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

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

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

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
James Baldwin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The quality of education that children receive early in life has a bearing on their later life that we may never fully understand.
Miguel Ferrer

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

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

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

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Horace Mann

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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