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

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The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. 

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The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. 

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The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know. 

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The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

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The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. 

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The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize. 

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The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life. 

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If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. 

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If you sincerely desire a truly well-rounded education, you must study the extremists, the obscure and "nutty."  You need the balance!  Your poor brain is already being impregnated with middle-of-the-road crap, twenty-four hours a day, no matter what.  Network TV, newspapers, radio, mag

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If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world. 

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If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else. 

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I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.  Then they would really be educated. 

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In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection; otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books. 

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It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. 

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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. 

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It'll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers. 

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Learning, n.  The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. 

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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. 

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My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects. 

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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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Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. 

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Education should be exercise; it has become massage. 

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

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Education is the transmission of civilization. 

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