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A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness.
- Ann Radcliffe
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Best Quotes about Education

1.
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

2.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Plato

3.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

4.
True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius; for inequality, not mediocrity, individual superiority, not standardization, is the measure of the progress of the world.
Schelling, Felix E.

5.
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller

6.
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.
Spark, Muriel

7.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
Pete Seeger

8.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Thoreau, Henry David

9.
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; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
Thomas H. Huxley

10.
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.
Weeks, Claire

11.
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Tocqueville, Alexis De

12.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Ruskin, John

13.
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Herbert Spencer

14.
You don't need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves.
Adam Cooper and Bill Collage

15.
An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.
Quinet, Edgar

16.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Ruskin, John

17.
Public school is a place of detention for children placed in the care of teachers who are afraid of the principal, principals who are afraid of the school board, school boards who are afraid of the parents, parents who are afraid of the children, and children who are afraid of nobody.

18.
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell

19.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spencer

20.
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get'em laminated.
Jeph Jacques

21.
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green

22.
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus

23.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Weil, Simone

24.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.

25.
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
Smith, Logan Pearsall

26.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Rogers, Carl

27.
Education has opened many, many doors. However, there are still innumerable doors shut tight -- unopened yet. These are the doors of the future. Perhaps one of my children will open one of these doors -- I shall help give him the key.

28.
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

29.
The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing.
R. D. Hitchcock

30.
A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness.
Ann Radcliffe

31.
No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree.
Rudolph, Lee

32.
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole

33.
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
Rosenberg, Harold

34.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Alec Bourne

35.
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.

36.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Porter, Sylvia

37.
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

38.
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.
Piaget, Jean

39.
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
Zedong, Mao

40.
The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence.
Wilde, Oscar

41.
The number of books will grow continually, and one can predict that a time will come when it will be almost as difficult to learn anything from books as from the direct study of the whole universe. It will be almost as convenient to search for some bit of truth concealed in nature as it will be to find it hidden away in an immense multitude of bound volumes.
Denis Diderot

42.
Now, if the principle of toleration were once admitted into classical education --if it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, if the tortoise were allowed time to creep, and the bird permitted to fly, and the fish to swim, towards the enchanted and divine sources of Helicon --all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers, its beauty, and its coolness.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher

43.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
Young, Brigham

44.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch

45.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius

46.
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.
Sullivan, Anne

47.
If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates?

48.
That's what college is for - getting as many bad decisions as possible out of the way before you're forced into the real world. I keep a checklist of'em on the wall in my room.
Jeph Jacques

49.
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
Updike, John

50.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
Socrates


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