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Education Quotes

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

— Nelson Mandela

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

— Albert Einstein

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

— Aristotle

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

— Maya Angelou

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

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

— Mark Twain

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

— Robert Frost

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

— Benjamin Franklin

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 know and what you don’t.

— Anatole France

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

— Aristotle

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

— William Butler Yeats

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

— George Washington Carver

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

— Chanakya

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

— A. Bartlett Giamatti

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.

— Ray Bradbury

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

— Victor Hugo

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

— Carl Rogers

Education is not preparation for life education is life itself.

— John Dewey

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

— John F. Kennedy

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

— Will Durant

The doer alone learneth.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

— Horace Mann

Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

— Robert Frost

Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

— Rabindranath Tagore

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

— Walt Disney

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

— Emma Goldman

Change is the end result of all true learning.

— Leo Buscaglia

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

— Will Rogers

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

— Erich Fromm

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

— Plato

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

— Edward Everett

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.

— Will Rogers

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

— Malcolm Forbes

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.

— Clifford Stoll

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong.

— Russell Baker

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.

— Alvin Toffler

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

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

— Ernest Dimnet

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.

— Carl Sagan

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.

— Aeschylus

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

— Alexander Pope

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

— Ambrose Bierce

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.

— Daniel J. Boorstin

Learn to think continentally.

— Alexander Hamilton

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

— Abigail Adams

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

— Ambrose Bierce

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.

— Alan K. Simpson

When I get a little money I buy books and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

— Desiderius Erasmus

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

— Peter Drucker

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

— A. A. Milne

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

— Sydney J. Harris

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

— Charles Barkley

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

— B. F. Skinner

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.

— Gail Godwin

Education is all a matter of building bridges.

— Ralph Ellison

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

— Robert M. Hutchins

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

— Robert Anthony

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

— Michel de Montaigne

If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.

— Galileo Galilei

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

— George Santayana

An educated people can be easily governed.

— Frederick The Great

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.

— Alice Miller

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

Education is the transmission of civilization.

— Will Durant

If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers – if that’s where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.

— Maynard James Keenan

Your library is your paradise.

— Desiderius Erasmus

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.

— Heinrich Heine

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.

— Charles Caleb Colton

It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.

— Jean Piaget

America is the best half-educated country in the world.

— Nicholas M. Butler

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.

— Tallulah Bankhead

It is always in season for old men to learn.

— Aeschylus

Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

— G. M. Trevelyan

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.

— Abu Bakr

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

— Abigail Van Buren

It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.

— Harvey S. Firestone

Responsibility educates.

— Wendell Phillips

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.

— Annie Dillard

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

— Ezra Pound

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

— Allen Klein

Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.

— Mary Wollstonecraft

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.

— Al Green

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.

— Angela Merkel

To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.

— Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

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

— Cornelius Vanderbilt

Man is what he reads.

— Joseph Brodsky

You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.

— Tammy Faye Bakker

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

— Ernest Renan

I know a lot of people think I’m dumb. Well, at least I ain’t no educated fool.

— Leon Spinks

Every educated person is a future enemy.

— Martin Bormann

It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.

— Joseph Brodsky

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.

— Muriel Spark

Our universities and museums are respected around the country.

— Jane Byrne

I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.

— Felix Bloch

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

— Malcolm Forbes

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

— Albert Einstein

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

— George Washington

Formal education will make you a living self-education will make you a fortune.

— Jim Rohn

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

— Albert Einstein

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

— Calvin Coolidge

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

— C. S. Lewis

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.

— Mark Twain

I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.

— Mark Twain

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

— Mark Twain

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.

— Dalai Lama

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.

— Mark Twain

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

— Mark Twain

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

— Malcolm X

I never let schooling interfere with my education.

— Mark Twain

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

— Mark Twain

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.

— Winston Churchill

The highest result of education is tolerance.

— Helen Keller

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.

— Thomas Jefferson

The giving of love is an education in itself.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

— George Bernard Shaw

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print experience is what you get when you don’t.

