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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Education:

It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's: remedial readin', remedial 'ritin', remedial 'rithmetic.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes.

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
~ Robert G. Ingersoll.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
~ Aristotle.

It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

It'll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers.
~ Author unknown.

My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes.

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
~ Abraham Flexner.

No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
~ G.K. Chesterton Quotes.

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
~ Ezra Pound Quotes.

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
~ Bill Beattie.

The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a good living.
~ Charles F. Kettering Quotes.

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes.

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes.

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
~ Sydney J. Harris.

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.
~ Muriel Spark.

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
~ A.A. Milne Quotes.

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
~ Erich Fromm.

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