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Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
– Lord Brougham
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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
– Henry B. Adams
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I consider an human soul without education like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot and vein that runs through the body of it.
– Joseph Addison
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What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
– Joseph Addison
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I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.
– Daniel Akaka
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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
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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 had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
– 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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Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
– Maya Angelou
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The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
– 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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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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It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
– Brooks Atkinson
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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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If they took the idea that they could escape poverty through education, I think it would make a more basic and long-lasting change in the way things happen. What we need are positive, realistic goals and the willingness to work. Hard work and practical goals.
– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Ignorance is a right! Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to us.
– Christopher Andreae
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