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A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Theodore Roosevelt

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.

Arnold Edinborough

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

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

Education is life itself.

John Dewey

A school cannot exist as a permanent form of education. It can only exist until the student discovers that they can learn more themselves from the real world. From that moment on the majority always look for the most promising place the highest wisdom outside of school, with the result of schooling always collapsing over lifes education.

Paul. F. Meekin

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man and without this all other education is good for nothing.

R. D. Hitchcock

The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To repeat what others have said, requires education to challenge it, requires brains.

Mary Pettibone Poole

We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

Sir Walter Scott

A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.

Author Unknown

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

A Reggae education for a healing of the nation

Ricardo A Scott

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.

Smiley Blanton

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

John Lubbock

Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.

Karl Kraus

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Sir Walter Scott

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in education these days arises, not from defects in the students,teachers or schools, not from want of equipment or technology, but from the downright ignorance of the nature of honor, virtue and kindness. Sound education... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection of childhood, on unselfish performance of teachers and on accountability and reliability.

Paul. F. Meekin

America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

Evan Esar

America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

Evan Esar

America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.

Billy Graham

An educated man without ambition is as badly off as an ambitious man without education.

Vikrant Parsai

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 France

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

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