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The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. – Mandell Creighton

If you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught. – Oscar Hammerstein II

He that loves reading has everything within his reach. – William Godwin

You can get all A’s and still flunk life. – Walker Percy

Education is the cheap defence of nations. – Edmund Burke

Books won’t stay banned. They wont burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete. – Epictetus

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly. – Arnold Ediborough


The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. – George Santayana

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

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 know and what you don’t. – Anatole France

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master. – Leonardo da Vinci

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. – Clifford Stoll

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity. – Horace Mann

The only real failure in life is one not learned from. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Responsibility educates. – Wendell Phillips


It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything. – Joseph Brodsky

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. – A. A. Milne

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

A child miseducated is a child lost. – John F. Kennedy

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious—just dead wrong. – Russell Baker


A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog. – John Grogan

Education is the transmission of civilization. – Ariel Durant

Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up. – Mary Astell

Character development is the aim of education. – O’Shea

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