"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."
"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."
"I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated."
"Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding."
"To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks."
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
"If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else."
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change."
"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."
"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."
"Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding."
"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"
"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life."
"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre."
"No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete."
"Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading."
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