Quotations About / On: EDUCATION
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).)
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
(Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 424 A....)
Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.
(Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Pensées de Gustave Flaubert, p. 70, Conard (1915).)
All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
(Emma Goldman (1869-1940), U.S. anarchist and author; born in Russia. Anarchism and Other Essays, 3rd rev. ed., ch. 1 (1917).)