Education Quotes

English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgement, and education -- Sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.

E. B. White

Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.

Ernie Fletcher

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.

Jacques Barzun

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.

Edward Thorndike

Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.

Barbara Boxer

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Joseph Addison

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.

Plato

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.

Bobby Scott

Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities.

Robert Menendez

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

Emma Goldman

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

David Suzuki

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty.

Charlotte Smith

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen. And ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences of science are none of his business, or he must be the doctor who sees the marks of death in a community that believes itself well and does not want to be told otherwise.

Aldo Leopold

I was born intelligent, education ruined me.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Whats the use of a high school education if you cant recall it when needed later on?

Hal Clement

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.

Gavin Newsom

No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress.

William Law

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.

Isocrates

What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.

Wendell Phillips

You can't legislate good will - that comes through education.

Malcolm X

He was the product of an English public school and university. He was, moreover, a modern product of those seats of athletic exercise. He had little education and highly developed muscles -- that is to say, he was no scholar, but essentially a gentleman.

H. Seton Merriman
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