Education Quotes

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

E. B. White

The first duty of a government is to give education to the people

SimÛn BolÌvar

The women in my life have all been librarians, English teachers, or booksellers. If they couldn't speak pidgin Tolstoy, articulate Henry James, or give me directions to Usher and Ox, it was no go. I have always longed for education, and pillow talk's the best.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Instead of trying to educate the human race, they should imitate the pedagogues of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, who concentrated their efforts on the education of a single person.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Perhaps the most fundamental value of a liberal education is that it makes life more interesting. It allows you to think things which do not occur to the less learned ... it makes it less likely that you will be bored with life.

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.

Christine Gregoire

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

Barbara Jordan

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert M. Hutchins

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

Gerald Early

There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.

Will Rogers

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

Russell Greene

Although it is foolish to believe that book learning is anything like the whole of education, it is always necessary, particularly in ages when there is a poverty of living examples of the possible high human types.

Allan David Bloom

Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you don't consider your students to be human beings

Lou Ann Walker

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

David Polis

I have never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

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