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formal education Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about formal education
  1. #1
    “An educated man is not, necessarily, one who has an abundance of general or specialized knowledge. An educated man is one who has so developed the faculties of his mind that he may acquire anything he wants, or its equivalent, without violating the rights of others.”
  2. #2
    “A person can be highly educated, professionally successful, and financially literate.”
  3. #3
    “You make it sound as if Bert is a hero. I’d like to think that, but I can’t. A schoolteacher is a public servant: I think he should do what the law and the school-board want him to. If the superintendent says, ‘Miss Brown, you’re to teach from Whitley’s Second Reader,’ I don’t feel I have to give him an argument.”
  4. #4
    “BRADY. The Bible satisfies me, it is enough.
    DRUMMOND. It frightens me to imagine the state of learning in this world if everyone had your driving curiosity.”
  5. #5
    “‘I think perhaps education doesn’t do us much good unless it is mixed with sweat.’”
  6. #6
    “I thought of the color pictures in my grade-school history books: Columbus striding up the beach in his leotards and feathered hat, a gang of wild-haired men in loin clothes scattering in front of him like rabbits. What a joke.”
  7. #7
    “My mother was one of the first few blacks to integrate the University of Arkansas, graduating in 1954. Three years later, when Grandma discovered I would be one of the first blacks to attend Central High School, she said the nightmare that had surrounded my birth was proof positive that destiny had assigned me a special task.”
  8. #8
    “My mother was one of the first few blacks to integrate the University of Arkansas, graduating in 1954. Three years later, when Grandma discovered I would be one of the first blacks to attend Central High School, she said the nightmare that had surrounded my birth was proof positive that destiny had assigned me a special task.”
  9. #9
    “My log schoolhouse was gone. In its place stood progress; and Progress, I understand, is necessarily ugly.”

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