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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

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

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

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

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

Don't give up on the child. Give the child an education. Give them daily love.
Chris Burke

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

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

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

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

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

The Scots should not get free university education subsidised by us in England. They shouldn't get free nursing care.
Boris Johnson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public education is an investment in our future.
Matt Blunt

Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.
Elizabeth Blackwell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Times are tough but they are tough because the government is trying to do the right thing, whether on public service reform, education, health, anti-social behaviour and welfare, or in counter-terrorism
Tony Blair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When Christianity is received, it stimulates the faculties, and calls forth new ideas, new motives and new sentiments. It has been the mother of all modern education
James McCosh

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

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

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

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith



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