— Pete Seeger

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

— John F. Kennedy

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

— Aristotle

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

— Benjamin Franklin

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

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don’t believe the kids should be given homework.

— Bill Cosby

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.

— John F. Kennedy

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

— Plato

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

— Theodore Roosevelt

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.

— Frank Zappa

Education is the best provision for old age.

— Aristotle

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

— Barack Obama

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Education comes from within you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

— Napoleon Hill

Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.

— Robert Frost

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.

— Plato

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.

— Woody Allen

Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you’re flying high at first, but it won’t take long before you feel the impact.

— Barack Obama

The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.

— Michelle Obama

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

— Plato

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

— Bertrand Russell

I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.

— Bill Cosby

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.

— Rabindranath Tagore

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.

— Plato

There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.

— Will Rogers

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

— Michael Jackson

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.

— Charles R. Swindoll

For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.

— Plato

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

— Marcus Aurelius

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life.

— Barack Obama

Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.

— Joseph Stalin

We can’t get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can’t just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.

— Barack Obama

Nature has always had more force than education.

— Voltaire

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.

— Robert Kiyosaki

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.

— Jane Austen

Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete.

— Epictetus

Education is the investment our generation makes in the future.

— Mitt Romney

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.

— Henry Ward Beecher

The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of work, the value of education, the merit of service, devotion to a purpose greater than self, and at the foundation, the pre-eminence of family.

— Mitt Romney

What have I got? No looks, no money, no education. Just talent.

— Sammy Davis, Jr.

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.

— Bertrand Russell

Opportunity expands when there is excellence and choice in education, when taxes are lowered, when every citizen has affordable, portable health insurance and when constitutional freedoms are preserved.

— Mitt Romney

I am running for president to help create a better future. A future where everyone who wants a job can find one. Where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. An America where every parent knows that their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon.

— Mitt Romney

The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.

— Aldous Huxley

There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who’ve historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.

— Hillary Clinton

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

— Isaac Asimov

As people do better, they start voting like Republicans – unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.

— Karl Rove

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

— Kofi Annan

No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.

— Victor Hugo

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

— William James

Let’s not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children.

— Hillary Clinton

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education in the elder, a part of experience.

— Francis Bacon

Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.

— Malcolm X

Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.

— Booker T. Washington

If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don’t know how to read, you don’t know how to decide. That’s the great thing about our country – we’re a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way.

— Ray Bradbury

I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I’ve had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others.

— Hillary Clinton

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

— Evan Esar

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.

— William Ralph Inge

An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.

— Charles Stanley

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.

— George Orwell

Education is the cheap defense of nations.

— Edmund Burke

Too much of what is called ‘education’ is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.

— Thomas Sowell

I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.

— John W. Gardner

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

— James A. Baldwin

His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.

— Woody Allen

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.

— John Locke

The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.

— Chuck Palahniuk

There is no education like adversity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

— Aleister Crowley

The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.

— John Ruskin

Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.

— James Madison

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Upon books the collective education of the race depends they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.

— Harry S. Truman

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.

— Noam Chomsky

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?

— Maria Montessori

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.

— John Ruskin

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

— Horace Mann

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.

— Lee Iacocca

The education of a man is never completed until he dies.

— Robert E. Lee

Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.

— John Ruskin

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Education is indoctrination if you’re white – subjugation if you’re black.

— James A. Baldwin

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

— John Ruskin

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

— John Ruskin

It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.

— Norman Cousins

Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are – these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they – not someone else – must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.

— Ernest Istook

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities – that’s training or instruction – but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.

— Thomas Moore

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.

— Plutarch

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

— John Ruskin

History is a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.

— Jean Piaget

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.

— Salma Hayek

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.

— Horace

Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.

— John Dewey

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.

— Marshall McLuhan

Segregation has no place in the education system.

— Richard Dawkins

I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria – when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.

— Desmond Tutu

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

— Matthew Henry

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

— Joseph Addison

This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.

— Carter G. Woodson

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk – they are all part of the curriculum.

— Michel de Montaigne

I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people.

— Mikhail Baryshnikov

Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

The education of women is the best way to save the environment.

