Education

An EDUCATION isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.   Anatole France

EDUCATION is the best provision for old age.  Aristotle

Education is what survives when what has been taught has been forgotten. B. F. Skinner

A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience’s attention. Then he can teach his lesson.   John Hendrik Clarke

It is the mark of an EDUCATED MIND to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.  Aristotle

EDUCATION is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.   Will Durant

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely UNEDUCATED.    Alec Bourne

The great aim of education is not knowledge but ACTION.     Herbert Spencer

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.    Malcolm Forbes

EDUCATION is when you read the fine print. EXPERIENCE is what you get if you don’t.   Pete Seger

A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for LIFE. Reverend Edward A. Malloy

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

There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.   Denis Waitley

It is only the ignorant who despise education.   Publilius Syrus

EDUCATION is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.    Robert Frost

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.   Thomas H. Huxley

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

To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.   Mary Pettibone Poole

EDUCATION has for its object the formation of character.   Herbert Spencer

Fathers sent their sons to college either because they went to college OR because they didn’t.   L.L. Henderson

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

The DIRECTION in which education starts a man will determine his future life.   Plato

If we don’t model what we teach, we are teaching something else. Anonymous

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.  Carl Jung

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

It has been said that we have not had the three R’s in America, we had the six R’s; remedial readin’, remedial ‘ritin’ and remedial ‘rithmetic.   Robert M. Hutchins

Teachers and schools tend to mistake good behavior for good character. What they prize above all else is docility, suggestibility – the child who will do what s/he is told. They value most in children what children least value in themselves.  John Holt

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  1. There are really good quotes!


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