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If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else. (Quote by - Cornelius Vanderbilt)

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. (Quote by - Anatole France)

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

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 - Sir William Haley)

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. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

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. (Quote by - Russell Baker)

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn... and change. (Quote by - Carl R. Rogers)

The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. Agustin Marissa E ducation is bitter but the fruit is sweet. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

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

More mony is put into prisons than into schools. That, in itself, is the description of a nation bent on suicide. I mean, what is more precious to us than our own children? We are going to build alot more prisons if we do not deal with the schools and their inequalities. (Quote by - Jonathan Kozol)

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. (Quote by - Henry Brooks Adams)

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

Education is a social process ... Education is growth.... Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. (Quote by - John Dewey)

Education is an admirable thing, but nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

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. (Quote by - Muriel Spark)

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts. (Quote by - Henry Adams)

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

Learning is finding out what you already know. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding. (Quote by - Ezra Pound)

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I pay the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys that educate my son. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little need of reform in our prisons. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, - the balance-wheel of the social machinery. (Quote by - Horace Mann)


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