— E. O. Wilson

‘Tis education forms the common mind just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

— Diogenes

What charitable 1 percenters can’t do is assume responsibility – America’s national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.

— Stephen King

I’m not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself – then they get to say ‘See, you did it yourself.’

— Alice Walker

The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.

— John Dewey

As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education – and less on alcohol and cigarettes.

— Dee Dee Myers

Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.

— Jane Austen

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

— Anatole France

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

Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it’s really bad because everything we’ve done is de-humanizing education. It’s destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.

— William Glasser

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.

— Anatole France

You may be a redneck if… you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.

— Jeff Foxworthy

It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body.

— Thomas Huxley

Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.

— David Suzuki

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

— Clarence Thomas

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

— William S. Burroughs

You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R’s only one begins with an R.

— Dennis Miller

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.

— Solomon Ortiz

We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.

— Ronnie James Dio

Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.

— Kofi Annan

Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.

— William Hazlitt

If we help an educated man’s daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? – not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?

— Virginia Woolf

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

— Steve Irwin

No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.

— Louis L’Amour

For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don’t make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you’re told you’re too tall or you’re too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You’re rejected for your education, you’re rejected for this or that and it’s really tough.

— Liam Neeson

Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one’s own culture and social organisation.

— Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

— Horace Mann

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

— Wilson Mizner

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.

— Brigham Young

Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.

— Paul Wellstone

I think that you have to do everything you can do to empower girls when they are young, from their education, to their successful independence, to their sexual self-knowledge.

— Susie Bright

Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.

— George W. Bush

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.

— William Morris

See, that’s why Barack’s running: to end the war in Iraq responsibly – to build an economy that lifts every family, to make sure health care is available for every American – and to make sure that every child in this nation has a world-class education all the way from preschool to college.

— Michelle Obama

You can’t have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they’re not going to hear them in America. I believe it’s part of their education.

— Donna Shalala

We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.

— Maria Montessori

The mere imparting of information is not education.

— Carter G. Woodson

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.

— Desmond Tutu

I know what it feels like to struggle to get the education that you need.

— Michelle Obama

‘Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

— William Congreve

We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century – for several centuries.

— H. G. Wells

Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don’t want to admit the loss of the empire of the United States and American exceptionalism. In fact, American exceptionalism is that we are exceptionally backward in about fifteen different categories, from education to infrastructure.

— James Hillman

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as ‘The Pacific’.

— Steven Spielberg

Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.

— Desmond Tutu

Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there’s no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds.

— Tallulah Bankhead

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.

— John Maynard Keynes

I was delighted to not go to university. I couldn’t wait to be out of education.

— Tom Stoppard

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

— Walter Scott

Freedom can occur only through education.

— Friedrich Schiller

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do.

— Wynton Marsalis

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

— Laurence J. Peter

One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration, because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy, our health care, our health care, our education systems, our national security, and also our local criminality.

— Allen West

Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation – not cynicism and combat.

— Rick Perry

English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education – sometimes it’s sheer luck, like getting across the street.

— E. B. White

My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.

— Christopher Hitchens

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.

— Alexandre Dumas

Life must be a constant education one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.

— Gustave Flaubert

Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We must promote upward mobility, starting with solutions that speak to our broken education system, broken immigration policy, and broken safety-net programs that foster dependency instead of helping people get back on their feet.

— Paul Ryan

It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.

— William J. Clinton

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

— Karl Kraus

For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn’t do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn’t fit in my intelligence was elsewhere.

— Bruce Springsteen

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

— Horace Mann

I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I’ve come to the conclusion that we all get an education.

— Michael J. Fox

Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.

— Ed Markey

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

— Derek Bok

Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement.

— Ron Lewis

I don’t imagine Heads of Government would ever be able to say I’m not an economist therefore I can’t take decisions on matters of the economy I’m not a soldier I can’t take decisions on matters of defence I’m not an educationist so I can’t take decisions about education.

— Thabo Mbeki

Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.

— Paul Erdos

Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.

