Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

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You can never be overdressed or overeducated. – Oscar Wilde

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. – Brigham Young

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. – Maya Angelou

Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. – Walter Cronkite

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost

Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. – Steven Spielberg

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. – Margaret Mead

Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle

Marriage can wait, education cannot. –  Khaled Hosseini

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. – Plutarch


Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. – Plato

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. – Leonardo da Vinci

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Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. – S. Lewis

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. – Socrates

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul. – Muriel Spark

I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don’t have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn’t go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. – Ray Bradbury

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. – Henry Ford

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. – Phil Collins

I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. – Stanley Kubrick

To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society. – Theodore Roosevelt

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