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One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. Credulity is a greater evil in the present day than it ever was before, because, owing to the growth of education, it is much easier than it used to be to spread misinformation, and, owing to democracy, the spread of misinformation is more important than in former times to the holders of power.

Bertrand Russell

Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.

June Jordan

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

John F. Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. ... The average American (should be) content with their humble role in life, because they're not tempted to think about any other role.

William Torrey Harris

Our task is to provide an education for the kind of kids we have... Not the kind of kids we used to have... Or want to have... Or the kids that exist in our dreams.

Mary Kay Utech

Over the long term, if government revenues continue to be more than expenditures (surplus), then the economic health of the country improves, because the government can afford to invest in development projects such as research and development, education and infrastructure. With more income, the government can also afford to lower taxes, which increases corporate profits and attracts more foreign investors, resulting in more economic activities, creating more jobs and enlarging consumer spending and government revenues despite income tax cuts. It is what I call a virtuous economic cycle.

Med Jones

Over the long term, if government revenues continue to be more than expenditures (surplus), then the economic health of the country is good, because the government can afford to invest in development projects such as research and development, education and infrastructure. With more income, the government can also afford to lower taxes, which increase corporate profits and attracts more foreign investors, resulting in more economic activities, creating more jobs and enlarging the consumer spending and government revenues overall despite income tax cuts. It is what I call a virtuous economic cycle.

Med Jones

Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.

Burk Hudson

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not it is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.

Thomas Huxley

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.

Thomas Huxley

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks.

Charlotte Bronte

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.

Charlotte Brontë

Quality education is a key to civilization and socialization. Yes! sound education is bound to make you civilized and socialized eventually. Thus, endeavour to be educated. Besides, never mind your age in your quest for education. For, it does not matter.

Emeasoba George

Quality education is a key to civilization and socialization. Yes! sound education is bound to make you civilized and socialized eventually. Thus, endeavour to be educated. Besides, never mind your age in your quest for education. For, it does not matter.

Emeasoba George

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep-herding.

Ezra Loomis Pound

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.

Lady Nancy Astor

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.

Nancy Astor

Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.

Chuang-tzu

Schooling gives you knowledge, but education makes you wise.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Schooling will give you knowledge to make your living, but education is for living a life.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

Isaac Asimov

Self-importance is an exaggerated sense of one's own value or importance. Now listen up, you are important. But, you are not too important or all-important. Yes! no human is indispensable. Thus, never feel too important or all-important no matter your family background, political or social status and regardless of your of education/qualification/intelligence/wealth/riches.

Emeasoba George

Self-importance is an exaggerated sense of one's own value or importance. Now listen up, you are important. But, you are not too important or all-important. Yes! no human is indispensable. Thus, never feel too important or all-important regardless of your level of education/qualification/intelligence/wealth/riches/family background.

Emeasoba George

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