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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)

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance! (Quote by - Andy McIntyre)

No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

The most direct and enduring way to reach the mind and imagination of the learner is through the mind, imagination and character of the outstanding teacher. (Quote by - Lowell Milken)

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. (Quote by - Bishop Mandell Creighton)

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. (Quote by - Peter F. Drucker)

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. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. (Quote by - Edward Everett)

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. (Quote by - Abraham Flexner)

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. (Quote by - Malcolm S. Forbes)

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. (Quote by - Anatole France)

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

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. (Quote by - John W. Gardner)

Good teachers are to education what education is to all other professions—the indispensable element, the sunlight and oxygen, the foundation on which everything else is built. (Quote by - Lowell Milken)

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. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

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. (Quote by - William Haley)

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. (Quote by - Sydney J. Harris)

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)


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