Quotations The Best Quotes About Education  

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Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

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Only the educated are free. Epictetus

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

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

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The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch

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Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. John F. Kennedy

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

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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

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Education is not received. It is achieved.

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

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A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.

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

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A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. Horace Mann

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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

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If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks. Maria Montessori

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Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours. Benjamin Disraeli

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Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle

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The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. George Santayana

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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

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The world is run by C students.

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Education is hanging around until you've caught on. Robert Frost

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

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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, 1st Baronet

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

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I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth. Martin Luther