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The true education of the child begins from the very moment of its birth. The rudiments
of knowledge are imbibed almost in the course of play.
Mahatma Gandhi

To earn more, you must learn more.
Brian Tracy

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more
places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss

The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit
the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas
ready-made. The aim is to make "good" citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens.
H. L. Mencken

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Leonardo da Vinci

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is
hammering on cold iron.
Horace Mann

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

The public education system in America is one of the most important foundations of our
democracy. After all, it is where children from all over America learn to be responsible
citizens, and learn to have the skills necessary to take advantage of our fantastic
opportunistic society.
George W. Bush

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the
use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards

The world can never be considered educated until we spend as much on books as we do on
chewing gum.
Josh Billings

Let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to find out the
natural bent.
Plato

I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the
unkind. I should not be ungrateful to these teachers.
Kahlil Gibran

Most homes valued at over 250,000$ have a library. That should tell us something.
Jim Rohn

The great end of learning is nothing else but to seek for the lost mind.
Mencius

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
G. K. Chesterton

Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant
enough to be free.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes

The most important thing in education is to make young people think for themselves.
Albert Schweitzer

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
Isaac Asimov

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and
infinite in quantity.
Horace Mann

You live and learn. Or you don't live long.
Robert A. Heinlein

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats
the beauty and the youth.
Chanakya

If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty
in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions,
then those in power work for us.
Carl Sagan

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner

An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who
touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is
the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Carl Jung

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't
help it.
Oscar Wilde

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the
possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
Mortimer Adler

People should learn Less More and not More Less.
Kenneth Blanchard

Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have
thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
Andy Rooney

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
Tryon Edwards

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery
of your own ignorance.
Will Durant

The purpose of school should be to prepare kids for the rest of their lives, but too often what
kids need to be prepared for is surviving the school day itself.
Susan Cain

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