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Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016 @ 8:46 PM EDT
Aug 23 2016

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

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

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.
-Ellen Key

Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.
-John Ruskin

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

Education has for its object the formation of character. To curb restive propensities, to awaken dormant sentiments, to strengthen the perceptions, and cultivate the tastes, to encourage this feeling and repress that, so as finally to develop the child into a man of well proportioned and harmonious nature- this is alike the aim of parent and teacher.
-Herbert Spencer

Education is a condition of imposed ignorance!
-Noam Chomsky

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
-Laurence J. Peter

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
-Will Durant

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
-Norman Douglas

Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
-Josef Stalin

Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.
-Rita Mae Brown

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

Education is experience, and the essence of experience is self-reliance.
-T.H. White

Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
-Robert Frost

Education is learning to grow, learning what to grow toward, learning what is good and bad, learning what is desirable and undesirable, learning what to choose and what not to choose.
-Abraham Maslow

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
-Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
-Lyndon B. Johnson

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
-John Dewey

Education is one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
-Bertrand Russell

Education is one thing and instruction, however worthy, necessary and incidentally or monetarily educative, another.
-Kingsley Amis

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

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today.
-Malcolm X

Education is preeminently a matter of quality, not amount.
-Henry Ford

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

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

Education is the acquisition of the art of the utilisation of knowledge.
-Alfred North Whitehead

Education is the best provision for old age.
-Aristotle

Education is the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
-John Maynard Keynes

Education is the mother of leadership.
-Wendell Willkie

Education is the process of throwing false pearls before real swine.
-Irwin Erdman

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
-Variously attributed

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
-Pete Seeger

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
-Henry Peter Brougham

Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
-Jean Giraudoux

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.
-Barbara Jordan

Education seems to be in America the only commodity of which the customer tries to get as little as he can for his money.
-Max Leon Forman

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

Education, like neurosis, begins at home.
-Milton R. Sapirstein

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

Education, the last hope of the liberal in all periods.
-Edmund Wilson

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

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

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

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
-Mark Twain


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