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

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

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

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

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

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

A different type of education came when as a member of a medical corps in the National Guard I spent several weeks in a military camp in California.
Paul D Boyer

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.
Avery Brundage

Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle

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

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

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Will Durant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public education is an investment in our future.
Matt Blunt

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

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

A college education shows a man how little other people know.
Thomas Haliburton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

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

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
John Locke

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



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