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Education Quotes


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"Reeling and writhing, of course to begin with," Mock Turtle replied, "and the different branches of arithmetic-ambition, distraction, uglification and derision."

'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree is inclined.

'Whom are you?' he asked, for he had been to night school.

A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.

A college education shows a man how little other people know.

A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it.

A good education should leave much to be desired.

A Good School deserves to be call'd, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.

A human being is not, in any proper sense, a human being till he is educated.

A kindergarten teacher is a woman who knows how to make little things count.

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

All learning has an emotional base.

All of us have two educations - one which we receive from others; another, and the most valuable, which we give ourselves.

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

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

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.

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.

An intelligent class can scarce ever be, as a class, vicious, and never, as a class, indolent. - The excited mental activity operates as a counterpoise to the stimulus of sense and appetite.

And if the student finds that this is not to his taste, well, that is regrettable. Most regrettable. His taste should not be consulted; it is being formed.

Boy handing over his report card: Of course I seem stupid to my teachers . . . they're all college graduates.


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