Quotations on Education

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The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.
- Grace Abbott
(Keywords: Age, Education, Argument, Children, Democracy, First, School)

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
(Keywords: Love, Education, Opportunity, Help, Kids, School)

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
(Keywords: Life, Education, Culture)

Education is the best provision for old age.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Music, Education, Day)

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
(Keywords: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

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
(Keywords: Men, Poetry, Education, Knowledge, College, Thinking, Years)

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
(Keywords: Technology, Education, Cure, Customer, Effort, Legislation, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Government, Education, People, Control, Destiny, Help, Poor)

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

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
(Keywords: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Government, Health, Education, Care, Help, Now, Play, Right, State, Trying, Washington)

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
(Keywords: Government, Education, Public, Result, School)

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
(Keywords: Change, Education, Name, Schools)

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
(Keywords: Home, Education, Man, Needs, Woman, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Business, Education, Life, Money, University)

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

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
(Keywords: Age, Education, Mother, Father, Burden, Driving, Kids, Obligation, Religious)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Dad, Education, People, Poor)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Art, Education, Music)

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
(Keywords: Health, Education, Women, Care, Honor, Years)

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
(Keywords: Age, Education, Time, Development, Children, Experts, Risk, Thinking, Years)

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
(Keywords: Life, Education, Knowledge, Meeting, Skill)

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
(Keywords: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

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
(Keywords: Health, Education, Care, Tax, Names, Nation, Poverty, Security, Tax cuts, Taxes)

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
(Keywords: Diet, Time, Work, Education, Knowledge, Disease, Mankind, Principles, Will)

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
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Women, Education, Management, American, College, Numbers, Students)

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

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
(Keywords: War, Education, Civilization, Choice, Nation, Nations)

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

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Experience, Education, Kids, Poor, School, Want)

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
(Keywords: Age, Education, Children, Fact, State, Tests, Will)

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
(Keywords: Business, Education, Energy, First, Sense)

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

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
(Keywords: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)

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
(Keywords: Age, Education, Voice)

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
(Keywords: Work, Education, People, Jobs)

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
(Keywords: Death, Education, Truth, Growth, Values, Country, Museums, Numbers)

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
(Keywords: Health, Education, Quality, People, Care, Jobs, Water)



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