Quotes and Sayings about Education



"Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Education, Facts, Ignorance, Nothing)

"Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Education, Nature, Knowledge, Beginning, End, Human nature)

"There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Living)

"There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- John Adams
(Related: Living)

"What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Education, Soul, Sculpture)

"The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Education, Happiness, Life, End, Enjoyment, Possession, Satisfaction)

"I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Life, Love, Study)

"I did get a degree in special education."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education)

"I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Love, Education, Opportunity, Help, Kids, School)

"If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Career, Difference, Singing)

"There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book."
- Howard Aiken
(Related: Education, Computers, Right)

"I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Sound, Students)

"There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education."
- Buzz Aldrin
(Related: Education, Health, Life, Choices, Comfort, Investment, Responsibility)

"During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

"His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Education)

"I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Education, School, Teachers)

"I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Education, Nothing, World)

"The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Man, Religious)

"Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture."
- David Amram
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Artist)

"I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Education, Health, Awareness, Disease)

"I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Education, University)

"We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Jeopardy, Light, May, Project, Rivers, Will)

"I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Education, School)

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Family, Power, Society, Knowledge, Progress, Information)

"Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Power, Development, Democracy, Freedom, Rest, Right)

"Few things are as essential as education."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Education)

"In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Education, College, Lady, Today, World)

"In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Education, Sex, America, Culture, Disease, Fact, Folk)

"If education, culture, the higher life were shining things to be worshiped from afar, he had still a means left whereby he could draw one step nearer to them."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Life, Education, Culture)

"But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Education, Diaries, End, Prison)

"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
- Aristotle
(Related: Education)

"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
- Aristotle
(Related: Education, Adversity, Prosperity)

"Education is the best provision for old age."
- Aristotle
(Related: Age, Education, Old)

"Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Music, Education, Day)

"My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Education, Financial, College, Existence, Parents)

"We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Education, Self)

"Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Education, Custom, Ignorance, Imitation, Vice)

"Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Education, Humanity, Self)

"It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Men, Poetry, Education, Knowledge, College, Thinking, Years)

"Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

"Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Education, World)

"Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Education, Men, Books, Pen, Will)

"All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Quality, Jobs)

"Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Success, Country, Key)

"I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Leadership)

"You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Community)

"We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Dedication, Innovation)

"England is so defined, the class system, your education. I think what was unique about the Canterbury scene."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: Education, Class, England)

"It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Education, Science, England, May, Neglect)

"Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Values, Children, Nation, Parents, Schools, Teaching)

"Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Adolescence, School)

"Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Success, Ability, America, Children, Future, Will)

"As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Society, Faith, First)

"The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Goal, Chance, Children, Nation)

"My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Education, Acting, Advice, First, Liberal, School, Want)

"Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Experience, Travel, Education)

"Of course education becomes very very important and that's for our human resource development."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Education, Development)

"So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Education, English, Forget, Religious, School)

"When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Education, Government, Thought, Control, Children, Influence, State)

"The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Education, Purpose, Man, Sunset)

"No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions."
- David Baker
(Related: Technology, Education, Cure, Customer, Effort, Legislation, Will)

"Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Education, Health, Balance, Care, Generations, Living)

"Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Education, Environment, State)

"The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Education, Society, Being, Paradox)

"Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Education)

"The paradox of education is precisely this; that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Education, Society, Being, Paradox)

"Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Education, Mother, Character, Children, Word)

"Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Education, Service, Television)

"I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Education, Bible, Liberal, Shakespeare)

"Mothers, unless they were very poor, didn't work. Both of my parents had to leave education. My mother had to work in a cotton mill until 18 or 19, when she took some training in domestic science."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Science, Work, Education, Mother, Mothers, Parents, Poor, Training)

"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Government, Education, People, Control, Destiny, Help, Poor)

"I want my testimony to stand on that point. But I would point out that Zona Research Inc. showed we have increased market share among business users, educational users, and government users over the past several months - and that's more recent than the IDC report."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Business, Government, Months, Past, Research, Want)

"But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Education, Quality, Class, Fact, May, Needs, School, Students)

"Enhancing revenues will help us improve education and solve our infrastructure problems."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Education, Help, Problems, Will)

"If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, Burden, Duty, State, Taxation)

"It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Duty, Right, State)

"I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education)

"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Exercise, Jury, State)

"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Art, Government, Education, People, Country, Pretty)

"The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Exercise, Man, Mind, Pleasure)

"Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Injustice, Past, Style)

"Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Education, Nature, People, Nothing)

"Many seventh graders I know in Illinois, as well as around the Nation, are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Constitution, Nation, Pretty)

"Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Education, Commitment, Expectations, Parents, Students, Teachers)

"You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Education, Circumstances, Jobs, Protection, Security, Will)

"My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Education, Work, Men, Women, Effort)

"The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Education, Church, School)

"The real solution is to improve the incomes of the poor and provide their children with decent education."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Poor, Solution)

"In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)

"Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Exercise, Future, Rights)

"The formation of character in young people is educationally a different task from and a prior task to, the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day."
- William Bennett
(Related: People, Character, Day)

"Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools."
- William Bennett
(Related: Money, People, Schools, Years)

"All real education is the architecture of the soul."
- William Bennett
(Related: Architecture, Education, Soul)

"And, in the case of schools, or anything else, if you have something that is forcing you to do better than you did the day before, it makes you look forward and it makes you think in a way that's going to make the product better, which is the students and the education."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Education, Day, Schools, Students)

"My education was an education by movies."
- Robert Benton
(Related: Education, Movies)

"Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Education, Curiosity, Instinct)

"As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Education, Experience, Awareness)

"In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Actor, Living, Open, Theater)

"My father had very little formal education."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Education, Father)

"Most Indians go into education. Their parents just push them into education like parents in Australia push them into sports."
- Mahesh Bhupathi
(Related: Education, Sports, Parents)

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

"Right now, there's the illusion of order and civilization, but there's a tremendous amount of economic tension in this country and the educational system is constantly eroding."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Civilization, Country, Illusion, Now, Order, Right, Tension)

"Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Education, Time, Behavior, Care, Problems, Research, School)

"The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Education, Leadership, Country, states, United, World)

"Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Education, Development, Rules, School)

"I know each fund has its supporters, and that some will not want to see the surplus go to schools. But, in tough times, you have to set priorities. And our priority is education."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Education, Priorities, Schools, Want, Will)

"Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Chance, Civil rights, Giving, Privilege, Public)

"I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Education, Work, Thought, Being, Martin, World)

"Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Education, Job, Poverty, Solution)

"Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Education, Completion, Learning, Students)

"Education is the movement from darkness to light."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Education, Darkness, Light)

"Even on education, his one accomplishment, the Leave No Child Behind Act, and he has left it unfunded."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Education, Accomplishment, Act)

"Public education is an investment in our future."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Future, Investment, Public)

"We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Society, Knowledge, Law, Liberty, Public, Shadow)

"Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Education, Men, School, Training)

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance."
- Derek Bok
(Related: Education, Ignorance)

"The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Development, Progress, Future)

"Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Education, Bureaucracy, Children, Focus, Teachers)

"Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, Children, School, Violence, Worth, Years)

"I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, Experience, Work, People, Day, Justice, World)

"As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, People, Energy, Jobs, Promise, World)

"When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Education, Health, People, Care, Countries, Rights, Generosity, Human rights, Principles, Solidarity)

"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Education, Learning)

"An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Achievement, Reward)

"I'm forming a charitable institution for education."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Education)

"As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Work, Quality, Values, America, Commitment, Hard work, Nation, State, states, United)

"The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Education, People, Pride)

"The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

"The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Being, Communication, First, Internet, Law, Legislation, Research)

"Education is not so important as people think."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Education, People)

"People should be judged on the basis of their performance, not nationality, personality, education, or personal traits and skills."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Education, People, Performance, Nationality, Personality)

"I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Education, Religion, Belief, Christian, Christmas, Kids, Schools, Years)

"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)

"I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Dream, American, Democrats, Environment, Fight, Rights, Privacy, Public, Woman)

"Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Education, Government, Health, Men, Women, Benefits, Care, Nation, Promises, Reality, Rhetoric)

"We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through."
- Arthur Boyd
(Related: Education, Trust, People, Hope, Environment, Paradise, Talk, Will)

"I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Education, Money, People, College, End, Public, Years)

"Delaware River Power Squadron is dedicated to boating safety through education and civic activities in several locations in Philadelphia while also serving the boating public throughout southern Pennsylvania, the Delaware River, and the Chesapeake Bay."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Education, Power, Public, Safety)

"And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Education, Nature, Thought, Listening)

"We're failing our children with education, we're failing our environment."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Education, Children, Environment)

"I'm committed to universal health coverage and education."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Education, Health)

"Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Education, Responsibility, School)

"And the issues I think are important in Louisiana right now happen to be health care and education. And those are two areas that the federal government can play a very important role. And I think I can be effective in trying to help our state from the Washington scene."
- John Breaux
(Related: Government, Health, Education, Care, Help, Now, Play, Right, State, Trying, Washington)

"I had an Edinburgh, middle-class childhood and a public school education."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Education, Childhood, Public, School)

"Or the Department of Education and another ministry were worried about duplication of effort, so what did they do? They set up two committees to look into duplication and neither knew what the other was up to. It really is a world beyond parody."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Education, Effort, World)

"My idea of the ideal sex education site doesn't exist."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Education, Sex, Idea)

"I think that you have to do everything you can do to empower girls when they are young, from their education, to their successful independence, to their sexual self-knowledge."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Education, Successful, Independence, Girls, Self)

"If you're going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Government, Education, Public, Result, School)

"There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Education, Results)

"The problem with K-12 education is socialism and the solution is capitalism."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Education, Capitalism, Socialism, Solution)

"I think we spend too much on K-12 education a.k.a. teachers' salaries. It's the only industry where you never see any productivity increases."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Education, Productivity, Teachers)

"My education and background thoroughly inform my writing."
- David Brin
(Related: Education, Writing)

"I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I decided that I would completely change my look, change my image, change my name and move to New York."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Change, Education, Name, Schools)

"Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Education, Heart)

"A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Education, School, Writer, Writers)

"I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Food, Time, Job, Thinking)

"We need the best education system in the United States. The best system, not the most expensive."
- Bruce Brown
(Related: Education, states, United)

"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Education, Name)

"The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)

"The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Education, Sports, People, End, Games)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them."
- Jerome S. Bruner
(Related: Education, Culture, Will, World)

"Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education."
- John Bruton
(Related: Education, Work, Health, People, Country, Rights, Road, Safety, states)

