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Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it. - Source Unknown

Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life. - Source Unknown

If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided. There is proverb expressing this. It says, trouble is a tunnel thorough which we pass and not a brick wall against which we must break our head. - Claire Weeks

The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know. - Simone Weil

There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius. - Walt Whitman

No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God... and it is through sorrow and suffering, toil and tribulation, that we gain the education that we come here to acquire and which will make us more like our Father and Mother in heaven. - Orson F. Whitney

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

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

Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils. - Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. - James Baldwin

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. - Ambrose Bierce

Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion. - Allan Bloom

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. - Alec Bourne

The mark of a true MBA is that he is often wrong but seldom in doubt. - Robert Buzzell

Mentoring is all about people -- it's about caring, about relationships and sensitivity. As it becomes increasingly in vogue it is becoming too formulated -- concerned with performance metrics, critical success factors, investment and spending. It'll be a disaster. - Rene Carayol

We must do better or perish as the nation we know today. - Lauro Cavazos

Life at university, with its intellectual and inconclusive discussions at a postgraduate level is on the whole a bad training for the real world. Only men of very strong character surmount this handicap. - Paul Chambers

Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively. - R.D. Clyde

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

Education ought everywhere to be religious education. Parents are bound to employ no instructors who will instruct their children religiously. To commit children to the care of irreligious persons is to commit lambs to the superintendency of wolves. - Timothy Dwight

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid. - Albert Einstein

Those who trust us educate us. - George Eliot

I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret in education lies in respecting the student. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education - Paul Karl Feyerabend

Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat. - Martin H. Fischer

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. - Anatole France

What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities. - R. Buckminster Fuller

We learn simply by the exposure of living. Much that passes for education is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least. - David P. Gardner

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 W. Gardner

Most owners of small businesses openly state that they believe in the value of skills and operational training. However, they also admit that they themselves undertake very little training, or offer only limited training to their employees, because of time restraints. - Moshe Gerstenhaber

Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom. - Jean Giraudoux

They teach in academies far too many things, and far too much that is useless. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other. - Emma Goldman

The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education. - Paul E. Gray

We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty. - Angelina Grimke

Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. - Sir William Haley

Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone. - John A. Hannah

Education is the ability to meet life's situations. - Dr. John G. Hibben

People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have. - John Holt

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government. - Sam Houston

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him to think. - Elbert Hubbard

It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body. - Thomas H. Huxley

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work. - Michael Jackson

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. - John F. Kennedy

Education is too important to be left solely to the educators. - Francis Keppel

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

We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go. - Timothy Leary

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. - C. S. Lewis

Moral education, as I understand it, is not about inculcating obedience to law or cultivating self-virtue, it is rather about finding within us an ever-increasing sense of the worth of creation. It is about how we can develop and deepen our intuitive sense of beauty and creativity. - Andrew Linzey

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn. - Sir John Lubbock

Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world. - Malcolm X

It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural functions by artificial means. Thus we suppress the child's curiosity and then when he lacks a natural interest in learning he is offered special coaching for his scholastic coaching for his scholastic difficulties. - Alice Duer Miller

Education costs money, but then so does ignorance. - Sir Claus Moser

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue. - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. - Wendell Phillips

The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done -- men who are creative, inventive and discoverers. - Jean Piaget

Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be? Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind. - Plato

Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better. - Sylvia Porter

Formal education is but an incident in the lifetime of an individual. Most of us who have given the subject any study have come to realize that education is a continuous process ending only when ambition comes to a halt. - R. I. Rees

Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people? - Beah Richards

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

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. - Jim Rohn

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education. - Jean Jacques Rousseau

No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree. - Lee Rudolph

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work. - John Ruskin

Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated. - Robert C. Savage

The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time. - Arthur Schopenhauer

Whom do I call educated? First, those who manage well the circumstances they encounter day by day. Next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all men, bearing easily and good naturedly what is offensive in others and being as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as is humanly possible to be... those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not ultimately overcome by their misfortunes... those who are not spoiled by their successes, who do not desert their true selves but hold their ground steadfastly as wise and sober -- minded men. - Socrates

A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear. - James B. Stockdale

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. - Anne Sullivan

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain

An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life. - Source Unknown 


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