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An educated man without ambition is as badly off as an ambitious man without education.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
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 do know and what you don't.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
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 FranceRate it:
An education isnt how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. Its being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you dont. Its knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and its knowing how to use the information you get.
– William FeatherRate it:
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, HogfatherRate it:
An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.
– Maria MontessoriRate it:
An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible.
– UnknownRate it:
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
An election is a bet on the future, not a popularity test of the past.
– James Barrett Scotty RestonRate it:
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
– T. S. Eliot, Quoted in the May, 24 edition of "The Montreal Gazette"Rate it:
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
An elephant is a mouse, built to government specifications.
– John HerroRate it:
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.
– M. Shawn CoveyRate it:
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.
– Thomas TraherneRate it:
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
– Mark TwainRate it:
An enemy is like boiling water in a pot on the stove whose button may sometimes be in your hands.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
– Mark TwainRate it:
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
An envious heart makes a treacherous ear.
– Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God"Rate it:
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
– Minna AntrimRate it:
An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.
– Oscar LevantRate it:
An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
– Edwin P. WhippleRate it:
An epitome of the whole of life lies right in front of us, in the perpetual processes of re-oxidation and de-oxidation of the Hydrogens, within a single drop of water....that's also the essence of life on our Planet Earth and the Universe, by God's Grace.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:

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