"The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Education, Society)

"If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Education, Religion)

"To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education."
- John Buchan
(Related: Education, Time)

"Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Home, Education, Man, Needs, Woman, World)

"Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education, Work, Knowledge, Hope, Charm, Mythology, Relaxation, Study)

"The preparatory education of candidates for knighthood was long and arduous."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education)

"Don't give up on the child. Give the child an education. Give them daily love."
- Chris Burke
(Related: Love, Education)

"Education is the cheap defense of nations."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Education, Defense, Nations)

"You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That's an education in itself."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Education, Order)

"Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Education, Leadership, People, Difference, Gifts, Self, Students)

"The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Values, Facts)

"Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Education, Liberal)

"I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Education, Books, Learning, School, Theater)

"For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Education, Heart, Accomplishments)

"Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing."
- Mary S. Calderone
(Related: Education, Sex, Parents, School, Will)

"I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Work, Education, Goal)

"There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Education, Act, Being, Students)

"Poorer students take out larger loans and will have to contribute more to the cost of higher education."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Education, Students, Will)

"That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

"The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, Society, Country, Schools)

"Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution."
- Al Capp
(Related: Experience)

"A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Education, Work, Training)

"For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Education, Life, Now, School, Struggle, Will)

"We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university, and it is money well spent; but we must have education that fits not the few but the many for the business of life."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Business, Education, Life, Money, University)

"The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Career, Writer)

"Then it was that were passed the laws restricting emancipation and prohibiting education."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Education, Laws)

"I learned a lot from that first record and I learned a lot from my experiences touring, but really the biggest education I got over the past two years was learning the importance of arrangements."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Education, First, Importance, Learning, Past, Years)

"I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Education, Music, Europe, Public, State)

"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Education, Freedom, Key)

"Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Education, Heart, Character, Being, Nothing, Temperament)

"I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world."
- Steve Case
(Related: Education, Liberal, World)

"After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, State)

"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

"They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Family, Idea, Decision, College, First, Students)

"Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, Service, State, Teaching)

"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Beauty, Education, Friend, Youth)

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?"
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Education, Books, Goodness, Humanity, Students)

"Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, People, Danger)

"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
(Related: Education, Contempt, Man)

"The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, People, Purpose)

"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, Society, Soul)

"Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, Being, Want)

"There is no one area of chemical engineering that specifically helped me in my career as an astronaut, it was more the general education in engineering. Also, it was a very difficult and rigorous course. So, it made me strong and resourceful."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Education, Career, Engineering)

"Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Education, Environment, Self)

"Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet."
- Yvon Chouinard
(Related: Travel, Eyes, Fish, Now, Open, Self, Traveling)

"Education in my family was not merely emphasized, it was our raison d'etre."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Education, Family)

"No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Education, Elections, Fighting)

"The education of peoples is a necessary precondition to peace."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Education, Peace)

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory)

"Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Education, Conceit)

"I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

"There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Freedom, Help, Information, Poverty, Today, Want)

"There is a great deal of political pressure to only talk about abstinence, and to deny support for condoms and education on using them. This policy will lead to the unnecessary deaths of many people."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Abstinence, Pressure, Support, Talk, Will)

"I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I've had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, Parents)

"Let's not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, Children, Extremism, Religious)

"In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Education, Motivation, Economy, Information)

"Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Education, Americans, Democrats, Direction, Fighting, Healthcare, Security)

"In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable to unite the religious bodies in any system of combined religious instruction."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Religious)

"The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

"I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Success, Idea, Country, Religious, Years)

"Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Education, American, Future, Jobs, Language, Research, Students)

"Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Age, Education, Mother, Father, Burden, Driving, Kids, Obligation, Religious)

"Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Education, Work, Time, Will)

"The educational resources provided by a child's fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, School, Students)

"The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Education, Present, Schools)

"The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Family, Achievement, Children, Effect, Race, Results)

"If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Challenge, Culture)

"Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Art, Environmental, Education, Concern, Journalism, Law, Literature, Medicine, Now, Public)

"'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman."
- William Congreve
(Related: Education, Gentleman, University)

"Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Computers, Education, Society, Internet)

"The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education."
- John Conyers
(Related: Education, Americans, Neglect, Republicans)

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Education, Talent, Genius, People, Determination, Nothing, Persistence, Will, World)

"There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Education, Habits, Reform)

"Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Education, Sex, Idea, Kids, May, Schools)

"Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Life, Effort, Example, Joy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Education, People, Failure, Destiny)

"It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Education, Idea, Difference, May, University, Words)

"Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: History, Education, Science, Wealth, Christianity, Democracy, Inheritance, Repetition, Years)

"I'm from Brooklyn. I grew up very poor- seven people, four rooms. My dad had no education."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Dad, Education, People, Poor)

"My real education began when I entered the University of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student."
- James Cronin
(Related: Education, Chicago, University)

"My primary and secondary education was provided by the Highland Park Public School System."
- James Cronin
(Related: Education, Public, School)

"To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Education, Discipline, First, Mind, Reading, Worth)

"By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Education, Children, Crime, Drugs, Generations, Help, Nation, Poverty, Prosperity, Students)

"I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Education, Battle, Civil rights, Public, Schools, Support)

"The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Man, May, Responsibility, Stress, Teachers)

"Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Education, Defeat, Individualism)

"Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Kids, Nations, Potential, Results, states, Teachers)

"People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Education, Health, People, Opportunity, Care, Economy, National security)

"I'm very much in support of the free press, but the free press ought to be educational and informative. And I believe they have fallen down recently on that."
- Sam Dash
(Related: Press, Support)

"The establishment in Britain is certainly against the arts and against education. If something doesn't make a profit, it's invalid, and art doesn't make a profit in that sense."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Art, Education, Profit, Sense)

"At the moment, in Britain we're facing such enormous cutbacks in education programs and music programs and art programs that you feel you are knocking your head against a brick wall."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Art, Education, Music)

"I'm very interested, for instance, in music in education - getting young people not only to listen to, but participate in the music that I write. I consider this one of the most vital aspects of my work."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Education, Music, Work, People)

"It's about getting a more democratic Wales for the purpose of improving our economic performance, for improving the delivery of health care, for raising educational standards."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Health, Performance, Purpose, Care)

"What have I got? No looks, no money, no education. Just talent."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Education, Money, Talent)

"If the Liberals' law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Education, Sex, Law, Liberals, Schools, Will)

"I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman."
- Thomas Day
(Related: Education)

"The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Education, Equality, Children, Confidence, Focus, Goodness, Horror, Tolerance, World)

"Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Education, Choice, Tax, Public, Safety, Tax increases)

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
- John Dewey
(Related: Education, Life, Preparation)

"Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living."
- John Dewey
(Related: Education, Future, Living, Preparation)

"The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative."
- John Dewey
(Related: Education, Experience, Belief)

"To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education."
- John S. Dickey
(Related: Education, Power, Competence, Direction)

"The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience."
- John S. Dickey
(Related: Education, Men, Competence, Conscience, End)

"Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Education, Work, Elegance, Hard work, Reality)

"Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Education, Habit, Creation, Thinking)

"My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education."
- Ronnie James Dio
(Related: Education, Family, Work, Abuse, Childhood, Hard work, Importance)

"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth."
- Diogenes
(Related: Education, State, Youth)

"Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Education, People, Country, Fate)

"There is no education like adversity."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Education, Adversity)

"One of the problems with sex education... is that it also strips kids - especially girls - of their modesty to have every detail of anatomy, physiology and condom usage made explicit."
- James Dobson
(Related: Education, Sex, Detail, Girls, Kids, Modesty, Problems)

"Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Education, Possibility, Students, Tools)

"And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Education, Success, Mother, Today, Want)

"Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Education, State)

"By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man."
- John Dryden
(Related: Education, Man)

"In my opinion the prevailing systems of education are all wrong, from the first stage to the last stage."
- William Duane
(Related: Education, First, Opinion, Wrong)

"I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Education, Women, Care, Honor, Years)

"How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Education, Men, Children)

"The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Education, Family, Life, Influence, Parents, Prejudice)

"Education is the transmission of civilization."
- Ariel Durant
(Related: Education, Civilization)

"Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
- Will Durant
(Related: Education, Discovery, Ignorance, Nothing, Now, Years)

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
- Will Durant
(Related: Education, Discovery, Ignorance)

"Education is the transmission of civilization."
- Will Durant
(Related: Education, Civilization)

"Each year, I say I'm going to go to school next year. It's inevitable that I'll end up getting my education."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Education, End, School)

"When a person is humiliated, when his rights are being violated, and he does not have the proper education, naturally he gravitates toward terrorism."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Education, Being, Rights, Terrorism)

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Education, Community, World)

"Education is a precondition to survival in America today."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Education, Survival, America, Today)

"The whole process of this record was an education for me as a musician."
- Kenneth Edmonds
(Related: Education)

"The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Education, Discipline, End, Mind)

"Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing."
- Ilya Ehrenburg
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Development, Character, Today)

"Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Age, Education, Time, Development, Children, Experts, Risk, Thinking, Years)

"My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Education, Health, Children, Commitment, Focus, Future, Projects, Safety, Today, Will)

"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Education, Curiosity)

"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Education, School)

"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Education, Learning)

"Education in this country is about how to maintain the status quo and to perpetuate racism."
- Jane Elliot
(Related: Education, Country, Racism)

"Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Life, Education, Knowledge, Meeting, Skill)

"For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Education, Preparation)

"Education is all a matter of building bridges."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: Education, Building)

"When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

"Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you're an educational innovator, that isn't where the greatest need is."
- John Engler
(Related: Being, School, Schools, State)

"The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education."
- John Engler
(Related: Education, Example, School, Trouble)

"Some of the things I think I learned from that were very educational as far as just paying bills - the basics in dealing with a restaurant like that. It was just life - the education involved in running the organization, even on a small level."
- Todd English
(Related: Education, Life, Running)

"We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate. I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education, we are going to increase the dropout rate."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: Education, Career, Pretty)

"To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete."
- Epictetus
(Related: Education, Want)

"Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education."
- Paul Erdos
(Related: Education, American, Television)

"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week."
- Evan Esar
(Related: Money, America)

"I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of."
- Will Estes
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Kids, Tools)

"But I decided I wanted more education and I had to make a choice between starting law school, which was interesting to me, and going for a graduate degree in engineering."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Education, Choice, Engineering, Law, School)

"We are the number one economy in the world, and we ought to continue to pursue those kinds of policies that ensure that we maintain that position, like innovation and like technology and like education and like just research and development and discovery."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Education, Technology, Development, Discovery, Economy, Innovation, Research, World)

