Education-04

  • Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
    ~ Francis Bacon
  • I was born intelligent, but education ruined me.
    ~ Unknown
  • The secret of education is respecting the pupil.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Freedom of inquiry, Freedom of discussion and freedom of teaching- without these a university cannot exist.
    ~ Robert Maynard Hutchkins
  • 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
  • Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
    ~ Gail Godwin
  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
    ~ Robert Frost
  • 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
  • What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
    ~ Thomas Carlyle
  • The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
    ~ Russell Green
  • There is no virtue in being uncritical; nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics.
    ~ Richard Livingstone, On Education
  • I never let schooling interfere with my education.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
    ~ B. F. Skinner
  • In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
    ~ Wilson Mizner
  • Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
    ~ Will Durant
  • The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
    ~ Russell Green
  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
    ~ Robert Frost
  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self confidence.
    ~ Robert Frost
  • A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
    ~ Reverend Edward A. Malloy
  • It is only the ignorant who despise education.
    ~ Publilius Syrus
  • The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
    ~ Plutarch
  • The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
    ~ Plato
  • Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
    ~ Norman Douglas
  • I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
    ~ Mary Pettibone Poole
  • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
    ~ Malcolm Forbes
  • Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
    ~ Laurence J. Peter
  • Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn’t.
    ~ L. L. Henderson
  • She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
    ~ John Mason Brown
  • A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
    ~ John Ciardi
  • Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
    ~ James A. Garfield
  • The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
    ~ Herbert Spencer
  • College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
    ~ Helen Keller
  • Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
    ~ H. G. Wells
  • A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
    ~ Gail Godwin
  • Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
    ~ G. M. Trevelyan
  • Only the educated are free.
    ~ Epictetus
  • Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it’s in Hamburger Technology.
    ~ Clive James
  • Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten
    ~ B. F. Skinner
  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    ~ Aristotle
  • Education is the best provision for old age.
    ~ Aristotle
  • It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
    ~ Alec Bourne