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Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
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.
My parents told me, "Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving." I tell my daughters, "Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job."
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A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education should be exercise; it has become massage.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
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.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it.