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Education Quotes and Proverbs

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Education Quotes and Proverbs
Education make a people easy to lead,
but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Peter Brougham
Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
Wiliam Butler Yeats
Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.
Native American Saying
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Alfred Mercier
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
G. K. Chesterson
Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.
Frederick W.Robertson
It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time -- for we are bound by that -- but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.
T.S. Eliot
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.
Greek Proverb
What sculpture is to a block of marble,
education is to the human soul.
Joseph Addison
What we have learned from other becomes our own reflection.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be.
Thomas Jefferson
Practice is the best of all instructors.
Publilius Syrus
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Will Durant
It is a greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the word, than to rule a state.
William Ellery Channing
Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Robin Cook
The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power.
Charles W. Eliot
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education.
John W. Gardner
Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am still learning.
Michelangelo
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education,...

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