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No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete. G.K. Chesterton

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

The education of the twentieth century will develop the heart as well as the intellect. G. Stanley Hall (1846–1924)

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Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.  Bill Beattie

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. Maya Angelou

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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris

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Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle

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The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. Daniel J. Boorstin

It’ll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers. Author unknown, quoted in You Said a Mouthful, Ronald D. Fuchs, ed

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. Carl Rogers

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An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life. Author Unknown

Education is the movement from darkness to light. Allan Bloom

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.  Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. Anthony J. D’Angelo

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It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert G. Ingersoll

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. Abraham Lincoln

Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. G.M. Trevelyan

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. A.A. Milne

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The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. Abraham Flexner

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. Oscar Wilde

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. Edward Everett



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Real education must ultimately be limited to men who INSIST on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding. ~Ezra Pound, “The Instructor: II,” Chapter Eight, ABC of Reading, 1934

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. Rabindranath Tagore

Education should be exercise; it has become massage. Martin H. Fischer

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins

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Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. Chanakya

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. John F. Kennedy

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog. Mark Twain

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. Theodore Roosevelt

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My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects. Robert Maynard Hutchins

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

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. Albert Einstein

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn. Alvin Toffler

Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in. Mary Wollstonecraft

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Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs. Martin H. Fischer

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. William Haley

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life. Plato

If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. Galileo Galilei

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert M. Hutchins

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education. Tallulah Bankhead

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm S. Forbes

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. John W. Gardner

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Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein

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. R. Baker

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In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. Mark Twain

The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated. James A. Baldwin

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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. ~Oscar Wilde, “The True Function and Value of Criticism; With Some Remarks on the Importance of Doing Nothing: A Dialogue,” The Nineteenth Century, July 1890 (Gilbert speaking)

Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It’s nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education. If it’s anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we’ll all be hooked on phonics. Leighann Lord

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home. William Temple

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