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Education Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about education
  1. #1
    “Educated men are so impressive!”
  2. #2
    “There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil—a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.”
  3. #3
    “I think we’ve outgrown full-time education ... Time to test our talents in the real world, d’you reckon?”
  4. #4
    “O teach me how I should forget to think.”
  5. #5
    “No comma, no period, no adjective or adverb was beneath his interest. He made no distinction between grammar and content, between form and substance. A poorly written sentence was a poorly conceived idea, and in his view the grammatical logic was as much in need of correction. “Tell me,” he would say, “why have you placed this comma here? What relationship between these phrases are you hoping to establish?”
  6. #6
    “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.”
  7. #7
    “Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”
  8. #8
    As I ate she began the first of what we later called “my lessons in living.” She said that I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and even more intelligent than college professors. She encouraged me to listen carefully to what country people called mother wit. That in those homely sayings was couched the collective wisdom of generations.
  1. #9
    The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
  2. #10
    He was a simple man who had no inferiority complex about his lack of education, and even more amazing no superiority complex because he had succeeded despite that lack.
  3. #11
    “I always wanted to be a real singer, the kind that comes out on the stage all dressed up. But I didn’t have no education and I didn’t know the first way about how to start in being a stage singer.”
  4. #12
    “Even trained for years as they all had been in precision of language, what words could you use which would give another the experience of sunshine?”
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