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

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. (Quote by - Lady Nancy Astor)

Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. (Quote by - Henry Peter Brougham)

Each day I learn more than I teach; I learn that half knowledge of another's life leads to false judgment. (Quote by - Virginia Church)

Genius without education is like silver in the mine. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -- that is being educated. (Quote by - Edith Hamilton)

You cannot teach a crab to walk straight. (Quote by - Aristophenes)

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The Chinese government knows that what I am teaching is good and that I am teaching people to have high moral values. (Quote by - Li Hongzhi)

So, realizing that we cannot be slaves to experts, to teachers, to philosophers, to those people who say they have found God and who seemingly make life very simple, we should beware of them. (Quote by - Krishnamurti)

I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. (Quote by - Goldie Hawn)

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead. (Quote by - Aristotle)

We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

What government is the best? That which teaches us to govern ourselves. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building. (Quote by - Angelo Bartlett Giamatti)

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Everyone and everything around you is your teacher. (Quote by - Ken Keyes, Jr)

There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff; know whom you are stuffing; and then stuff them elegantly. (Quote by - Lola May)

Teaching has ruined more American novelists than drink. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

You cannot teach a man anything.; you can only help him to find it for himself. (Quote by - Galileo Galilei)

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do to another. (Quote by - Benjamin Jowett)

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig. (Quote by - Saying Folk)

We need programs that will teach athletes how to spell 'jump shot' rather than how to shoot it. (Quote by - Larry Hawkins)


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