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George Peabody Quotes
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Education: A debt due from present to future generations.
- George Peabody

College isn't the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller

Most people's historical perspective
begins with the day of their birth.
- Rush Limbaugh

Education is a method whereby
one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
- Laurence J. Peter


 

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
- Albert Einstein

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
- Albert Einstein

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby


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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

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

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

The philosophy of the school room in one generation
will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
- Sydney J. Harris

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age?
- Erich Fromm

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

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

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Anyone who knows history, particularly
the history of Europe, will, I think,
recognize that the domination
of education or of government
by any one particular religious faith
is never a happy arrangement for the people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
- Malcolm Forbes

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

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

It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes
from one generation to another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

An educated people can be easily governed.
- Frederick The Great

Learn to think continentally.
- Alexander Hamilton

Children have to be educated, but they have also to
be left to educate themselves.
- Ernest Dimnet

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

To the extent that we are all educated and informed,
we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge,
others just gargle.
- Robert Anthony

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts,
in speech or on paper, some style.
- Alan K. Simpson

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -
that is being educated.
- Edith Hamilton

Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths
for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
- Ernest Renan

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
- Annie Dillard

You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
- Tammy Faye Bakker

Where the press is free and every man
is able to read, all is safe.
- Thomas Jefferson

Some people will never learn anything,
for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
- Alexander Pope

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

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read.
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
- Alvin Toffler

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

Responsibility educates.
- Wendell Phillips

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin,
they would never have found time to conquer the world.
- Heinrich Heine

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living.
That's one thing about a little education.
It spoils you for actual work.
The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
- Will Rogers

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein


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