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Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell

The true university of these days is a collection of books.
Thomas Carlyle

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

Our colleges ought to have lit up in us a lasting relish for a better kind of man, a loss of
appetite for mediocrities.
William James

It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new.
Sophia Loren

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of
instruction. No, read in order to live.
Gustave Flaubert

Education should be the handmaid of citizenship.
Calvin Coolidge

Why has the educational system twisted and distorted the pleasant pursuit of knowledge into
a mechanical, measured, uniform and passive cramming of information?
Lin Yutang

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

Better to learn one thing well than to know ten superficially.
Chinese proverb

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for
these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle

Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be!
Arthur C. Clarke

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
Tryon Edwards

Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own
rice and you will save his life.
Confucius

Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle

He who is his own teacher has a fool for his pupil.
German proverb

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
William S. Burroughs

It doesn't hurt to get more education.
Donald Trump

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as
we continue to live.
Mortimer Adler

Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
Malcolm X

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... they are the only sure reliance for the
preservation of our liberty.
Thomas Jefferson

I don't know any way to short either Harvard or Stanford.
Jim Rogers

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo

Start thinking about yourself as a lifetime student at a large university. Your curriculum is
your total relationship with the world you live in, from the moment you're born to the moment
you die. Each experience is a valuable lesson to be learned.
Susan Jeffers

There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other
how to live.
John Adams

Life gets really simple once you cut out all the bullshit they teach you in school.
George Carlin

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

The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.
Will Smith

Ordinary people love entertainment. Extraordinary people adore education.
Robin Sharma

Confucius said: "Men of antiquity studied to impress themselves; men of today study to
impress others." (Analects XIV)
Yu Dan

Once you stop learning, you start dying.
Albert Einstein

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