— Havelock Ellis

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

— John Lubbock

As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn’t occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it.

— Sargent Shriver

Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.

— Sonia Sotomayor

We never had it as rough as the kids have it today. Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of real estate or a college education.

— Suze Orman

For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period.

— Havelock Ellis

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.

— Noam Chomsky

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.

— Zhuangzi

Those outside of autism need to understand this is an epidemic and we need more government funding, insurance coverage and education reform.

— Jenny McCarthy

The key to education is the experience of beauty.

— Friedrich Schiller

Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.

— Norman Schwarzkopf

Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.

— Jon Meacham

We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.

— Woodrow Wilson

The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.

— Carter G. Woodson

It is only the ignorant who despise education.

— Publilius Syrus

If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.

— William Jennings Bryan

In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.

— William J. Clinton

Very likely education does not make very much difference.

— Gertrude Stein

Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.

— Bryant H. McGill

True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living.

— Bryant H. McGill

Education is the art of making man ethical.

— Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.

— Ellen Ochoa

This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.

— William Glasser

Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.

— Camille Paglia

My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics – they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled – even though it meant budgeting like crazy.

— Jennifer Garner

All real education is the architecture of the soul.

— William Bennett

You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.

— Malcolm X

The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.

— Jean de la Bruyere

My father is a real idealist, and he’s all about learning. If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding ‘No.’ But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I’d be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense.

— Hugh Jackman

A black agenda is jobs, jobs, jobs, quality education, investment in infrastructure and strong democratic regulation of corporations. The black agenda, at its best, looks at America from the vantage point of the least of these and asks what’s best for all.

— Cornel West

In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education.

— Russell Means

True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.

— Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

For all my education, accomplishments, and so called ‘wisdom’… I can’t fathom my own heart.

— Michael Caine

Since my education, I’ve done quite untraditional things. There are very few Etonians who went to Rada. And far fewer Etonians – certainly when I was there – went to Cambridge. I don’t know whether it’s the same now. Most people I knew went to Oxford, because it seemed more of an easy bridge.

— Tom Hiddleston

I’ve never been a big believer in formal education.

— Megan Fox

All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.

— Emma Goldman

Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.

— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.

— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Religion is not only a part of education, an element of humanity, but the center of everything else, always the first and the ultimate, the absolutely original.

— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.

— Pearl S. Buck

Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.

— Billie Joe Armstrong

There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.

— David Hume

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

— Dan Quayle

Sixty years ago I knew everything now I know nothing education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

— Will Durant

The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.

— Mia Love

Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others.

— Daisaku Ikeda

Heart and head are the constituent parts of character temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved.

— Giacomo Casanova

‘No Child Left Behind’ requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.

— Dianne Feinstein

Brands must have a point of view on that purposeful engagement, whether it’s directed towards the environment, poverty, water as a resource or causes such as breast cancer or education. Merely declaring your commitment to a category or cause will not be enough the distinguish your brand sufficiently to see a return on these well-intended efforts.

— Simon Mainwaring

Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.

— Brad Henry

I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle I’ve been fighting so hard to have an education. It’s been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros’ pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.

— Emma Watson

In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.

— Camille Paglia

I have to say I have an incredible musical education because of my father.

— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.

— Dylan Thomas

As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn’t have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn’t keep up with their promise. Education didn’t prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas.

— Julian Bond

Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.

— Frederick William Robertson

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?

— Cesar Chavez

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

— Sam Houston

It is only through such real-life daily struggles and challenges that a genuine sensitivity to human rights can be inculcated. This is a truth that is not limited to school education: it applies to all of us.

— Daisaku Ikeda

I went to a football school, which meant that I went to a university that served up education and was simultaneously operating a sports franchise.

— Susan Orlean

Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.

— Jim DeMint

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

President Obama believes in a country where we invest in education, in roads and bridges, in science, and in the future so we can create new opportunities so the next kid can make it big and the kid afer that and the kid after that, that’s what President Obama believes.

— Elizabeth Warren

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.

— Mortimer Adler

A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.

— Kamisese Mara

We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe,’ but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.