"I personally developed the Academy training program. All our training is based on solid educational principles. We present the material in four training formats: lecture, demonstration, drill, and implementation."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Present, Principles, Training)

"A Harris poll I've seen says only 12 percent of the electorate names taxes as one of the most important issues facing the nation. Voters put tax cuts dead last, behind education, Social Security, health care, Medicare and poverty."
- Lane Evans
(Related: Health, Education, Care, Tax, Names, Nation, Poverty, Security, Tax cuts, Taxes)

"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Education, Army, Liberty)

"I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. Then mankind will eat to live, be able to do better mental and physical work and disease will be less frequent."
- Fannie Farmer
(Related: Diet, Time, Work, Education, Knowledge, Disease, Mankind, Principles, Will)

"Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people."
- James L. Farmer, Jr.
(Related: Education, Change, People, Knowledge, Responsibility)

"The education cuts in the President's budget are both irresponsible and morally unjustifiable."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Education, President)

"African American children can't be educationally disadvantaged for 12 years and then experience a miracle cure when it comes time for admission into college."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Experience, Time, African, American, Children, College, Cure, Years)

"A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Education, Women, Anxiety, Conviction, Girls, Present, Will)

"'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Education, Learning, Potential, School, states, Students)

"Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Education, Management, American, College, Numbers, Students)

"What will we do in a globalised world? All human beings are equal, so they have the same right to have the same lifestyle-the same social security, jobs, education."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Education, Jobs, Right, Security, Will, World)

"The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty - not marble floors and foundations."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Education, Doctors, Poverty)

"Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat."
- Martin Henry Fischer
(Related: Education, Driving)

"In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Education)

"Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Life, Education, Dying)

"My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education."
- Renee Fleming
(Related: Education, Music, Night, Parents, Singing)

"Whenever I am among my fellow Governors, I am struck by how many face the same education improvement issues."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Education, Improvement)

"Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Education, Opportunity)

"Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both."
- Abraham Flexner
(Related: War, Education, Civilization, Choice, Nation, Nations)

"I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Nature, Virtue, Public, Schools, Spiritual)

"In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Faith, Trust, Discipline, Compassion, Ideals, Schools, Understanding)

"By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Development, Character, Values, Children, Parents, Schools, Students)

"I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Care, Community, Needs, School)

"The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Education, Purpose, Mind, Open)

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Education, Purpose, Mind, Open)

"Men may be spoiled by education, even as they are spoiled by illiteracy. Education is the preparation of the mind for future work, hence men should be educated with special reference to the work."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Education, Men, Work, Future, May, Mind, Preparation)

"I do not inveigh against higher education, I simply maintain that the sort of education the colored people of the South stand most in need of, is elementary and industrial. They should be instructed for the work to be done."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Education, Work, People)

"We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Afghanistan, Country)

"I've never been a big believer in formal education."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Education)

"You may be a redneck if... you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Education, May)

"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
(Related: Education, Being, Memory)

"An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind."
- Anatole France
(Related: Education, Mind, Will)

"Nine tenths of education is encouragement."
- Anatole France
(Related: Education, Encouragement)

"It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist right has really taken over much of the Republican Party, People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Education, People, Party, Proof, Republican, Right)

"Also, if we take back our schools and concentrate on improving them so our children get a better education, they will be better trained to compete for a job locally."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Education, Children, Job, Schools, Will)

"Genius without education is like silver in the mine."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Education, Genius)

"My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Education, Women, Mother, Being, Woman)

"The government's objective, broadly expressed, is that all persons, whatever their level of ability, whether they live in town or country, have a right as citizens to a free education of the kind for which they are best fitted and to the fullest extent of their powers."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Education, Government, Ability, Country, Right)

"Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information."
- E. Franklin Frazier
(Related: Education, Inspiration, Information, Past)

"Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life."
- E. Franklin Frazier
(Related: Life, Politics, Failure, Church, Prizes)

"They greatly respected scholarship in itself, but they also impressed upon us that there were great opportunities available for those who were well educated. I received my primary and secondary education in Chicago."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Education, Chicago)

"The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Education, Brother, Sacrifice, Development, Encouragement, Importance, Parents)

"We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Education, Winning, First, Public, Race)

"As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible - my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Education, Parents, Support, Will)

"Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Inspiration)

"Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Country)

"Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Quality, Opportunity)

"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Age, Education, Society, Children)

"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Education, Ability, Losing, Self, Temper)

"Education is hanging around until you've caught on."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Education)

"Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Change, Education, Life, Trouble)

"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
(Related: Time, People)

"It was clear to me that the forms of consciousness of our inherited and acquired historical education - aesthetic consciousness and historical consciousness - presented alienated forms of our true historical being."
- Hans-Georg Gadamer
(Related: Education, Being, Consciousness)

"Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Education, Life, Building, Purity, Sound)

"I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Now, Schools, Today, Will, Wonder, Years)

"The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Goal, Burden, Conviction, Pursuit, School, Will)

"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
(Related: Education, People, Flowers, Giving, Plants, Teaching, Today)

"Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Education, Freedom, Importance, Justice, Popular)

"I wanted to further my education, so I went on to get a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and came back and served about ten years in the Canadian Navy as what we call a combat systems engineer."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Education, Engineering, Navy, Years)

"Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Success, Nation, Protection)

"I was born in Paris in 1950. I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Education, Paris)

"The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

"The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare?"
- Susan George
(Related: Education, Fight, Healthcare)

"Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the hands of illiterate people, and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy is not made a reproach on them."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: People, Care, Legislation, Will)

"If you can feed your family, give them an education, then you are a success."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Success, Education, Family)

"There are amazing schools and amazing educators that are doing a wonderful job. And then there are a lot of educators that are not prepared to deal with inclusive education. They haven't been trained. It's really quite lovely and easy when you understand how to do it."
- Laura San Giacomo
(Related: Education, Job, Schools)

"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
(Related: Education, Society, Heart, Act, Liberal, Teaching)

"Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: First, Man, Teachers)

"The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce."
- Virginia Gildersleeve
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Vision, Ability, Community, Future, Past, Service, Skill)

"Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Education, Wisdom)

"This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Heart, Encouraging, Growth, Students, Understanding)

"To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Certainty, Challenge, Responsibility)

"We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts."
- William Glasser
(Related: Knowledge, Facts, Focus, Schools, Thinking)

"As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families."
- William Glasser
(Related: Knowledge, Goal, Schools, Will)

"Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Quality, Learning)

"Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de-humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Possibility, Now, Right)

"I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Wrong)

"If we had in this room a hundred teachers, good teachers from good schools, and asked them to define the word education, there would be very little general agreement."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Agreement, Schools, Teachers, Word)

"If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Competence, Students, Teaching, Will)

"I think education is both using and improving knowledge and that changes the whole picture."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Knowledge)

"The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel."
- John Glenn
(Related: Education, Technology, Travel, Science, Help, Space, Will)

"Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi, was 1964. I graduated from high school in 1965. So becoming active was almost a rite of passage."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Education, Freedom, Project, School, Summer)

"As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking."
- William Godwin
(Related: Education, Reading, Thinking)

"Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education."
- William Godwin
(Related: Education, Forget, Haste)

"Government will not fail to employ education, to strengthen its hands, and perpetuate its institutions."
- William Godwin
(Related: Government, Education, Will)

"Education is dangerous - every educated person is a future enemy."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: Education, Enemy, Future)

"Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Life, Being, Effort, Necessity)

"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
(Related: Education, Sympathy, Soul, Wealth, Effort, Generosity, Kindness, Treasure)

"All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Education, Mind, Will)

"My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Hope, Training, Words)

"I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever."
- Al Gore
(Related: Education, First, President, Today, Will)

"I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
- Al Gore
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Country, Protection)

"Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Education, Family, Work, Balance, Children, Culture, Fathers, Media, Past)

"A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Work, Children, May, Treatment, Will)

"With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Curriculum, Future, Job, Road, School, Students)

"To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Economy, Expectation, Reality, School, Students, Succeed, Tools)

"And I also thought that Richard Nixon was the greatest political education we have ever had, but it looks like we need to relearn them again."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Education, Thought, Nixon)

"Quite a few, actually, are involved in education. They have had the same experience Hanna and I had: when they started having their own kids, they didn't want them to have a poor educational experience; they wanted them to enjoy school."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Experience, Education, Kids, Poor, School, Want)

"But, neither of these educational scenarios worked for us, so when we started a family, we wanted a different school for our children. And the other founders felt the same way."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Family, Children, School)

"To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Education, Communication, Importance, Succeed, Will)

"A good education should leave much to be desired."
- Alan Gregg
(Related: Education)

"One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, Quality, Tools)

"Truly, the challenges we face are not Democratic challenges or Republican challenges. In fact, they are not political challenges at all; they are fiscal challenges, and educational challenges, and the challenges of figuring out how to take care of each other."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Care, Fact, Republican)

"Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, Careers, Poverty)

"Education is the foundation upon which we build our future."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, Future)

"Education exposes young people to a broader world, a world full of opportunity and hope."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Hope, World)

"The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received."
- John Grierson
(Related: Education, Men, Effect, Thinking)

"Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Education, Women, Sympathy, Inferiority, Liberal, Man, Wrong)

"Education isn't part of my agenda, it is my agenda."
- Kenny Guinn
(Related: Education)

"I think part of the problem is the education system doesn't work - it's not accountable."
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Education, Work)

"Having an education is invaluable."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Education)

"Marlon was so sensitive, you thought the poor guy just had a bad education."
- Uta Hagen
(Related: Education, Thought, Poor)

"I loved education, and, yes, I did want to go on learning."
- Arthur Hailey
(Related: Education, Learning, Want)

"Taxpayers will not stand for - nor should they - the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Education, People, Advertising, Party, Support, Training, Will)

"A college education shows a man how little other people know."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Education, People, College, Man)

"There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: Age, Education, Children, Fact, State, Tests, Will)

"Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child."
- Charles Handy
(Related: Education, Curriculum)

"Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone."
- John Hannah
(Related: Education, Discovery, Man, March, Old, Relationships)

"We got stuffed 4-1, but it was just great to play against, it was like an education. You think you are half good and then you go and play against a side like that!"
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Education, Play)

"Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Generations, Wrong)

"My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Heart, Film, First, Job, Oil, Old, Research, Years)

"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Education, Purpose, Windows)

"The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Education, Purpose, Leisure, Liberal, Mind)

