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Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
Horace Mann

I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but the people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take power from them, but to inform them by education.
Thomas Jefferson

I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
John Gardner

I consider a human soul without education like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot and vein that runs through the body of it.
Joseph Addison

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Adolf Hitler

Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
Maya Angelou

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.
Avery Brundage

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H G Wells

Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that itís not just the rich kids that learn about money... itís all of us.
David Bach

The first duty of a government is to give education to the people.
Simon Bolivar

Charles Clarke is someone who did very well as an education minister. He ran into problems at the Home Office. I'm not going to hold against him statements that he made.
Gordon Brown

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
George Washington

I wish my parents had spent more time worrying about my education than me being a star
Shania 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

The elimination of war should be the major task of social education
Konrad Lorenz

I do not inveigh against higher education, I simply maintain that the sort of education the people of the South stand most in need of, is elementary and industrial.
Timothy Fortune

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

The best maths lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
Jodi Rell

All real education is the architecture of the soul.
William J Bennett

I'm very much in support of the free press, but the free press ought to be educational and informative. And I believe they have fallen down recently on that. [Surely not!]
Sam Dash

In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country.
Bobby Scott

I admired Hitler because he came from being a little man with almost no education to power. But I didn't admire him for what he did with it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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

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 Gardner

Our single greatest defense against scientific ignorance is education, and early in the life of every scientist, the child's first interest was sparked by a teacher.
Peter Agre

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

The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife.
Mary Wortley Montagu

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Aristotle

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

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
Lyndon Johnson

The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things that education must try to produce.
Virginia Gildersleeve

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
Alan Greenspan

I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. [if the massive marketing behind such things is a success for sure!]
Fannie Farmer

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common then unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ' press on ' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge

Education, education, education (well-known mantra)
Tony Blair

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

I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that.
Sparky Anderson

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Sir Walter Scott

Reading is an escape, an education, a delving into the brain of another human being on such an intimate level that every nuance of thought, every snapping of synapse, every slippery desire of the author is laid open before you like, well, a book.
Cynthia Heimel

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. [and therein lies the problem?]
Abraham Flexner

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
Sir Thomas More

Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle

A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
Audrey Hepburn

Education about the animals is the most important thing to me.
Steve Irwin

Education is an admirable thing, but it is worth noting that there is nothing worth knowing that can be taught
Oscar Wilde

Public education is an investment in our future.
Matt Blunt

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou



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