— Maria Montessori

Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I’m going to complete every pass.

— Ron Jaworski

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.

— Norman Cousins

There’s a need for accepting responsibility – for a person’s life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education.

— Buzz Aldrin

The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.

— Marilyn vos Savant

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.

— Daniel Webster

Abraham Lincoln comes from nothing, has no education, no money, lives in the middle of nowhere on the frontier. And despite the fact that he suffers one tragedy and one setback after another, through sheer force of will, he becomes something extraordinary: not only the president but the person who almost single-handedly united the country.

— Seth Graham-Smith

The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.

— Morris Dees

Education is the movement from darkness to light.

— Allan Bloom

All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.

— Earl Warren

Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn’t sign your name you’d have to pay cash.

— Rita Mae Brown

When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.

— Billy Joel

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

— Barbara Jordan

Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.

— Garrett Hardin

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

— Alan Greenspan

We’re first on executions. We’re 49th in funding public education. We’re in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we’re winning.

— Kinky Friedman

True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.

— Philip Pullman

Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students’ math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.

— Thad Cochran

There are over 200 million illiterate women in India. This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families’ and the country’s economic development. A girl’s lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children.

— Sachin Tendulkar

There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people.

— Toni Morrison

Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.

— Judy Biggert

Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn’t speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.

— Lawrence Welk

A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.

— Mikhail Baryshnikov

But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.

— Kathy Ireland

The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.

— Samuel Richardson

If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it.

— Samuel Richardson

I recognize that I have a unique position to be a role model to young girls because I am doing something that they consider glamorous, which is acting, and yet I took a time to really get my education and study mathematics, and I think math is the cat’s meow.

— Danica McKellar

I had done quite a bit of research about math education when I spoke before Congress in 2000 about the importance of women in mathematics. The session of Congress was all about raising more scholarships for girls in college. I told them I felt that it’s too late by college.

— Danica McKellar

What I got which was unusual, especially as a child actress, was parents who believed that Hollywood was not that important. They told us education, family, health, all come first and they meant it.

— Danica McKellar

When I was young I didn’t care about education, just money and box office.

— Jackie Chan

I give the children education.

— Jackie Chan

The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today. Politics moves the pieces. Education changes the game.

— Jonathan Sacks

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

— Herbert Spencer

Education has for its object the formation of character.

— Herbert Spencer

Apartheid education, rarely mentioned in the press or openly confronted even among once-progressive educators, is alive and well and rapidly increasing now in the United States.

— Jonathan Kozol

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.

— Anne Sullivan

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.

— Charles Kettering

Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.

— Anne Sullivan Macy

The test and the use of man’s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.

— Jacques Barzun

Outright bans on plastic bags may not be the best solution, but education and incentives to get people to stop using them are necessary.

— David Suzuki

I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.

— Cate Blanchett

Health care and education, in my view, are next up for fundamental software-based transformation.

— Marc Andreessen

The trouble with people like Tony Blair is they get confused, they think intelligence is education when they’re two different things.

— David Bailey

In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.

— Loretta Young

Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more – even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there’s a gender gap.

— Dee Dee Myers

I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.

— Billy Sunday

By education most have been misled So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.

— John Dryden

The paradox of education is precisely this that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

— James Baldwin

For-profit higher education is today a booming industry, feeding on the student loans handed out to the desperate.

— Thomas Frank

Without in any way minimising the economic and psychological blow that people experience when they lose their jobs, the unemployed in affluent countries still have a safety net, in the form of social security payments, and usually free healthcare and free education for their children. They also have sanitation and safe drinking water.

— Peter Singer

I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.

— David Rockefeller

Education, like neurosis, begins at home.

— Milton Sapirstein

One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.

— Dennis Prager

I believe in education and wish I had a better one.

— Loretta Lynn

The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men’s and women’s earnings for the same work.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

I had become increasingly concerned in recent years about the lack of civics education in our nation’s schools. In recent years, the schools have stopped teaching it. And it’s unfortunate.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

Parents should continue to become more involved with their communities, and more involved in their children’s education.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

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