"So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational."
- Ray Harryhausen
(Related: People, Entertainment, Now, Value)

"Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Education, People, Country, Hunger, Mortality, Nation, Public, Yesterday)

"Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God."
- B. R. Hayden
(Related: Education, Religion, God, Evil, Grace)

"If you give me any problem in America I can trace it down to domestic violence. It is the cradle of most of the problems, economic, psychological, educational."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: America, Problems, Violence)

"There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Education, Life, Hope, Expression, Normality, Violence, Youth)

"Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Education, Authority, End, Liberal, Rest, Schools, State, Support)

"I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Business, Education, Energy, First, Sense)

"Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself; indeed, it seems to execute itself."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Education, Power, Effort, Law)

"Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Education, Fool, May)

"For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Bible, English, Literary, Literature, Reason, Study)

"Education is the art of making man ethical."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: Art, Education, Man)

"I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Education, Quality, Meeting, Needs, Obligation, Public)

"You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)

"I believe education is the great equalizer."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Education)

"Such schemes take money from people who can least afford to spend it to support an unneeded bureaucracy that eats money people thought they were providing for education."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Education, Money, Thought, People, Bureaucracy, Support)

"I had had a classical education prior to that."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Education)

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Community, Economy, Future, Investment)

"Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Life, Living)

"Men of polite learning and a liberal education."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Education, Men, Learning, Liberal)

"I knew from a young age that I could sing and it was impressed upon me that if I got a classically trained education in voice, it would serve as a foundation for whatever I chose to do."
- Shuler Hensley
(Related: Age, Education, Voice)

"Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Education, Time, History, School)

"It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Work, Education, People, Jobs)

"Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Education, People, Discrimination, First)

"Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education."
- John Hersey
(Related: Education, Failure, Beginning, First, Learning)

"Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country."
- Robert Hewison
(Related: Death, Education, Truth, Growth, Values, Country, Museums, Numbers)

"During this period at the Department of Education, my working relationship with Judge Thomas was positive."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Education, Positive)

"Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Education, Thought, Effort, Struggle)

"Everybody in this country who wants to should be able to get as much education as they want. Education is the best resource we have."
- Maurice Hinchey
(Related: Education, Country, Want)

"It is incumbent upon all of us to build communities with the educational opportunities and support systems in place to help our youth become successful adults."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Successful, Help, Support, Youth)

"The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Health, Education, Quality, People, Care, Jobs, Water)

"High bankruptcy rates, increased credit card debt, and identity theft make it imperative that all of us take an active role in providing financial and economic education during all stages of one's life."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Education, Life, Financial, Credit, Debt, Identity, Theft)

"At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Education, Quality, Americans, Children, Drugs, Healthcare, Job, Military, National security, Retirement, Want)

"Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Education, Destruction, Liberalism, Poison)

"Education is critical not only to each one of us individually, but also to build the economic vitality of our state."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Education, State, Vitality)

"It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Education, Growth, Boats, Cooperation, Jobs)

"At the time it seriously troubled me, but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator, President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another. It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally unaware and it was the beginning of my real education."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Education, Time, Beginning, Eyes, Man, President)

"A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Success, Technology, Growth, Information, Nation, Productivity, Variety)

"Education begins at home. You can't blame the school for not putting into your child what you don't put into him."
- Geoffrey Holder
(Related: Education, Home, Blame, School)

"One of the biggest development issues in the world is the education of girls. In the United States and Europe, it has been accepted, but not in Africa and the developing countries."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Education, Development, Countries, Europe, Girls, states, United, World)

"If there is something I would like to do as President of the General Assembly, it is to place more emphasis on the issue of education, which enables a better life for women."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Life, Women, Education, President)

"I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control, but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Education, Control, Birth control, Poverty, Question, Want)

"As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Education, Health, War, Quality, People, Policy, American, Care, Children, Congress, End, Energy, Iraq, Needs, Retirement, Secur)

"The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Education, Facts, Learning)

"It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Education, Time, Investigation, Obvious)

"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Education, Years)

"People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have."
- John Holt
(Related: Experience, People, Children, Want)

"Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Education, Heart, Teachers)

"The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Men, People, Constitution)

"If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing."
- John Hope
(Related: Equality, Education, Money, Honesty, American, Privilege, Will)

"Knowledge without education is but armed injustice."
- Horace
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Injustice)

"A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Education, Party, University)

"Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor."
- Samuel Horsley
(Related: Education, Government, May, Neglect, Poor, Safety)

"The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Government, Education, Health, Development, Approval, Parliament, Public, Support)

"The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Education, Government, Knowledge, Benefits, Community)

"It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture, art and education, slip into writing because of their environments."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Art, Education, Virtue, Culture, Writers, Writing)

"And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Education, Actor, Career, Film, Gain)

"I'm also working with Mrs. Bush on some education projects in Afghanistan, so I get to see her a great deal."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Education, Afghanistan, Projects)

"Life isn't all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles, or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman's education."
- Thomas Hughes
(Related: Education, Life, Beer)

"Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Education, Common sense, Result)

"I have said it on several occasions, several times from this podium, that providing a quality education for our children is high on my priority list. I will not stop now."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Now, Will)

"There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves."
- David Hume
(Related: Education, History, Men, Delusion, Learning, Sense)

"In my opinion, what changed the situation eventually - and, of course, it took a lot of time to change it, things like that don't change in a week or a fortnight - was the new educational system."
- John Hume
(Related: Change, Time, Opinion)

"I went to the local schools, the local state primary school, and then to the local grammar school. A secondary school, which technically was an independent school, it was not part of the state educational system."
- John Hume
(Related: Grammar, School, Schools, State)

"I didn't go to high school, and I didn't go to grade school either. Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability."
- H. L. Hunt
(Related: Education, School)

"I'm not sure it's the stimulus money that will necessarily allow the economy to recover. It will help to fortify our budgets, frankly, to ensure that there isn't as much backsliding in the areas of education and healthcare, for example."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Education, Money, Budgets, Economy, Example, Healthcare, Help, Will)

"Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Prosperity)

"Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education I do not believe that either children or adults in my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Education, Balance, Children, Country, Germany)

"My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Education, Idea)

"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Education)

"Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Education, Reform, Students)

"Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes different points of view."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Education)

"A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Family, Education, Time, Class, Liberal, Man, Nation, Prison, Race)

"The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Education, Ability)

"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Education, Body, Habits, Machine)

"As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power."
- Douglas Hyde
(Related: Power, Culture, Influence, Language, Legends)

"Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Education, God)

"The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Values, Facts)

"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Education, Common sense)

"NSF is the only federal agency with a proven track record of selecting education projects through a rigorous, careful and competitive process that draws on a wide variety of experts from outside government."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Education, Government, Experts, Projects, Variety)

"We should be trying to make education less expensive, not more."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Education, Trying)

"I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Education, Enthusiasm, Being, Passion)

"I've probably saved thousands of peoples' lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything."
- Steve Irwin
"Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Education)

"Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they - not someone else - must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Education, Home, Children, Parents, Responsibility)

"I agree that it is not just the extremists who harbor bad thoughts or engage in bad acts, but they are usually the source of the polarization and try to keep education and communication of the main stream from moving forward."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Education, Thoughts, Communication)

"My father is a real idealist, and he's all about learning. If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding 'No.' But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I'd be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Education, Father, Day, Growing up, Learning)

"Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Education, Progress, Americans, Schools)

"The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Education, Work, Lie, Dream, Determination, Blame, Hard work, Lies)

"If you have four years to complete your college education, do it."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Education, College, Years)

"I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Education, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Will)

"It would be nice if education was free to everyone who wanted it, but that's not the world we live in."
- Glenda Jackson
(Related: Education, World)

"The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Education, Work, World)

"I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am."
- Alice James
(Related: Education, Fool, Wonder)

"The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one."
- William James
(Related: Education, College, Man)

"The Recovery plan will put money in the pockets of the American worker, create and save millions of new jobs and invest in crucial areas such as health care, education, energy independence and a new infrastructure."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Health, Money, Education, American, Care, Energy, Independence, Jobs, Will)

"Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Success, Business, Education, Positive, Football, Key, Positive thinking)

"To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Education, Clouds, Darkness, Mind)

"There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Economy, Envy, Future, Nation, Nothing, Security, World)

"We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Responsibility)

"Looking ahead, I can see more and more instances where I will disagree with the president on very fundamental issues. The largest, for me, is education."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Education, President, Will)

"In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Education, Home, State)

"Come forward as servants of Islam, organise the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Power, People, Islam, Will)

"When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Education, Music)

"Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Education, Life, Culture, Day, Joy, Wrestling)

"Americans are a decade behind Canada when it comes to sex education and understanding their bodies."
- Sue Johanson
(Related: Education, Sex, Americans, Canada, Understanding)

"My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education."
- John H. Johnson
(Related: Education, Faith, Life, Work, Mother, Hard work, Influence, Justice)

"Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Opportunity)

"We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Age, Education, Men, Society, Luxury, Man, Necessity)

"Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Men, Opportunity, Blind, Fact, Justice, Race, Will)

"All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?"
- Nicholas Johnson
(Related: Question, Teaching, Television)

"A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Education, Virtue, Democracy, Trouble)

"Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Education, Journey)

"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Education, Empowerment, Key)

"I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Education, School)

"Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Parents, Selfishness, Slavery, Tyranny)

"Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Leadership, Creativity, Spirit, Students)

"I had to gain experience as I did not have a technical education."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Related: Education, Experience, Gain)

"I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Education, Life)

"If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years."
- Alfred Kazin
(Related: Education, Medicine, Practice, Right, Years)

"It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do, and if you were inclined to be a writer, that's a help."
- John Keegan
(Related: Education, People, Childhood, Help, Regret, World, Writer)

"If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Kids, Newspapers, Schools, Television)

"The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education."
- Barnaby C. Keeney
(Related: Education, College, Students, Years)

"The highest result of education is tolerance."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Education, Result, Tolerance)

"Illegal immigration costs taxpayers $45 billion a year in health care, education, and incarceration expenses."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Health, Education, Care)

"I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, Truth, People, Financial, Growth, American, College, Students, Talk)

"I believe the American people are entitled to some straight talk when it comes to higher education funding."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, People, American, Talk)

"With the enactment of the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act, we have taken an important step toward achieving federal education policies that will allow students to learn and achieve at the highest possible level."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Education, Act, Students, Will)

"As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Education, Quality, Mother, Importance)

"Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Education, Men, Women)

