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)

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

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

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Life, Love, Study)

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 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
- Woody Allen
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Nothing, World)

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

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

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

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Power, Development, Democracy, Freedom, Rest, Right)

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Diaries, End, Prison)

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

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)

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

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

Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Men, Books, Pen, Will)

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
(Keywords: Education, Success, Country, Key)

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

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Education, Society, Faith, First)

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
(Keywords: Education, Acting, Advice, First, Liberal, School, Want)

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

So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Purpose, Man, Sunset)



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