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

All real education is the architecture of the soul.
William J Bennett

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

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

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

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

Education is an admirable thing, but it is worth noting that there is nothing worth knowing that can be taught
Oscar Wilde

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

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

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
Sir Thomas More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gentlemen: I have not had your advantages. What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.
Horatio Bottomley

Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
Maya Angelou

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

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

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

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

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

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

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives
Robert Hutchins

Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H G Wells

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

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

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

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



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