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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a belly-full of words and do not know a thing. The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.
Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.
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.
Education is the best provision for old age.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul.
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Education is too important to be left solely to the educators.
You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
Only the educated are free.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son.
Repeticio est mater studiorum. Repetition is the mother of all learning.
Education is not received. It is achieved.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it. [Proverbs 22:6]
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.

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