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Education Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw

“What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” – George Bernard Shaw

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Aristotle

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. ” – Aristotle

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Malcolm Forbes

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

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Sydney J. Harris

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris

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Henry David Thoreau

“What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.” –¬†Henry David Thoreau

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Cornelius Vanderbilt

“If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.” – Cornelius Vanderbilt

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Mark Twain

“Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog.” – Mark … Continue reading

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A.A. Milne

“To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.” – A.A. Milne

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Robert Frost

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” – Robert Frost

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Victor Hugo

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

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Ezra Pound

“Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep herding.” -Ezra Pound

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Will Rogers

“There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.” – Will Rogers

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Oscar Wilde

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.” – Oscar Wilde

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Albert Einstein

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