"You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"After bread, education is the first need of the people."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Teachers are those who use themselves as bridges, over which they invite their students to cross; then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Faith is a wonderful thing, but doubt gets you an education."

Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner "Epigrams"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."

Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education is the best provision for the journey to old age."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"College isn't the place to go for ideas."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is the only lesson, other lessons are only to make you learn this one lesson."

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Everything I know I learned after I was thirty."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Study men, not historians."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The mark of a well educated person is not necessarily in knowing all the answers, but in knowing where to find them."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The least of learning is done in the classrooms."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who can find new wisdom in old knowledge will be a good teacher."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education: How come we have smart bombs and dumb kids?"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Education is the fountain that too few people drink from."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."

Rating: 1.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain."

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Books, the children of the brain."

Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift "A Tale Of A Tub"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins."

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than through grave teaching."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Learning takes us through many states of life, but it fails utterly in the hour of danger and temptation. Then faith alone saves."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Without a knowledge of languages you feel as if you don't have a passport."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The schools begin with what they call the elements, and where do they end?"

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Parents teach in the toughest school in the word: The School for Making People."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)