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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.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Education is the best provision for old age.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

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.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

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