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265 Education Quotes

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo Quotes

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They teach in academies far too many things, and far too much that is useless.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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

Karl Kraus Quotes

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A man's errors are his portals of discovery.

James Joyce Quotes

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Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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

Ezra Pound Quotes

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I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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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 Quotes

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Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child.

Charles Handy Quotes

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

Plato Quotes

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If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around

Jim Rohn Quotes

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The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others

Grayson Kirk Quotes

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You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.

Tom Brokaw Quotes

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Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

George Savile Quotes

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All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.

Juvenal Quotes

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Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey Quotes

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Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money in that order; it is a process, a never ending one

Bel Kaufman Quotes

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Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; morals, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essays--Of Studies

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I am verily a man which am a Jew, born is Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

Bible Quotes , Source: Acts (ch. XXII, v. 3)

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Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.

William Blake Quotes , Source: The Schoolboy (st. 2)

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Let the soldier be abroad if he will, he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage,--a personage less imposing in the eyes of some, perhaps insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad, and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier, in full military array.

Lord Henry Peter Brougham (Brougham and vaux) Quotes , Source: in a speech

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How much a dunce that has been sent to roam Excels a dunce that has been kept at home.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Progress of Error (l. 410)

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It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Hind and the Panther (pt. III, l. 389)

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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Hind and the Panther (pt. III, l. 389)

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My definition of a University is Mark Hopkins at one end of a log and a student on the other.

James Abram Garfield Quotes , Source: tradition has it that he used the phrase at a New York Alumni Dinner

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