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The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. (Quote by - Robert M. Hutchins)

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

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. (Quote by - Grayson Kirk)

Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. (Quote by - Roger Lewin)

A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it. (Quote by - Brander Matthews)

That education is the most important of all professions is a message the public should hear and understand. And, as importantly, a message that our educators need to hear as well. (Quote by - Lowell Milken)

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. (Quote by - Richard Livingstone)

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. (Quote by - Al McGuire)

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

Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. (Quote by - Joseph Stalin)

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils. (Quote by - Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley)

It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. (Quote by - James Baldwin)

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement; this will better enable you to find out the natural bent of the child. (Quote by - Plato)

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. (Quote by - Alec Bourne)

Life at university, with its intellectual and inconclusive discussions at a postgraduate level is on the whole a bad training for the real world. Only men of very strong character surmount this handicap. (Quote by - Paul Chambers)

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Education, n. One of the few thing a fellow is willing to pay for and not get. (Quote by - Leonard L. Levinson)

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Those who trust us educate us. (Quote by - George Eliot)

The secret in education lies in respecting the student. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat. (Quote by - Martin H. Fischer)

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. (Quote by - Anatole France)

We learn simply by the exposure of living. Much that passes for education is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least. (Quote by - David P. Gardner)


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