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Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country
Bill Frist

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

The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair. [Education over punishment debate]
J Edgar Hoover

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

Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
Malcom X

What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
Wendell Phillips

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

The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions
Bishop Creighton

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

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

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

Vitally important for a young man or woman is, first, to realise the value of education and then to cultivate earnestly, aggressively, ceaselessly, the habit of self-education.
B C Forbes

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

Me having no education. I had to use my brains.
Bill Shankly

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!
Peter F Drucker

The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning; it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together.
Eric Hoffer

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

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten
B F Skinner

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw

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

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

Education has become a prisoner of contemporaneity. It is the past, not the dizzy present, that is the best door to the future.
Camille Paglia

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

The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
Harold Rosenberg

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt

It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education.
Edmund Barton

Education isn't play - and it can't be made to look like play. It is hard, hard work. But it can be made interesting work.
Thomas Edison

Most people, I believe, think that you need a God to explain the existence of the world, and especially the existence of life. They are wrong, but our education system is such that many people don't know it
Richard Dawkins

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
Thomas Huxley

Everything hinges on education. Without it, you can't advocate for proper health care, for housing, for a civil rights bill that ensures your rights
Susan Taylor

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
Charlotte Bronte

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around
Jim Rohn

If I didn't have some kind of education, then I wouldn't be able to count my money.
Missy Elliot

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm 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 Gardner

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

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
W C Fields

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

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

A liberal-arts education is supposed to provide you with a value system, a standard, a set of ideas, not a job.
Caroline Bird

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman.
Thomas Day

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

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

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

Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.
Brad Henry

Some people say we need to build on the Blair education reforms. This would be building on sand.
David Davis

If I didn't have some kind of education, then I wouldn't be able to count my money.
Missy Elliott

Investing in education comes first
Gordon Brown



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