"And I definitely wanted to be a writer, but I felt a duty now, having used up those educational resources, I felt a duty to the church and my parents to become a priest."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Church, Duty, Now, Parents, Writer)

"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Progress, Mind, Nation)

"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Truth, Knowledge, Goal)

"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Now)

"As a Member of Congress, I've continued my family's tradition of focusing on education."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Family, Congress, Tradition)

"Too many vital education dollars that should be spent in the classroom are bouncing around in the federal bureaucracy."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Bureaucracy, Classroom)

"Few things are more important to each individual's future success or to our nation's prosperity than education."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Success, Future, Nation, Prosperity)

"But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens' names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Decisions, Names, Parents, Promises, School, Teachers, Washington)

"If we do not provide education for every single American, we are consigning those without an education to second-class status."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Education, American)

"An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Education)

"Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity."
- Ellen Key
(Related: Education, Dignity, Liberal, Skill)

"When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Impression, Control, Children, Culture, Effect, Entertainment, Freedom, Media)

"Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent."
- John Maynard Keynes
"The one thing we can do is invest in the quality of education, especially higher education."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Education, Quality)

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Character, Goal)

"I'm on Governor Gray Davis' California Alliance Towards Education to bring the arts back to high schools."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Education, Alliance, Schools)

"With my ministry of light, part of what I do is work on the California Alliance For Arts Education."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Education, Work, Alliance, Light)

"Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Education, Financial, Schools)

"I had a liberal arts education at Amherst College where I had two majors, mathematics and philosophy."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Education, College, Liberal, Mathematics, Philosophy)

"My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Education, History, English, Mathematics, Public, School, Training)

"I think through education, belief in God, and good engineering, our children become a lot better at what they're doing than we did, and that starts with the very first sign of life on the face of this earth."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Life, Education, God, Belief, Children, Earth, Engineering, First)

"My father was in the coal business in West Virginia. Both dad and mother were, however, originally from Massachusetts; New England, to them, meant the place to go if you really wanted an education."
- John Knowles
(Related: Business, Dad, Education, Mother, Father, England)

"We are getting an education of a lifetime. We're actually out there in the real world."
- Solange Knowles
(Related: Education, World)

"My family gave me the best in education."
- William Standish Knowles
(Related: Education, Family)

"Our office acts like a kind of educational establishment and we are very careful who we educate."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Office)

"There have been some good studies done in California with Hispanic parents where in the course of a year, they have changed their entire nutritional intake for the better. The kid becomes, in a sense, the bridge between the educational process and the home."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Home, Parents, Sense)

"So long as these kinds of inequalities persist, all of us who are given expensive educations have to live with the knowledge that our victories are contaminated because the game has been rigged to our advantage."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Knowledge)

"During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Education, Time, Progress, Achievement, Public, Schools)

"Many of those who argue for vouchers say that they simply want to use competition to improve public education. I don't think it works that way, and I've been watching this for a longtime."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Education, Competition, Public, Want)

"I am opposed to the use of public funds for private education."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Education, Public)

"Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't come into the world."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Education, Sex, Children, Girls, World)

"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Education, Idiots)

"Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Education)

"There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Education, Life, End, Examination, Learning)

"There is no need to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Education, Life, Examination, Learning)

"Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization."
- John Agyekum Kufuor
(Related: Education, Globalization, Will)

"My mom and my dad wanted my brother and I to have a better life, you know, better education, better jobs. It was probably harder, much, much harder, for my parents. When you're a kid, you can learn a language much more easily; I learned English in less than a year."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Dad, Mom, Education, Life, Brother, English, Jobs, Language, Parents)

"He didn't work for money. He worked because he loved kids and education."
- Richard Lamm
(Related: Education, Work, Money, Kids)

"No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process."
- Louis L'Amour
(Related: Education, Necessity)

"I've always wanted to get an education, and tonight's as good a time as any."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Time, Education)

"A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Purpose, Difficulty, Order, Party, Will)

"The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Books, Information, Public, Teachers)

"Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Society, Morals, Want, Youth)

"I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Design, Education, Society, Purpose, Committee, Poor, Resolution, Spirit)

"THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children, regardless of the cost; but it is not so with him whose Subsistence is derived from industry."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Children, May, Theory)

"The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it, is almost generally reiterated through every department of education."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Complaint, Difficulty)

"May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Children, Facts, Friends, May, Prizes, Welfare)

"As proud as we are of this city and as extraordinary as it is, all of south Louisiana and all of the Gulf Coast is a very special place, and the federal government has underinvested in it year after year after year, whether it's education or health care."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Education, Government, Health, Care)

"Career Education is one of the largest global providers in the higher education sector. We are projecting to be over $1.1 billion in revenue in 2003, which puts us number one in our sector for onsite education and number two for online education in terms of revenue."
- John Larson
(Related: Education, Career)

"We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance."
- John Larson
(Related: Education, History, Company, Reputation)

"I didn't get to see Predator until halfway through shooting. It was great to get an education while I was shooting because it made me excited to be part of this legacy."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Education)

"My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Education, Mother, Needs, Parents, School)

"No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress."
- William Law
(Related: Education, Women, Dress, Living, Modesty)

"Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too."
- Matthew Lawrence
(Related: Education, Acting, Advice, Career, End, Fact, Hollywood, Jobs, Kids, Pretty)

"For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does just for fun and things that are educational. The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play."
- Penelope Leach
(Related: Fun, Learning, Living, Play)

"One of the unfortunate things about our education system is that we do not teach students how to avail themselves of their subconscious capabilities."
- Bill Lear
(Related: Education, Students)

"I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Education, Science, Interest, Pressure)

"The education of a man is never completed until he dies."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Education, Man)

"It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me."
- Yuan T. Lee
(Related: Education, Science, People, Being, Example, Results)

"Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Education, Awareness, Worth)

"So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion, is that we need to support the arts in schools, and at every other level in the education of children."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Education, Children, Opinion, Schools, Support)

"Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Books, Night, Question)

"Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Education, Values, Devil, Man)

"The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Act, College, Students)

"Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Awareness, Habits, Help, Participation, Retirement)

"Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Financial, Americans, Attention, Healthcare, Retirement)

"Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Quality, Future, Generations)

"My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures."
- Jet Li
(Related: Education, Wife, Children, Culture)

"The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled without adequate funding, and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is breaking his promise to our children."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Education, Children, President, Promise, Reform, Schools)

"Whether it's making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care, or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them, we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Children, Future, Needs)

"Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Education, Dream, American, Americans)

"States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Education, People, Development, Decision, Growth, Benefits, Responsibility, Rules, states)

"The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Education, Being, Guitar, Tradition)

"I'm not an education expert, and frankly I don't want to make education decisions for our state. But I am experienced at successfully managing organizations, and putting people on a path where they can succeed."
- Linda Lingle
(Related: Education, People, Decisions, State, Succeed, Want)

"We are currently working on new policies to protect and create American jobs, particularly by improving education. We need more information in order to find the best solutions to this increasing concern for American families."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Education, American, Concern, Information, Jobs, Order)

"By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Education, Health, Priorities, Protection, Veterans)

"Education, for me, has helped me in my music."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Music, Education)

"Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him."
- John Locke
(Related: Education, Company, Gentleman, Reading, Reflection)

"I'm really not into the educational aspect of performing. It's not in me."
- Dave Lombardo
"A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Education, Man, Will)

"I ain't got much education, but I got some sense."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Education, Sense)

"I believe in education and wish I had a better one."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Education)

"Our principal writers have nearly all been fortunate in escaping regular education."
- Hugh MacDiarmid
(Related: Education, Writers)

"A man is a man in every part of the world. It has nothing to do with race. It has to do with the culture and education that each man has received since he was a child, in his home. It has to do with how he was raised."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Education, Home, Culture, Man, Nothing, Race, World)

"The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what's actually happening to our culture?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Education, Action, Goal, Culture, Fight, May, Question, Will)

"The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Truth, Purpose, Country, Future, Justice)

"Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Purpose, Light, Present)

"I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Life, Perseverance, Will)

"Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense."
- James Madison
(Related: Education, Parents, Public, Youth)

"As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Education, Goals, Agriculture, Democracy, Direction, Tension)

"I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is that, in between, I did not have the resources to put in place the educational and social changes about which I cared to much; I made only a beginning, and it was not enough."
- John Major
(Related: Beginning, Economy, Regret, Sound)

"Five years ago, Samira did not want to continue in the regular school system in Iran. To help her with her education, I set up a home school. It wasn't just for my family, it was open to other friends."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Home, Education, Family, Friends, Help, Open, School, Want, Years)

"You can't legislate good will - that comes through education."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Education, Will)

"Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Education, World)

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Education, Future, Today, Tomorrow)

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Change, Education, World)

"I don't think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future."
- Wilma Mankiller
(Related: Education, People, Children, Future, Talk, Talking)

"Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Men, Balance)

"Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Safety)

"Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Quality, Enjoyment, Infinite, Quantity)

"The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Work, Education, Knowledge, Effort, Fun, Hard work, Importance)

"We are fortunate to live an area that is blessed with outstanding schools and educators. We are proud of the quality of education that they provide to local students."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Education, Quality, Schools, Students)

"My education at Baron Byng High School was excellent, with dedicated masters (boys and girls were separate)."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Education, Girls, School)

"The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Dreams, Education, Quality, Opportunity, Decision, Skin)

"Our nation's security, economy, and place on the world stage depends on the success our educational system."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Success, Economy, Nation, Security, World)

"Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they're 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Children, Future, Population)

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Future, Investment)

"I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Habit, Privilege, Study, Want)

"Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Education, Confidence, First, Future, Road)

"Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Education, Arguments, Children, Language, Parents, Quiet)

"The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Education, Marriage, Women, Life, America, England, Training)

"It's shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Education, Americans, Future)

"I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Television)

"The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work."
- William Masters
(Related: Education, Home, Work, Sex, Kids)

"For if you do, then shouldn't we blame the whole fraternity system? And if the whole fraternity system is guilty, then isn't this an indictment of our educational institutions in general? I put it to you, Greg - isn't this an indictment of our entire American society?"
- Tim Matheson
(Related: Society, American, Blame)

"I don't imagine Heads of Government would ever be able to say I'm not an economist therefore I can't take decisions on matters of the economy; I'm not a soldier I can't take decisions on matters of defence; I'm not an educationist so I can't take decisions about education."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Education, Government, Decisions, Economy)

"I feel that education needs an overhaul - courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Education, Needs)

"I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities."
- David McCullough
(Related: Education, Mother, Father, Stars)

