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

The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people. (Quote by - William John Bennett)

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

History is philosophy teaching by examples. (Quote by - Henry St. John Bolingbroke)

Seek to delight, that they may mend mankind. And, while they captivate, inform the mind. (Quote by - William Cowper)

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. (Quote by - Socrates)

The trainer trains the docile horse to turn, with his sensitive neck, whichever way the rider indicates. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny. (Quote by - Norman Cousins)

What experience and history teach is this - that nations and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted upon any lessons they might have drawn from it. (Quote by - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel)

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. (Quote by - Mark van Doren)

Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach. (Quote by - William Ellery Channing)

What did you ask at school today? (Quote by - Richard Fenyman)

The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. (Quote by - Dorothea Lange)

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others. (Quote by - Confucius)

My mother would say it is literally ghost writers who come to me. (Quote by - Amy Tan)

I put the relation of a fine teacher to a student just below the relation of a mother to a son. (Quote by - Thomas Wolfe)

I went through two schools of acting but I learned more about acting from meditating and from my marshall arts teacher. (Quote by - Forest Whitaker)

Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live. (Quote by - Peter Cochrane)

You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity. . . . No we must not. You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball. (Quote by - Charles M. Dickinson)

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The first duty of a lecturer--to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks and keep on the mantlepiece forever. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

There are four principles we really taught: to live passionately, love completely, learn humbly and then lead boldly. (Quote by - Kerry Shook)

Therefore, all my adult life, since I began my life as an author, or as a teacher, I always try to listen to the victim. (Quote by - Elie Wiesel)

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind. (Quote by - Jacques Martin Barzun)


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