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265 Education Quotes

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner Quotes

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

Robert Frost Quotes

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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops. -Henry B. Adams.

Henry B. Adams Quotes

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But to go to school in a summer morn, Oh, it drives all joy away! Under a cruel eye outworn, The little ones spend the day-- In sighing and dismay.

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

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Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

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

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Of course everybody likes and respects self-made men. It is a great deal better to be made in that way than not to be made at all.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes , Source: Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (l. 1)

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I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.

Al McGuire Quotes

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It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.

James Baldwin 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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Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Will Durant Quotes

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Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, - the balance-wheel of the social machinery. -Horace Mann.

Horace Mann 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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Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.

Sir William Haley Quotes

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The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.

Sydney J. Harris Quotes

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A school should not be a preparation for life. A school should be life.

Elbert Green Hubbard Quotes

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When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family.

Robert M. MacIver Quotes

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Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. -Anthony J. D'Angelo.

Anthony J. D'Angelo Quotes

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If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

Cornelius Vanderbilt 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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