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Quotes About Education
•“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” 
― Walter Cronkite
•“Some know the value of education by having it. I know it's value by not having it.” 
― Frederick Douglass
•“There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” 
― James Truslow Adams
•“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.
•“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” 
― Aristotle
•“To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.” 
― Mary Pettibone Poole
•“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” 
― Malcolm X
•“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” 
― Abigail Adams
•“A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt
•“In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the two together. With these means, man can attain perfection.” 
― Plato
•“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.” 
― Baruch Spinoza
•“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” 
― Roger Lewin
•“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” 
― Will Durant
•“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” 
― Malcolm S. Forbes
•“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” 
― Leonardo da Vinci
•“It's what we think we know that keeps us from learning.” 
― Claude Bernard
•“A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.” 
― Molière
•“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it” 
― Lawrence M. Krauss
“When we teach a child patience we offer them the gift of a dignified life.”
― Allan Lokos
•“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” 
― Victor Hugo
•“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.” 
― Aristotle
•“A wise teacher learns in the midst of teaching; a wise student teaches in the midst of learning.” 
― Mollie Marti
•“I read my eyes out and can't read half enough...the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.” 
― John Adams
“Those who trust us educate us.” 
― George Eliot
•“When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.” 
― Mark Twain
•“An empty skull is the vanitas symbol of modern education.” 
― Bauvard
•“Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.” 
― Ezra Pound
•“Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” 
― Henry Ford
•“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” 
― Thomas Jefferson
•“The most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning.” 
― John Dewey
•“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” 
― Robert Frost
•“Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.” 
― John Maynard Keynes
•“The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves” 
― Joseph Campbell
•“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” 
― Plato
•“No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.” 
― Assata Shakur
•“Wisdom comes not from age, but from education and learning.” 
― Anton Chekhov
•“Teachers are the one and only people who save nations.” 
― Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
•“Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, whether you like it or not.” 
― Thomas Henry Huxley
•“A teacher will be frustrated if she is only motivated to teach what she has learned. Yet, if she is motivated because of the students, then she will learn from them how to teach.” 
― Tanya R. Liverman
•“Education...has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.” 
― George Macaulay Trevelyan
•“Ignorance is the parent of fear.” 
― Herman Melville
•“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” 
― Thomas Jefferson
•“Education is the movement from darkness to light.” 
― Allan Bloom
•“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” 
― Thomas Paine
•“To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt
•“All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.” 
― Walter Scott
•“Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” 
― Scott Hayden
•“To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.” 
― Henri-Frédéric Amiel
•“You go to school everyday. Folks who think they've learned everything they need to know are usually dumber than chickens.” 
― Jodi Thomas
•“Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.” 
― Confucius
•“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” 
― James Madison
“Behind a life of influence you will find a masterful storyteller.” 
― Mollie Marti
•“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” 
― Socrates
•“We need the courage to learn from our past and not live in it.” 
― Sharon Salzberg
•“A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.” 
― Elizabeth Gaskell
•“Great teachers will never be able to make up for bad parents, nor should they be expected to.” 
― Taylor Mali
•“Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.” 
― John Ruskin
•“A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.” 
― Anne Bishop
•“The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth” 
― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus
•“No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.” 
― G.K. Chesterton
•“If you've had the right kind of education, it's amazing how many things you can find to feel guilty about.” 
― Pete McCarthy
•“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” 
― Nelson Mandela
•“Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and dogmatism cannot confine it.” 
― John Adams
•“Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.” 
― Stephen R. Covey
•“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” 
― Margaret Mead
•“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” 
― Sydney J. Harris
•“Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.” 
― Victor Hugo
•“People need to be educated so that they can make intelligent moral choices” 
― Gary L. Francione
•“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” 
― Nikos Kazantzakis
•“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” 
― Aristotle
•“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” 
― Jacques Barzun
“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life” 
― Plato
•“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred.” 
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
•“You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.” 
― George Clooney
•“Some people get an education without going to college. The rest get it after they get out.” 
― Mark Twain
•“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” 
― Augustine of Hippo
•“Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.” 
― B.F. Skinner
•“By 20, you should be smart. By 30, you should be strong. By 40, you should be rich. By 50, you should be wise. But if you are smart, strong, rich and wise, you don't need any age limits.” 
― Santosh Kalwar
•“Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing” 
― Warren Buffett
•“The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.” 
― Harry S. Truman
•“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” 
― Nelson Mandela
•“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” 
― H.G. Wells
•“The soul of him who has education is whole and perfect and escapes the worst disease, but, if a man's education be neglected, he walks lamely through life and returns good for nothing to the world below.” 
― Plato
•“True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.” 
― David O. McKay
•“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
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