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Education Quotes

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Every educated person is a future enemy.

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

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

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

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

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.