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No man who worships education has got the best out of education.... Without agentle contempt for education no man's education is complete. ~G.K. ChestertonThe aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what tothink - 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 BeattieThe whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. ~Sydney J.HarrisEducation is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned inschool. ~Albert EinsteinThe school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing toeconomize. ~Franklin D. RooseveltIt'll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Forcehas to hold a bake sale to buy bombers. ~Author unknown, quoted in
You Said a Mouthful 
, Ronald D. Fuchs, ed. An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how tomake a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life. ~Author UnknownIf you think education is expensive, try ignorance. ~Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than tohave education without common sense. ~Robert G. IngersollEducation... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. ~G.M. TrevelyanTo the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. ~A.A. MilneNations 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 FlexnerEducation is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ~Edward EverettReal education must ultimately be limited to men who
on knowing, the restis mere sheep-herding. ~Ezra PoundEducation should be exercise; it has become massage. ~Martin H. FischerThe object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughouttheir lives. ~Robert Maynard HutchinsHe who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~Victor HugoEvery time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at oneend you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fattenthe dog. ~Mark TwainMy idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame theirintellects. ~Robert Maynard HutchinsEducation is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~Will Durant Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and notfor the education of all adults of every age? ~Erich FrommEducation aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it justgives you a cramp on one of its rungs. ~Martin H. FischerEducation would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by thetime they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do notknow, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. ~William Haley 
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberaleducation. ~Tallulah Bankhead A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. ~George SantayanaEducation's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ~Malcolm S.Forbes An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turnsout to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious,mendacious - just dead wrong. ~R. Baker What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free,meandering brook. ~Henry David ThoreauEducation is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time thatnothing worth knowing can be taught. ~Oscar Wilde, "The Critic as Artist," 1890Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use?It's nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the waron education. If it's anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we'll all be hooked on phonics. ~Leighann Lord What if man were required to educate his children without the help of talkinganimals. ~Robert Brault,  www.robertbrault.comTo me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. ToMiss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not whatI call education. I call it intrusion. ~Muriel Spark,
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.~Cornelius VanderbiltEducation is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. ~Aristotle

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