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Quotations by Subject: Education(Related Subjects: Learning, Knowledge, Teaching)Showing quotations 31 to 48 of 48 quotations in our collections
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894)
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD), Morals
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus (~100 BC), Maxims
The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing.
R. D. Hitchcock
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
Reverend Edward A. Malloy, Monk's Reflections
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963)
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins (1899 - 1977)
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
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 H. Huxley (1825 - 1895)
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Will Durant (1885 - 1981)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner (1876 - 1933)
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.