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Quotations on Education

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The world is run by C students.

~ Unknown

Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

~ Ambrose Bierce

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

~ Ambrose Bierce

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

~ Ambrose Bierce

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

~ Benjamin Franklin

My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately.

~ George Bernard Shaw

Education is an admirable thing, but nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

~ Oscar Wilde

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.

~ Elbert Hubbard

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

~ Theodore Roosevelt

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

~ Thomas Jefferson

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.

~ Aristotle

Education is a social process ... Education is growth.... Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

~ John Dewey

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

~ John F. Kennedy

The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.

~ Wendell Phillips

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.

~ Albert Einstein

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

~ Anatole France

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

~ Benjamin Disraeli

Only the educated are free.

~ Epictetus

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

~ Mark Twain

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

~ Carl Gustav Jung

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

~ G.K. Chesterton

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

~ Daniel J. Boorstein

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

~ Victor Hugo

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

~ Walt Disney

There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get off the thing that he was educated in.

~ Will Rogers

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.

~ Russel Baker

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

~ Proverbs

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

~ Will Durant

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, - the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

~ Horace Mann

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

~ Horace Mann

Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.

~ Horace Mann

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