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Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

There is no education like adversity.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing, but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

Author: J. Frank Doble (1888-1964)

Profession: American Author

Philosophy, astronomy, and politics were marked at zero, I remember. Botany variable, geology profound as regards the mud stains from any region within fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin player, boxer, swordsman, lawyer, and self-poisoner by cocaine and tobacco.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Profession: British Author, ''Sherlock Holmes''

Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it.

Author: Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936)

Profession: American Journalist, Humorist

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Author: William J. Durant (1885-1981)

Profession: American Historian, Essayist

Education ought everywhere to be religious education. Parents are bound to employ no instructors who will instruct their children religiously. To commit children to the care of irreligious persons is to commit lambs to the superintendency of wolves.

Author: Timothy Dwight

Profession:

According to this conception, the sole function of education was to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people's education, must serve that end exclusively.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need. strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Those who trust us educate us.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist