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Funny Steel Quotes
Funny Quotes about Steel

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Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

Men admire the man who can organize
their wishes and thoughts
in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new- hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
- William Shakespeare

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

For those who do not think,
it is best at least to rearrange
their prejudices once in a while.
- Luther Burbank


 

I am free of prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
- W. C. Fields

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

When our thoughts - which bring actions -
are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white,
we are in a living hell.
That is as real as hell will ever be.
- George Washington Carver

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious
throughout our society -
that women are now providing
all types of skills in every profession.
The military should be no exception.
- Jimmy Carter

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

Today's acorns grow into the oak trees of thirty years hence.
But what acorns are we sowing today?
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of prejudice or hatred would grow into.
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of pollution can become.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this world, the greatest courage is to drop the mind aside.
The bravest man is who can see the world
without the barrier of the mind, just as it is.
It is tremendously different, utterly beautiful.
There is nobody who is inferior and there is nobody who is superior -
there are no distinctions.
- Osho

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Nothing is more important in our national life
than the welfare of our children.
- Harry S. Truman (when signing the National School Lunch Act in 1946)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

Don't let schooling interfere with your education.
- Mark Twain

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive;
easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
- Henry Peter Brougham

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter
than our progress in education.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness,
the general mind must be strengthened by education.
- Thomas Jefferson

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

In the new economy, information, education,
and motivation are everything.
- William J. Clinton

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
- George Washington Carver

Education is not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

The highest education is that which
does not merely give us information
but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman


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