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Henry Peter Brougham Quotes and Sayings
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Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive;
easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
- Henry Peter Brougham

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The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

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

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore


 

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

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

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age?
- Erich Fromm

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

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

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.
- John W. Gardner

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 know and what you don't.
- Anatole France

It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes
from one generation to another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

No man who worships education has got the best out of education...
Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
- Sydney J. Harris

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

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

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

An educated people can be easily governed.
- Frederick The Great

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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.
- Russell Baker

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read.
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
- Alvin Toffler

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

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.
- Al McGuire

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
- Peter Drucker

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

Responsibility educates.
- Wendell Phillips

It is always in season for old men to learn.
- Aeschylus

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
- Annie Dillard

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

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

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned
something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
- Walt Disney

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths
for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
- Ernest Renan

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -
that is being educated.
- Edith Hamilton

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
- Allen Klein


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