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It will be hard to discover a better [method of education] than that which the experience of so many ages has already discovered, and this may be summed up as consisting in gymnastics for the body, and _music_ for the soul... For this reason is a musical education so essential; since it causes Rhythm and Harmony to penetrate most intimately into the soul, taking the strongest hold upon it, filling it with _beauty_ and making the man _beautiful-minded_.

Plato, from a footnote in The Colloquy of Monos and Una, Edgar Allen Poe

It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.

Virginia Woolf

Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.

Josephine Tey

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.

John F. Kennedy

Life is a journey, education is our pleasure and our memory.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Loneliness is a good education. You learn the things no crowds can teach and you discover the things no crowds can give.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Make walks in the nights to benefit from the education of silence!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them--if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.

J. D. Salinger

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

Bertrand Russell

Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.

Bertrand Russell

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area - crime, education, housing, race relations - the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them.

Thomas Sowell

Much that passes for education ... is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least.

David P Gardner

Nagging questions remain Where is the line between making the most of one's potential and reaching for the unattainable Where is the line between education as a tool and education as a kind of magic The line is blurred and that is why when education fails, disillusionment is so bitter.

Henry Anatole Grunwald

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Cicero

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature is a good teacher; he who can read the nature well, he can learn sagacious things belong to life from it. Once you stepped in the nature, your philosophical education starts. A black vulture teaches you many things; a bear teaches you many things; a bird making its nest and a rosehip which resists being frozen, they teach you many things!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Next in importance to Freedom and Justice is popular education, without which neither Freedom nor Justice can be permanently maintained.

James Abram Garfield

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.

Plato

No one has ever died, from an overexposure to education.

Robert M. Hensel

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

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.

Henry Adams

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Henry Adams

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

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