by - Hosea Ballou)

I am verily a man which am a Jew, born is Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. (Quote by - Bible)

Ask me my three priorities for Government, and I tell you: education, education and education. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

But to go to school in a summer morn, Oh, it drives all joy away! Under a cruel eye outworn, The little ones spend the day-- In sighing and dismay. (Quote by - William Blake)

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. (Quote by - William Blake)

Let the soldier be abroad if he will, he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage,--a personage less imposing in the eyes of some, perhaps insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad, and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier, in full military array. (Quote by - Lord Henry Peter Brougham)

Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers' ends. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with, the Mock Turtle replied, "and the different branches of Arithmetic--Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision." (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred. (Quote by - Cervantes)

To be in the weakest camp is to be in the strongest school. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth? (Quote by - Cicero)

How much a dunce that has been sent to roam Excels a dunce that has been kept at home. (Quote by - William Cowper)

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. (Quote by - Laertius Diogenes)

The Self-Educated are marked by stubborn peculiarities. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

By education most have been misled. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. (Quote by - John Dryden)

It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks. (Quote by - John Dryden)

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. (Quote by - John Dryden)

My definition of a University is Mark Hopkins at one end of a log and a student on the other. (Quote by - James Abram Garfield)

Impartially their talents scan, Just education forms the man. (Quote by - John Gay)

Of course everybody likes and respects self-made men. It is a great deal better to be made in that way than not to be made at all. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)

The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us; to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us. (Quote by - Mrs. Anna Jameson)


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