Education Quotes


Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
– Lord Brougham
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What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
– Joseph Addison
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It is always in season for old men to learn.
– Aeschylus
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His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
– Woody Allen
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I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that.
– Sparky Anderson
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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
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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
– Aristotle
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Education is the best provision for old age.
– Aristotle
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– Aristotle
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
– Aristotle
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Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
– Isaac Asimov
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Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
– Nancy Astor
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Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
– Liberty Hyde Bailey
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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
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Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine.
– John Elias Baldacci
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Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black.
– James A. Baldwin
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Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
– Hosea Ballou
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I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
– Tallulah Bankhead
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The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
– Jacques Barzun
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