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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Education:

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
~ George Santayana.

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes.

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.
~ R. Baker.

An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
~ Terry Pratchett Quotes, Hogfather.

An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.
~ Author Unknown.

Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It's nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education. If it's anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we'll all be hooked on phonics.
~ Leighann Lord.

Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

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

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

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

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
~ Oscar Wilde Quotes.

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~ Aristotle.

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

Education should be exercise; it has become massage.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
~ William Haley.

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

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
~ Victor Hugo Quotes.

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

I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
TV: South Park, spoken by Kyle.

If a man is a fool, you don't train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.
~ Desmond Bagley.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
~ Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok.

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
~ James Farmer Quotes.

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