"I don't think there is enough educational programming, but unfortunately, television is built around advertising and those shows don't get the big ratings."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Advertising, Programming, Television)

"Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Education, Past, Reason)

"True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Education, People, Living)

"With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Education, Career, Public, School, Students, Training)

"I studied secondary education."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Education)

"Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Education, Entertainment, First)

"In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education."
- Russell Means
(Related: Education, Government, Policy, Ideas, Creation, Fact, Public, Schools, Thinking)

"Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized; in fact, my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their children a good education."
- Simon van der Meer
(Related: Education, Children, Fact, Learning, Parents)

"If you stop and think about our history, one of the reasons we had an American century and there is an American dream was because at key points in our history we made very bold decisions about making sure that there was very broad, universal access to quality education."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Education, History, Quality, Dream, American, Decisions, Key)

"There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Education, Work, Health, Goals, Values, Aspirations)

"I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Education, Finance, Women, Athletes, Effort, Example)

"I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life."
- Phil Mickelson
(Related: Education, Life, College)

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Time, Education, America, College, Community, First, Future, Inventions, Students)

"On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Education, Example, Humanity, Justice, Past, Race, Will, Years)

"It's really important to say this. Often the faith schools were founded before the state provided education. I want good education in this country so I'm not going to slag off faith schools. I think that it's important that people of different backgrounds and different faiths go to school together and many faith schools do that."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Education, Faith, People, Country, School, Schools, State, Want)

"Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate."
- Kelly Millar
(Related: Schools)

"A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head."
- Agnes de Mille
(Related: Education)

"You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R's only one begins with an R."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Education)

"President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education."
- George Miller
(Related: Education, Children, Class, First, Passion, President)

"We are afraid to face the hard questions. We are willing to tackle drugs, crime, and public education only if it doesn't cost us any new taxes."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Education, Crime, Drugs, Public, Questions, Taxes)

"When someone has the desire to go to school and has the ability but can't get into our schools, that's wrong. Education drives the economy and the quality of life."
- Jack Miller
(Related: Education, Life, Quality, Ability, Desire, Economy, School, Schools, Wrong)

"It's amazing to me that they're cutting physical education programs in the school systems."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Education, School)

"I really owe everything to my parents and their devotion and drive to see to it that their children had the education which led to the opportunities that they never were able to have."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Education, Children, Devotion, Parents)

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Education, Faith, Doubt, Respect)

"It's very difficult in our society. You cannot impose certain behavioral changes. Education can do it at the right time, probably by high school. After that it is too late."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Education, Society, Time, Right, School)

"The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Education, Wife, End)

"In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Education, Curriculum, Talk)

"Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Laws, Liberty, Will, Youth)

"We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Education, Being)

"We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Education, Power, Giving, Observation, Saying, Senses)

"One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Happiness)

"If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?"
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Development, Future, Man)

"If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Life, Act, Help, Will)

"Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Peace, Politics, War, Work, Education)

"The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men."
- Susanna Moodie
(Related: Education, Men, Training, Want)

"It feels important to go school; not necessarily to further my education, but more like a hobby."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Education, School)

"Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education!"
- Roger Moore
(Related: Education, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Children, Focus, Gain, School, Will, Years)

"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Education, Facts, Information, Learning, Training)

"We do recognise the need to move towards the publication of information showing the progress made by pupils from one stage of their education to another."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Progress, Information)

"Where the private sector, or anyone else, has skills, knowledge and resources that can help to deliver a high quality of education and to raise standards, we should use them."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Quality, Knowledge, Help)

"I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed. I have not done that in film yet because I have only been here for about nine months."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Film, Months, Will)

"If bringing up the next generation is important, why aren't they the best qualified, the best paid? Why aren't we as concerned about their career progression as we are about those who work in the education or health services?"
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Health, Work, Career)

"At different times I taught humanities, social sciences and pre-vocational education."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education)

"Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God."
- Gouverneur Morris
(Related: Education, Religion, God, Man, Morals)

"The pastor of a parish will typically have no education in the chant or in music, and he will hire the first music director who walks through the door."
- Richard Morris
(Related: Education, Music, First, Will)

"I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few."
- William Morris
(Related: Art, Education, Freedom, Want)

"There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Concern, Economy, Nothing, Planning)

"My major was Fine Arts and Education thinking I would become an Art Teacher. I couldn't visualize myself as an art teacher, thinking how it wouldn't work."
- Mark Mothersbaugh
(Related: Art, Education, Work, Thinking)

"Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent."
- Lucretia Mott
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Injustice, Learning, School, Teachers)

"Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Education, Country, Crisis, Drugs, Economy, Healthcare, Open, Potential)

"Education, when delivered properly, can benefit a lot of people and make productive citizens out of those otherwise given no hope."
- John Murray
(Related: Education, People, Hope)

"Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Education, Learning, Want)

"Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Health, Education, Quality, Americans, Care, Job, Nation, Security, State, Washington)

"Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete."
- Joyce A. Myers
(Related: Education)

"In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Education, Society, People, Information)

"Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Education, Development, Labor, Skill)

"Public schools were designed as the great equalizers of our society - the place where all children could have access to educational opportunities to make something of themselves in adulthood."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Society, Adulthood, Children, Public, Schools)

"My education began in the public schools of Wilmington. During most of these years, from about age 10, I also worked at some job or other after school, on weekends, and in the summer months."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Age, Education, Job, Months, Public, School, Schools, Summer, Years)

"If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop."
- Nicholas Negroponte
(Related: Education, Solution, World)

"In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Education, Environmental, First, Giving, School, State, Teachers)

"If my impressions are correct, our educational planing mill cuts down all the knots of genius, and reduces the best of the men who go through it to much the same standard."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Men, Genius)

"The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Education, Value)

"An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Education, Performance, Children, Reward)

"In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Education, Cooking, Public, Reason, states, Will)

"I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Education)

"I did what I did not to make money but to help prevent the defeat of a new system which had, at great cost, given ordinary people food and fares which they could afford, a good education and a health service."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Education, Food, Health, Money, People, Defeat, Help, Service)

"The first big break was winning a scholarship to go to Cambridge University. I was very lucky, because my parents couldn't have afforded a university education for me. Without a scholarship I couldn't possibly have gone."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Education, Winning, First, Parents, University)

"We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Education, Money, People, Desire, Obligation, Responsibility, Schools, Students, Will)

"Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Education, First, Flying, Innovation, May)

"The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Education, Health, Truth, Care, Order)

"Our educational system is like an automobile which has strong rear lights, brightly illuminating the past. But looking forward things are barely discernible."
- Hermann Oberth
(Related: Past)

"Experience burned into me the conviction that access to education ought to be based on how much you are willing to learn and how hard you are willing to work, not on how many dollars your family has in their bank account."
- Dave Obey
(Related: Education, Experience, Family, Work, Bank account, Conviction)

"The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when we added money to the labor, health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut."
- David Obey
(Related: Education, Health, Money, Tax, Labor)

"I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out."
- Ellen Ochoa
(Related: Education, Result, Students)

"The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men's and women's earnings for the same work."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Education, Work, Men, Women, Woman)

"We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Education, Values, Children, Principles)

"In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Education, Discouragement, Now, Parents, Protection, Value)

"I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Dating, Education, Children, Class, Country, Middle class, World)

"Education is the vaccine for violence."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Education, Violence)

"Education is the key. But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don't have it."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Education, Key)

"Education is a vacine for violence."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Education, Violence)

"We never had it as rough as the kids have it today. Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of real estate or a college education."
- Suze Orman
(Related: Education, College, Kids, Today)

"Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Help, Priorities, Promises, Students, Talking, Teachers)

"Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Career, Children, Jobs, Possibilities)

"Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide... and our teachers know that."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Nation, Teachers)

"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Success, Life, Key, Students, Teachers)

"I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment."
- George Orwell
(Related: Education, Doubt, Punishment)

"This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Education, College, Nation, Paradox, State, Students)

"I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology."
- Major Owens
(Related: Science, Technology, Time, Quality, Answers, School, Schools)

"I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Respect, Will)

"Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Challenge, Public, Schools)

"Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Ability, Excitement, Productivity, Result, Students, Want)

"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Investment, School)

"We can close the gap and improve what happens in the classroom by using educational technology that is the same high quality everywhere."
- Major Owens
(Related: Technology, Quality, Classroom)

"We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State."
- Major R. Owens
(Related: Education, Hope, Children, Giving, Law, Letters, Lies, Parents, Responsibility, Sound, State, states, Will)

"We are in the middle of an education recession."
- Rod Paige
(Related: Education)

"Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Education, Facts)

"I've done quite a few adverts. I've also done some presenting and acting work in Spain. I did a lot of Spanish education videos for people wanting to learn English."
- Christopher Parker
(Related: Education, Work, People, Acting, English, Spain)

"Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days."
- Evan Parker
(Related: Education, People, English, Force, Jazz, Musicians, Pretty, Training)

"I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory."
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Education, End, Fidelity, Learning, Machines, Right, Sound)

"As a former high school teacher, I know that investing in education is one of the most important things we can do, not only for our children, but for the benefit of our whole community."
- Ed Pastor
(Related: Education, Children, Community, School)

"A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state."
- Isabel Paterson
(Related: Tax, State)

"How large and varied is the educational bill of fare set before every young gentleman in Great Britain; and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases, what a waste of good food it is!"
- James Payn
(Related: Food, Gentleman, Waste)

"In England, literary pretence is more universal than elsewhere from our method of education."
- James Payn
(Related: Education, England, Literary)

"Education: A debt due from present to future generations."
- George Peabody
(Related: Debt, Future, Generations, Present)

"But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself, and the more preparation you can do, the less chance of failing."
- Stuart Pearce
(Related: Education, Chance, Preparation)

"The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people."
- Claiborne Pell
(Related: Education, People, Character, Strength, Destruction, Gold, states, United, Weapons)

"Furthermore, we believe that health care reform, again I said at the beginning of my remarks, that we sent the three pillars that the President's economic stabilization and job creation initiatives were education and innovation - innovation begins in the classroom - clean energy and climate, addressing the climate issues in an innovative way to keep us number one and competitive in the world with the new technology, and the third, first among equals I may say, is health care, health insurance reform."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Education, Health, Technology, Beginning, Care, Classroom, Climate, Creation, Energy, First, Innovation, Job, May, President, Re)

"My votes against the education bill and my votes against the Medicare bill got huge play at home."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Education, Home, Play)

