Quotations About / On: EDUCATION
'Education is a hidden treasure that can only be found when educated'.
Education is the art of making man ethical.
(Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German philosopher. The Philosophy of Right, no. 58 (1821, trans. 1942).)
Education is what most people receive, many pass on, and few have.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
Education is not so important as people think.
(Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973), Irish author; born in Ireland. Bowen's Court, ch. 5 (1942).)
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
(Will Rogers (1879-1935), U.S. humorist. The Autobiography of Will Rogers, ch. 6 (1949).)
Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.
(Mary B. Harris (1874-1957), U.S. prison administrator. I Knew Them in Prison, ch. 34 (1936).)
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Pro Flacco, fragment.)
Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.
(John Hersey (1914-1993), U.S. author. The Child Buyer, Section: Monday, October 28, 1960.)
Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
(Claus, Sir Moser (b. 1922), German-born-British academic, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford. Daily Telegraph (London, August 21, 1990).)
Obedience ... is the primary object of all sound education.
(Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in the Upper Classes, ch. 6 (1866).)