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If income was directly proportional to technical proficiency and education, classical and jazz musicians would be some of the most affluent people in the world.
Robert Coleman

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

Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
Karl Kraus

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

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

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner

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

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
Norman Douglas

Curiosity, or the love of knowledge, has a very limited influence, and requires youth, leisure education, genius and example to make it govern any person
David Hume

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

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
Chuang Tzu

There are two classes of poets - the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
John Gardner

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
Judith Martin

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ignorance is a right! Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to us.
Christopher Andreae

A good education should leave much to be desired.
Alan Gregg

Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other.
Emma Goldman

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

When you don't have an education, you have to use your brains.
Frank Baer

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 an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Aristotle

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

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

'It is by no means enough that an officer be capable...He should be a gentleman of liberal education, refined, manners, punctilious courtesy, and the nicest sense of personal honor... No meritorious act of a subordinate should escape his attention, even if the reward be only one word of approval. Conversely, he should not be blind to a single fault in any subordinate.'
John Paul Jones

Academies are leading the reforms that will radically
improve secondary education in this country.
David Miliband

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

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance: that imitation is suicide: that he must take himself for better, or for worse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Public education is an investment in our future.
Matt Blunt

With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
Clarence Darrow

Life isn't all beer and skittles; but beer and skittles or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman's education
Thomas Hughes

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

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins

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

Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care.
Howard Baker

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

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

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

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

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
Smiley Blanton



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