"To one who believes that really good industrial conditions are the hope for a machine civilization, nothing is more heartening than to watch conference methods and education replacing police methods."
- Frances Perkins
(Related: Education, Civilization, Hope, Machine, Nothing, Police)

"Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Work, Mother, Father, Company, Printing, School)

"It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Thoughts, Attention, Detail, Fun, Learning, Self, Students)

"I am playing the violin, that's all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Education, Day, Nothing, Practice)

"Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Education, Cooperation, Cynicism, Democrats, Property, Public, Republicans, Taxes)

"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave."
- Henry Peter
(Related: Education, People)

"Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Education)

"What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Education, Defeat, First, Nothing)

"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Education, Living, World)

"The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Goal, Generations, Schools)

"The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005 is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting education and research toward the goal of preventing, treating and curing arthritis."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Education, Control, Goal, Act, Cure, Legislation, Prevention, Research)

"You see, one of the best ways to assure quality radiologic procedures is to require a basic level of education and skill for the people responsible for performing these procedures."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Education, Quality, People, Skill)

"In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Children, Decency, Needs, Public, Service)

"Under the CARE bill, personnel performing radiologic procedures in every state would be required to meet minimum educational and credentialing standards. Each state would then be responsible for regulating radiologic technologists according to those standards."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Care, State)

"Nothing can teach you what it's like to work on a film set, and the best education there can be for an actor is to walk up the street and observe human nature."
- Rosamund Pike
(Related: Education, Nature, Work, Actor, Film, Human nature, Nothing)

"A good education is another name for happiness."
- Ann Plato
(Related: Education, Happiness, Name)

"A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be."
- Ann Plato
(Related: Education, Life, God, Action, Future, Infinite, May, Mercy)

"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Life, Direction, Future, Man, Will)

"The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Training)

"If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life."
- Plato
(Related: Life, Education, End, Man)

"For good nurture and education implant good constitutions."
- Plato
(Related: Education)

"No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Nature, Children, End, Man, World)

"Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Music, Soul, Virtue, Sound)

"The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education."
- Plutarch
(Related: Education, Lie, Honesty, Virtue, Spring)

"'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Education, Mind)

"Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Education, Mind)

"From an early age I was told that I was expected to do more than continue to run a small business. Education was important and seen as a way of moving forward."
- John Pople
(Related: Age, Education, Business)

"Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Education, Men, Rest, Sheep)

"'Educational' refers to the process, not the object. Although, come to think of it, some of my teachers could easily have been replaced by a cheeseburger."
- Terry Prachett
(Related: Teachers)

"Personally, I think the best motto for an educational establishment is: 'Or Would You Rather Be a Mule?'"
- Terry Prachett
"One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Education, Belief, College, Mind)

"To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees."
- Munshi Premchand
(Related: Life, Education, Successful)

"The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade."
- David E. Price
(Related: Education, Will)

"I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Education, Interest, Schools)

"True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Education, Love, Delight, Flowers, Responsibility)

"I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!"
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Education, English, Importance, Literature, Reading, Years)

"To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie."
- Robert Purvis
(Related: Education, Men, Lie, Country, Humanity)

"We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Education, Family, Quality, People, Opportunity, America, Job, Will)

"An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body."
- Edgar Quinet
(Related: Education, Body, Mind)

"Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Education, Religion, Society, Intentions, Religious)

"Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability."
- Johannes Rau
(Related: Education, Training, Usefulness)

"But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools."
- Johannes Rau
(Related: Education, Music, Society, People, Schools)

"American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century."
- Diane Ravitch
(Related: Education, Ideas, American, Past)

"The greatest obstacle to those who hope to reform American education is complacency."
- Diane Ravitch
(Related: Education, Hope, American, Reform)

"Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Home, Sister, Books, Brothers, Lawyers, Medicine, Students)

"The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Education, College, Students)

"Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Education, People, Books, Learning, Libraries, Today, Years)

"Last year, I twice voted against the Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations bill because it did not adequately fund education in general, and Native American programs specifically."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Education, American, Labor)

"It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Education, Force, Mind)

"Acid wasn't getting a whole lot of bad press at the time, and as I saw the whole bad-press thing happen, I became aware that the government had done a whole lie on all the other benign drugs as well. It became clear to me that the government wanted no real drug education."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Education, Government, Time, Lie, Drugs, Press)

"It was a way out of poverty. It was a way to success. It was a way to education. And it was a way to a brighter day for me."
- Little Richard
(Related: Education, Success, Day, Poverty)

"Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?"
- Beah Richards
(Related: Education, People, Being, Class, Help, Humanity, Race)

"Education enables people and societies to be what they can be."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: Education, People)

"The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: Education, Economy, Focus, Jobs)

"But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Money, Marines)

"The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Difference)

"If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Education, Society, Children)

"With regard to the youth vote we should encourage them to partake in the process, making more use of our education system to show the role Government plays in their lives, but also utilise the youth media they relate to to better connect them to our message."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Education, Government, Media, Vote, Youth)

"The amount of money we spend on education is important, but not nearly as important as how the money is spent."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Education, Money)

"Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Education, Future, Ladies, Investment)

"The education, the cultural awareness, is different in Europe, especially in France, from that in the United States. So I think the public will be much more appreciative of many images."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Education, Awareness, Europe, France, Public, states, United, Will)

"If little else, the brain is an educational toy."
- Tom Robbins
"Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Education, Life, Universe)

"The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system."
- Abraham Robinson
(Related: Education, Idea, College, Committee, University)

"I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Education, Time, Travel)

"Years ago nobody was elected on the economic ticket. It was either the education platform, or it was health or it was other issues. It is only recently that economic values have superceded every other human value."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Education, Health, Values, Years)

"Higher education is not growing fast enough to meet the needs of Nevada."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Education, Needs)

"We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Education, Americans, Democracy, Freedom, Gifts, Promise)

"In our post-9/11 world, our Nation's military deserves, at least the same access to institutions of higher education that any other major employer might enjoy."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Education, Military, Nation, Post, World)

"So I think that, yes, anything that makes it more palatable and easier to understand, such as a Virtual Centre, has to be seen as a primary activity within the educational and information global state."
- Richard Rogers
(Related: Information, State)

"There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Education, Movies)

"The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Education, Work, Living)

"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life."
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Related: Education, Life, Goals, Values, Spiritual)

"If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Education, Motivation, Needs, Road, Wrong)

"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Education, Fortune, Living, Self, Will)

"The need for a college education is even more important now than it was before, but I think that the increased costs are a very severe obstacle to access. It is an American dream, and I think that one of our challenges is to find a way to make that available."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Education, Dream, American, College, Now)

"This nation has been drifting back in comparison with the rest of the world for the last 20 years in education."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Education, Nation, Rest, World, Years)

"One of the things that we're all struggling with is how to judge the quality of the value-added experience of an educational course or year. I don't think it's impossible to do that, but it's difficult."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Experience, Quality, Value)

"We can do better in higher education. And it is more than just technology. It's also an attitude on the part of faculty. We need to think through how we can produce a better quality product at less cost."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Education, Technology, Quality, Attitude)

"But you take a four-year state college, with a broader range of admission, and what happens during those four years may be an even greater value-added educational experience. I don't know."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Experience, College, May, State, Value, Years)

"I'm not just a politician, I'm a guy who has a real deep, substantive, commitment to education."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Education, Commitment, Deep)

"Education is the investment our generation makes in the future."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Education, Future, Investment)

"They basically said that if I didn't show up for school they'd mark me present, they wouldn't send the truant officer after me. At 16 I enrolled in something called continuing education. Once a month I'd go out to Jamaica, but I didn't take it seriously."
- Dave Van Ronk
(Related: Education, Present, School)

"The giving of love is an education in itself."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Love, Giving)

"Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Faith, Government, History, People, Europe, Religious, Will)

"No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Government, Knowledge, Body)

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Choice, Democracy, Succeed)

"A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Bible, College, Worth)

"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."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Car, Education, Man, May, School, University)

"We are the transition from one education to the other."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: Education)

"From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: Education, Church, Generations, Value)

"The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight."
- Harold Rosenberg
(Related: Education, Purpose, Being, Culture)

"You mustn't forget the circumstances I have been brought up in, the little education I have had."
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Related: Education, Circumstances, Forget)

"The best method for preventing destructive cult involvement is preventative education. If students and the public at large are more aware of destructive groups beforehand they may better understand and resist their recruitment efforts."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Education, May, Public, Students)

"We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Education, Strength, Man, Reason)

"Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it."
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Education, Time)

"As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Education, People, Republicans, Vote, Voting)

"The message of women's liberation is that women can love each other and ourselves against our degrading education."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Education, Love, Women)

"The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Sports, Achievement, Behavior, Consequences, Crime, Race)

"The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Achievement, Canada, Countries, states, United)

"The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Work, Being, First)

"The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Will)

"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."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Government, Food, People, Clothes, Duty, First)

"To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Honesty, Beginning, Children)

"Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Leading)

"Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Control, Teaching)

"Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Education, Men)

"We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Thought, Fact, Freedom, Obstacles)

"Don't let your studies interfere with your education."
- Henry Rutgers
(Related: Education)

"And it is a very beautiful idea, and possibly true, that a common man from Stratford with a common education was able to write these plays."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Education, Idea, Man)

"A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Education, People, President, states, United)

"Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Life, Culture, Effort, Example, Joy, Philosophy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Belief, Cooperation, Philosophy, Understanding)

"You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people have a much higher standard of living, in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs."
- Bernie Sanders
(Related: Health, Education, People, Care, Jobs, Living, Will)

"The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas."
- George Santayana
(Related: Education, Experience, Ideas, Difficulty)

"Education, like neurosis, begins at home."
- Milton R. Sapirstein
(Related: Home, Education, Neurosis)

"To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love."
- Milton R. Sapirstein
(Related: Love, Education, People, Absence, Conflict, Opinions)

"I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry. This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in, so it's important to have a good family, friends, job and education to fall back on."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Business, Education, Life, Family, Career, Friends, Job, Living)

"The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Education, Life)

"Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught."
- George Savile
(Related: Education)

"Through educational programming, Jewish American History Month will help raise the awareness of a people, their history and contributions. It will help combat anti-Semitism, a phenomenon that is on the rise and that unfortunately still exists in our Nation."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: History, People, American, Awareness, Help, Nation, Programming, Will)

"The key to education is the experience of beauty."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Beauty, Education, Experience, Key)

"Freedom can occur only through education."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Education, Freedom)

"Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Education, Sex, Sales)

"Religion is not only a part of education, an element of humanity, but the center of everything else, always the first and the ultimate, the absolutely original."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Religion, Education, First, Humanity)

