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  • Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.

    Education   School   Two  
  • It has always been a source of serious reflection and sincere regret with me that the youth of the United States should be sent to foreign countries for the purpose of education. Although there are many who escape the danger of contracting principles unfavorable to republican governments, yet we ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds from being too strongly and too early prejudiced in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own.

    George Washington, Jared Sparks (1840). “The Writings of George Washington: pt. IV. Letters official and private, from the beginning of his presidency to the end of his life: (v. 10) May, 1789-November, 1794. (v. 11) November, 1794-December, 1799”, p.14
  • If there's a reason for the way that life is I'd like to find it. After all, who's life is it?

    Education   Way   Life Is  
    Song: Why Should I Feel Blue
  • Spatial intelligence is virtually left out of formal education. In kindergarten we give children blocks and sand with which to build. Then we take those things away for the next twelve years of their education and expect kids to be architects and engineers.

  • Reading becomes the fuel for development.

  • A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

    Life   Education   Truth  
    Mark Twain (2012). “Mark Twain at Your Fingertips: A Book of Quotations”, p.485, Courier Corporation
  • Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

    Education   Peace   Money  
    Abraham Flexner (1994). “Universities: American, English, German”, p.302, Transaction Publishers
  • The accumulation of facts, even if interesting in themselves, should not constitute the main part of education; these facts, whether they be of classical learning or knick-knacks of history, will be of little use unless the mind has been trained to see them in proper perspective.

    Arthur Lynch (1921). “Moods of Life: Popular Psychological Studies of Affairs of Every Day”
  • Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

    Ernest Dimnet (1954). “The Art of Thinking”, p.36, Prabhat Prakashan
  • It is with all these qualities that we must stand before God and intervene on behalf of those who do not have them, as though clothed with someone else's garmentBut even before men we must, with the same love, render them service against their detractors and those who are violent toward them; for this is what Christ did for us.

    Education   Men   Quality  
  • Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.

    Horace Mann (1867). “Thoughts”, p.112
  • Promote then as an object of primary importance, Institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.

    George Washington (1852). “The life of General Washington: first president of the United States”, p.331
  • Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.

    Laozi, Lao-Tzu, Stephen Addiss, Stanley Lombardo (2007). “Tao Te Ching”, p.55, Shambhala Publications
  • The philosopher should be a man willing to listen to every suggestion,but determined to judge for himself.He should not be a respector of persons,but of things.Truth should be his primary object.

    Education   Men   Judging  
    Bence Jones, Michael Faraday (2010). “The Life and Letters of Faraday”, p.198, Cambridge University Press
  • A balanced intellect presupposes a harmonious growth of body, mind and soul.

    Education   Soul   Growth  
    Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1986). “The Moral and Political Writings of Mahatma Gandhi: Non-Violent Resistance and Social Transformation”, Clarendon Press
  • Proof is an idol before which the mathematician tortures himself.

  • I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.

    John Adams (2003). “The Letters of John and Abigail Adams”, p.264, Penguin
  • Education keeps the key of life; and liberal education insures the first conditions of freedom,--namely, adequate knowledge and accustomed thought.

  • I knew a man who carried his education in his vest pocket because there was more room there than in his head.

    Education   Men   Pockets  
    Karl Kraus (1976). “Half-truths & One-and-a-half Truths: Selected Aphorisms”
  • In colleges, there are no gender separations in courses of study, and students can freely choose their majors. There are no male and female math classes. But women generally choose college courses that pay less in the labor market. Those are the choices that women themselves make. Those choices contribute to the pay gap.

    Education   Money   Work  
    Phyllis Schlafly (2015). “Phyllis Schlafly: Volume I”, p.60, Creators Publishing
  • I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school.

    Education   School   Jail  
  • I tell you and you forget. I show you and you remember. I involve you and you understand.

  • Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

  • Knowledge is dead; the school, however, serves the living.

    Albert Einstein (2011). “Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words”, p.26, Open Road Media
  • Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.

  • It can be tempting to blame others for our loss of direction. We get lots of information about life but little education in life from parents, teachers, and other authority figures who should know better from their experience. Information is about facts. Education is about wisdom and the knowledge of how to love and survive.

  • The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

  • To explain too much is to steal a person's opportunity to learn, and stealing is against the Law.

  • I wanna run through the halls of my high school, I wanna scream at the top of my lungs. I just found out there's no such thing as the real world, just a lie you've got to rise above.

    Song: No Such Thing
  • Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

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