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Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

John W. Gardner Quotes

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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo Quotes

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Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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The secret in education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.

John A. Hannah Quotes

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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

C. S. Lewis Quotes

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

Carl Rogers Quotes

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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle Quotes

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The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes

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Education is helping the child realize his potentialities.

Erich Fromm Quotes

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The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. -Michael Faraday.

Michael Faraday Quotes

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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -B.B. King.

B.b. King Quotes

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The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Tom Bodett Quotes

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Only the educated are free.

Epictetus Quotes

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By nature all people are alike, but by education become different

Ralph Waldo Emerson 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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Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers' ends.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. III, sec. I, mem. I, 1)

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Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred. [Sp., No con quien naces, sino con quien paces.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (II, 10)

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To be in the weakest camp is to be in the strongest school.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes , Source: Heretics

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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

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If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!

Andy McIntyre Quotes

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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris Quotes

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There is no virtue in being uncritical; nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics.

Richard Livingstone Quotes

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