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  1. A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
    Horace Mann

  2. A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
    A. Bartlett Giamatti

  3. An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
    Alan K. Simpson

  4. An educated people can be easily governed.
    Frederick The Great

  5. An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
    Russell Baker

  6. 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 know and what you don't.
    Anatole France

  7. Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
    Ernest Dimnet

  8. Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
    Clifford Stoll

  9. Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
    Anthony J. D'Angelo

  10. Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
    Edward Everett

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

  12. Education is all a matter of building bridges.
    Ralph Ellison

  13. Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
    Oscar Wilde

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

  15. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
    John Dewey

  16. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
    William Butler Yeats

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

  18. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
    Robert Frost

  19. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
    George Washington Carver

  20. Education is the transmission of civilization.
    Will Durant

  21. Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
    B. F. Skinner

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

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

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

  25. Every educated person is a future enemy.
    Martin Bormann

  26. Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
    Gail Godwin

  27. He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
    Victor Hugo

  28. I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
    Al Green

  29. I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
    Michel de Montaigne

  30. I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
    Tallulah Bankhead

  31. I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
    Al McGuire

  32. I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
    Annie Dillard

  33. I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
    Walt Disney

  34. I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

  35. If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
    Abu Bakr

  36. If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
    Cornelius Vanderbilt

  37. If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
    Heinrich Heine

  38. In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
    Mark Twain

  39. In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
    Walter Annenberg

  40. It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
    Allen Klein

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

  42. It is always in season for old men to learn.

  43. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

  44. Learn to think continentally.
    Alexander Hamilton

  45. Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
    Alice Miller

  46. Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
    Abigail Adams

  47. Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
    Ambrose Bierce

  48. 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 W. Gardner

  49. No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
    Gilbert K. Chesterton

  50. No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
    Emma Goldman

  51. Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
    Brad Henry

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

  53. Responsibility educates.
    Wendell Phillips

  54. So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.
    Judy Chicago

  55. Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
    Robert Anthony

  56. Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
    Alexander Pope

  57. The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think -- rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.
    John Dewey

  58. The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
    George Santayana

  59. The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
    Alvin Toffler

  60. The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  61. The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
    Will Rogers

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

  63. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
    Carl Rogers

  64. The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
    Anthony J. D'Angelo

  65. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
    Albert Einstein

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

  67. The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
    Ernest Renan

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

  69. The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
    Angela Merkel

  70. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
    Edith Hamilton

  71. To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
    Muriel Spark

  72. To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
    Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

  73. To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
    A. A. Milne

  74. True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
    Abigail Van Buren

  75. When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
    Peter Drucker

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

  77. You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
    Tammy Faye Bakker


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