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It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.
The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
James A. Baldwin
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins
From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.
Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
He who laughs most, learns best.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
It is better to learn late than never.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Your library is your paradise.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Robert Green Ingersoll
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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