"In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Art, Religion, Education, Bible, Language, Liberal, Mythology, Words, World)

"Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Education, Poetry, Mankind)

"When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less."
- Patricia Schroeder
(Related: Education, American, College)

"Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Time)

"I made education the highest priority of my campaign - actually education and jobs - and the reason is a simple one: I think the future of America depends on it."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Education, America, Future, Jobs, Reason)

"So I want my kids to go to public schools because I think it's a better education overall."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Education, Kids, Public, Schools, Want)

"You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Future, Nothing, Today)

"I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria - when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Education, Teachers)

"Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, College, Income, Results, Students)

"The promise of equal educational opportunity envisioned by the Brown decision remains unfulfilled."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, Decision, Promise)

"Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Education, State, Today)

"Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Time, Education, Development, College, Treatment)

"In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Education, Legal, Decision, Country, Court, Public, states, United)

"Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Debate, Example, Inequality, Public, School, Schools, Will)

"No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Potential)

"Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Health, Work, Education, Development, Abuse, Job, Mental health, Participation, Prison, Training, Treatment)

"So, the struggle for equal educational opportunity continues."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, Struggle)

"All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Education, Men, Worth)

"My father was invited to play on a television show when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television, a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show."
- John Sebastian
(Related: Art, Father, Play, Television, Variety)

"I believe we all agree that, for the health of Kansas, nothing is more important than education."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Education, Health, Nothing)

"But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Investment)

"I'm a big believer in education, period."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Education)

"And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Education, Music, Career)

"I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Education, Music, Time, Being, Community, Dying, Theory, Voice)

"Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Education, Experience)

"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Education, Experience, Difference)

"A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen."
- Anne Seward
(Related: Education, Time, Attention, Study)

"Obedience is the primary object of all sound education."
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell
(Related: Education, Obedience, Sound)

"Sex education has to do with what's in people's head."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: Education, Sex, People)

"There is no more reason to pay for private education than there is to pay for a private swimming pool for those who do not use public facilities."
- Albert Shanker
(Related: Education, Public, Reason)

"A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Art, Education, Science, Folly, Fool, Philosophy, Superstition, University)

"If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Appreciation, Children, Value, Want)

"We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education."
- Nigel Short
(Related: Education, Population)

"It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Legal, Education, Airplanes, Want)

"As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, College, Depression, Parents, Wind)

"I don't think the Gallup Poll technique is going to be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Goals)

"If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, Society, Life)

"I do not think that the educational program of our schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Community, Needs, Schools)

"Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Travel, Purpose)

"Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, Discrimination, Racism, Results)

"I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors, and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit."
- Ron Silver
(Related: Education, People, Actors)

"It really pains me greatly to hear from graduate students that graduate education is a lower priority here."
- Ruth J. Simmons
(Related: Education, Students)

"Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word."
- Alan K. Simpson
(Related: Education, Healing, Liberal, Word)

"Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Education, Successful, Intellect, State, Washington)

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
- B. F. Skinner
(Related: Education)

"We have been learning since we were children how to make money, buy things, build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think, not to feel."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Education, Money, Children, Learning)

"In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty."
- Charlotte Smith
(Related: Education, History, People, Novelty, Now, Present, Reason, Study)

"Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college."
- Lillian Smith
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, College, School, World)

"I am a firm believer in education and have worked very hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that, if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree. I am convinced that education is the great equalizer."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Education, College)

"There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with: education, poverty, and drugs. Two of them we talk about, and one of them we don't."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Education, Country, Drugs, Poverty, Talk)

"I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Education, Affectation, Literature, Will, World)

"People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education."
- David Soul
(Related: Education, Music, Thought, People, First, Folk, Job, Songs)

"Too much of what is called "education" is little more than an expensive isolation from reality."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Isolation, Reality)

"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
(Related: Education, Soul, Leading)

"When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Education, Investment, Students)

"Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year."
- Arlen Spector
(Related: Health, Education, Care, President, Safety, Will)

"We at the Department of Education are going to provide technical assistance; I've committed $14 million to show states how they might meet this more sophisticated approach."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Education, states)

"My understanding is that Kansas, Massachusetts, they've been more pioneers on the special education side."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Education, Understanding)

"Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Education, Economy)

"Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Education, Genius, Opportunity, Choice, Class, First, Generations, Woman)

"The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Education, Experience, Work, Books, Nothing, Race)

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Action)

"Education has for its object the formation of character."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Education, Character)

"Domestic discretionary spending on education and health care and the environment has been growing at 2 to 3 percent a year. He says we have to rein it in, but he ignores the spending category that is the big spike in the budget."
- John Spratt
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Environment)

"Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Education)

"An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate."
- Charles Stanley
(Related: Education, Man)

"To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Education, Eyes, Obstacles)

"Very likely education does not make very much difference."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Education, Difference)

"In 1933, the Nazis came to power and the more systematic persecution of the Jews followed quickly. Laws were enacted which excluded Jewish children from higher education in public schools."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Education, Power, Children, Laws, Persecution, Public, Schools)

"The worst education which teaches self-denial, is better than the best which teaches everything else, and not that."
- John Sterling
(Related: Education, Self)

"Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Age, Health, Education, Money, Nothing, Profit, State, Talk)

"The notion that every well educated person would have a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the specialized education that most students today receive, particularly in the research universities."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Education, Research, Students, Today)

"Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Education, College, Liberal, Students)

"International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn't go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief."
- Joseph Stiglitz
(Related: Education, Banks, Focus, Investment, Poverty, Projects)

"In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty."
- John Strachan
(Related: Work, Education, Churches, Difficulty)

"The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical."
- Ted Strickland
(Related: Education, Connection, Economy)

"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think."
- Anne Sullivan
(Related: Education, Beginning)

"I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Business, Education, Church, Challenge, Morals)

"Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Education, Science, Skepticism)

"Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: Politics, Time, Art, Education, Science, African, Country, Literature)

"Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill."
- Charles R. Swindoll
(Related: Education, Money, People, Attitude, Appearance, Circumstances, Past, Skill)

"It is only the ignorant who despise education."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Education)

"A dynamic economy begins with a good education."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Education, Economy)

"We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Education, Quality, Economy, World)

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Education, Life, Existence, Harmony, Information)

"I think any time you have too much education in one certain field, that can sometimes play against you."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: Education, Time, Play)

"My education was doing good plays and also stinkers. When you do a stinker, you learn how to act. I like having to audition. It's nice to do rehearsals. But it's with an audience that you get to love it!"
- Jeffrey Tambor
(Related: Education, Love, Act)

"If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Values, America, Class, Tax, Majority, Middle class)

"The U.N. acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields."
- Shirley Temple
(Related: Work, Conscience, Nations, United, World)

"The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home."
- William Temple
(Related: Home, Conversation)

"If you want to get an education in how to get a story and how to survive, then get a street reporter job in New York City."
- John Tesh
(Related: Education, Job, Want)

"My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Education, Life, Mother, Idea, Force, Judgment)

"The formal education that I received made little sense to me."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Education, Sense)

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."
- Clarence Thomas
(Related: Education, Manners, Open, Will)

"My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out."
- Dylan Thomas
(Related: Education, Time, Eyes, Liberty)

"In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Education, Time, Marriage, Fighting)

"Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Education, Quality, Defense, Tax, Public, Security)

"The Catholic Church - it's so difficult because I don't want say anything offensive but it makes me very angry that religious leaders from this faith have tried to respond negatively to sexual education and to the promotion of condom use."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Education, Faith, Church, Leaders, Promotion, Religious, Want)

"Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Education, Men, Behavior, Being, Problems)

"Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Art, Education, Science, Agriculture, Psychology)

"I realized that I would have some very tough sledding, and I was very discouraged because I didn't see much hope of getting into the field I wanted to get into with no college education."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Education, Hope, College)

"It was depressing, very depressing. I worried about how I would make a living. I didn't want to stay on the farm. It didn't offer the challenge I wanted and yet, without a college education, I felt that I was really out of luck."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Education, Challenge, College, Living, Luck, Want)

"But instead of standing up for reason, our government is handing education over to the world of faith."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Education, Faith, Government, Reason, World)

"The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Values, Being, Rights, Ideals, Language, Religious)

"Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading."
- G. M. Trevelyan
(Related: Education, Population, Reading, Worth)

"Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Education, Thought, Books, Race)

"I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools."
- Charles Tupper
(Related: Education, Reason, Schools, Teachers)

"That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board."
- Charles Tupper
(Related: Minority, Religious, Schools, Will)

"It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Death, Education, Succeed, Tools, Will)

"It begins and ends with money. It's absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a $100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It's obscene."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Age, Money, Education, Health, People, Day, Film)

"What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God's name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids?"
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Education, Society, God, Children, Kids, Name)

"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education)

"Don't let schooling interfere with your education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education)

"I never let schooling interfere with my education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education)

"I've never let my school interfere with my education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education, School)

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education)

"Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education)

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education, College, Nothing)

"I scored a 910 on my SAT. I didn't care about education. I don't know what I cared about."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Education, Care)

"I was sent to a school because my father was already aware that his days were numbered, and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education and follow in his footsteps."
- Sigrid Undset
(Related: Education, Father, Footsteps, School)

"Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire."
- Bobby Unser
(Related: Education, Being, Career, Desire, Man)

"The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education."
- John Updike
(Related: Education, Wisdom, Children, Fathers, Founding, Parents, Schools)

"Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation."
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Related: Health, Money, Education, Care, Culture, Participation, Poverty)

"If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else."
- Cornelius Vanderbilt
(Related: Education, Time)

"Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college."
- Bill Vaughan
(Related: Education, Son, College, Income, Man)

"You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Education, Faith, Fact, Friends)

"We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Growth)

"We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining cost efficiencies through our reengineering process and through overt fund-raising activities to better support graduate education."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Support, Trying)

"Over-reliance on strictly economic justifications has already begun to hurt the quality and range of education at every level of American life."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Life, Quality, American, Hurt)

"Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Life, Science, Technology, Quality, Strength, Economy, Importance, Research, Security, Will)

"Agency by agency, we frequently have lost a bit of ground, at least to inflation-but had it not been for the efforts we've made to educate people about the importance of science, technology and advanced education, those predictions very well might have come true."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Technology, Education, Science, People, Importance, Inflation)

"Nearly all educational expenditure should be considered a capital outlay, whether it provides a future return in the form of enhanced taxable income or in terms of an enhanced quality of life."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Life, Quality, Future, Income)