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Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible
to enslave.
Lord Henry Brougham

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars
in history.
Carl Rowan

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.
Walter Bagebot

An education is like a crumbling building that needs constant upkeep with repairs and
additions.
Louis Dudek

The advantage of a classical education is that it enbales you to despise ther wealth which it
prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green

I had to go to Greek school, where I learned valuable lessons such as, "If Nick has one goat
and Nana has nine, how soon will they marry?"
Nia Vardalos

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Derek Bok

If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear
temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds and instill into them
just principles, we are then engraving that upon tablets which no time will efface, but will
brighten and brighten to all eternity.
Daniel Webster

No one has completed his education who has not learned to live with an insoluble problem.
Edmund J. Kiefer

You ain't gonna learn what you don't wanna know.
Jerry Garcia

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
Jacques Martin Barzun

Good education is the essential foundation of a strong democracy.
Barbara Bush

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Heinrich Heine

Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
Robert C. Savage

Creative minds have been known to survive any sort of bad training.
Anna Freud

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never
been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow here, firm as weeds among rocks.
Charlotte Bronte

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
John Ruskin

To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave.
Fredrick Douglas

The best academy, a mother's knee.
James Russell Lowell

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with
diligence.
Abigail Adams

What sculture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison

Creative minds have been known to survive any sort of bad training.
Anna Freud

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
Dr. Smiley Blanton

A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own
expectations.
Patricia Neal

Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Robin Cook

A great teacher never strives to explain his vision - he simply invites you to stand beside him
and see for yourself.
Rev. R. Inman

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more
in you than there was before.
Clifton Fadiman

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and
finding something else on the way.
Franklin P. Adams

The learners shall inherit the earth while the learned will be beautifully equipped to live in a
world that no longer exists.
Eric Hoffer

Tomorrow's illiterate will not be the man who can't read; he will be the man who has not
learned how to learn.
Alvin Toffler

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