Nice Thoughts on Education

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Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.

Norman Douglas

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.

Russell Green

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; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.

Thomas H. Huxley

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

Diogenes Laertius

Education has for its object the formation of character.

Herbert Spencer

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.


Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.

Wu Ting-Fang

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

Evan Esar

Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.

Robert Hutchins

She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.

John Mason Brown

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

Oscar Wilde

One of the nice things about science fiction is that it lets us carry out thought experiments.

Rudy Rucker

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.

John F. Kennedy

I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it.

John F. Kennedy

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

John Ruskin

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.

Victor Hugo

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Love Poem

It's so nice
to wake up in the morning
all alone
and not have to tell somebody
you love them
when you don't love them
any more.

Richard Brautigan

Education should be viewed as a precious gift rather than an obligation

Albert Einstein

Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.

Pearl S. Buck
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