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College isn't the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller
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Best Quotes about Education

1.
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get'em laminated.
Jeph Jacques

2.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

3.
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
Thoreau, Henry David

4.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Porter, Sylvia

5.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Helen Keller

6.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Ruskin, John

7.
Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
Schlegel, Friedrich

8.
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

9.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
Pete Seeger

10.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield

11.
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus

12.
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.

13.
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.

14.
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

15.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Alec Bourne

16.
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.

17.
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

18.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.

19.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Twain, Mark

20.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner

21.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
Ruskin, John

22.
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

23.
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.
Whitney, Orson F.

24.
Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
Savage, Robert C.

25.
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green

26.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

27.
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
Reverend Edward A. Malloy

28.
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.
Rees, R. I.

29.
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
Wu Ting-Fang

30.
The world is run by C students.

31.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.

32.
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

33.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Plato

34.
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

35.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
Gail Godwin

36.
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

37.
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

38.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Ruskin, John

39.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

40.
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

41.
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller

42.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esar

43.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
Socrates

44.
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
Updike, John

45.
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

46.
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

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

48.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.

49.
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

50.
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


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