They know enough who know how to learn.
Author: Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918)
Profession: American Historian
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Author: John Adams (1735-1826)
Profession: Second President of the USA
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul.
Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
Author: Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
Profession: American Author
Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
Author: Maya Angelou (1928)
Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education is the best provision for old age.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.
Author: Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852)
Profession: British Statesman, Military Leader
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
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.
Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty--how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer