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A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Education
quotes Division : American writers   
     
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
~ Horace Mann | ( U.S. educator. ) | 1796-1859 | Education
quotes Division : Educators   
     
A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.
~ James B. Stockdale | (U.S. military. ) | 1923-2005 | Education
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
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 | ( 26th president of the U.S. ) | 1858-1919 | Education
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
According to this conception, the sole function of education was to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people's education, must serve that end exclusively.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Education
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Education
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
~ John W. Gardner | ( American educator, and social activist. ) | 1912-2002 | Education
quotes Division : Educators   
     
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 do know and what you don't.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Education
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
~ Socrates | ( Greek philosopher of Athens ) | 469 - 399 BC | Education
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Anyone who has passed through 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 | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Education
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Better build schoolrooms for ''the boy,'' than cells and gibbets for ''the man.''
~ Eliza Cook | (English author, poet and writer. ) | 1818-1889 | Education
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.
~ Peter F. Drucker | ( American writer and management consultant. ) | 1909-2005 | Education
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Education
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Education
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Education
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
~ Laurence J. Peter | ( Canadian teacher and writer. ) | 1919-1990 | Education
quotes Division : Educators   
     
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 | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Education
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Education
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Education
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
~ Horace Mann | ( U.S. educator. ) | 1796-1859 | Education
quotes Division : Educators   
     
Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Education
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     

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