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Quotations: Education

Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.
Joseph Addison

As a whole part of psychological education it needs to be remembered that a neurosis can be valuable; also that adjustment to a sick and insane environment is of itself not health but sickness and insanity.
James Agee

Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
Maya Angelou

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

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
Smiley Blanton

Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
Agnes George DeMille

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

Education is a precondition to survival in America today.
Marian Wright Edelman

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Arnold Edinborough

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin

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

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green

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

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

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

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.
Charles F Kettering

Education must have an end in view, for it is not an end in itself.
Sybil Marshall

Education is a vaccine for violence.
Edward James Olmos

Education helps one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J Peter

By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.
Plato

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
Tom Robbins

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B F Skinner

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith

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 Swindoll

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

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.
Mark Twain

As if a woman of education bought things because she wanted 'em.
John Vanbrugh

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

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