"The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Experience is the teacher of all things."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The only thing experience teaches you is what you can't do. When you start, you think you can do anything. And then you start to get a little tired."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much."

Enid Bagnold
Enid Bagnold "Autobiography"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wit is educated insolence."

Aristotle "The Art of Rhetoric"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education [...] has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals."

G. M. Trevelyan
G. M. Trevelyan "English Social History"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Building a conscience is what discipline is all about."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"An illiterate king is a crowned ass."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "The Dehumanization of Art"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."

Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon "The Advancement of Learning"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!"

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Aphorisms and Reflections"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Collected Essays"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts."

Henry Brooks Adams
Henry Brooks Adams "The Education of Henry Adams"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul."

Rating: 7.44 (Number of Voters: 9)

"The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is so constructed that we move through different phases and stages, each requiring the skills and wisdom of the previous ones."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."

Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams "Last Chance to See"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In youth we learn; in age we understand."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The key to education is the experience of beauty."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born."

Rating: 9.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We go to school to learn to communicate, but all the teachers say to us is "shut up!""

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When you lose, don't lose the lesson."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't be afraid to learn. Knowledge is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Freedom can occur only through education."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I am a part of everything that I have read."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every adult needs a child to teach; it's the way adults learn."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education costs money, but then so does ignorance."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one is truly literate who cannot read his own heart."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning; it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)