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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

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

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel Boorstin

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

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

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

Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
William Hazlitt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

One size does not fit all, particularly with education. The more we try to homogenise, the more we really need to differentiate.
Charles Handy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public education is an investment in our future.
Matt Blunt

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

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

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

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

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

The idea that Gordon Brown goes round and tells other ministers what to do, let me tell you, I'm the secretary of state for education, nobody comes and tells me what to do
Alan Johnson



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