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Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
- Rohn, Jim
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Best Quotes about Education

1.
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

2.
An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.
Quinet, Edgar

3.
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.

4.
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.

5.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.

6.
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
Updike, John

7.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Helen Keller

8.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Porter, Sylvia

9.
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get'em laminated.
Jeph Jacques

10.
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

11.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.

12.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Alec Bourne

13.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Rogers, Carl

14.
Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
Schlegel, Friedrich

15.
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

16.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Rohn, Jim

17.
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

18.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato

19.
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

20.
No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree.
Rudolph, Lee

21.
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Dr. Thomas Fuller

22.
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

23.
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole

24.
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?
Richards, Beah

25.
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

26.
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

27.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spencer

28.
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.

29.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep-herding.
Pound, Ezra

30.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esar

31.
I didn't go to college at all, any college, and I'm not saying you wasted your time or money, but look at me, I'm a huge celebrity.
Ellen DeGeneres

32.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

33.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.

34.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
Ruskin, John

35.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Plato

36.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

37.
If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates?

38.
The world is run by C students.

39.
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.

40.
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins

41.
Education, we see, is not merely gaining knowledge or skills helpful toward productive work, though certainly that is a part of it. Rather it is a replenishment and an expansion of the natural thirst of the mind and soul. Learning is a gradual process of growth, each step building upon the other. It is a process whereby the learner organizes and integrates not only facts but attitudes and values. The Lord has told us that we must open our minds and our hearts to learn. There is a Chinese proverb: Wisdom is as the moon rises, perceptible not in progress but in result. As our knowledge is converted to wisdom, the door to opportunity is unlocked.
Winder, Barbara W.

42.
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

43.
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Phillips, Wendell

44.
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

45.
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

46.
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

47.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius

48.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Weil, Simone

49.
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

50.
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


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