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A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

    Author: A. Bartlett Giamatti

Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.

    Author: Abdoulaye Wade

The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.

    Author: Abdoulaye Wade

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

    Author: Abdul Kalam

Of course education becomes very very important and that's for our human resource development.

    Author: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.

    Author: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

    Author: Abraham Flexner

The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.

    Author: Abraham Robinson

With regard to the youth vote we should encourage them to partake in the process, making more use of our education system to show the role Government plays in their lives, but also utilise the youth media they relate to to better connect them to our message.

    Author: Adam Rickitt

It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.

    Author: Adam Weishaupt

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

    Author: Adolf Hitler

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.

    Author: Agnes de Mille

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.

    Author: Agnes Repplier

Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution.

    Author: Al Capp

I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.

    Author: Al Gore

I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.

    Author: Al Gore

All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise.

    Author: Alan Autry

Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success.

    Author: Alan Autry

I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too.

    Author: Alan Autry

We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us.

    Author: Alan Autry

You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community.

    Author: Alan Autry

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

    Author: Alan Greenspan
    Topics: Education

A good education should leave much to be desired.

    Author: Alan Gregg
    Topics: Education

We got stuffed 4-1, but it was just great to play against, it was like an education. You think you are half good and then you go and play against a side like that!

    Author: Alan Hansen

Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.

    Author: Alan K. Simpson

When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.

    Author: Alan Keyes

I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory.

    Author: Alan Parsons

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

    Author: Alan Perlis

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

    Author: Albert Einstein
    Topics: Education

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

    Author: Albert Einstein
    Topics: Education

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

    Author: Albert Einstein
    Topics: Education

There is no more reason to pay for private education than there is to pay for a private swimming pool for those who do not use public facilities.

    Author: Albert Shanker

I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school.

    Author: Alberto Juantorena

Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation.

    Author: Alcee Hastings

Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.

    Author: Aldo Leopold

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.

    Author: Aldous Huxley

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

    Author: Aleister Crowley

I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.

    Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.

    Author: Alexander Pope

'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

    Author: Alexander Pope

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.

    Author: Alexandre Dumas
    Topics: Education

Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted.

    Author: Alexis Herman

It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it.

    Author: Alexis Herman

Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do.

    Author: Alexis Herman

If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years.

    Author: Alfred Kazin

From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations.

    Author: Alfred Rosenberg

We are the transition from one education to the other.

    Author: Alfred Rosenberg

I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.

    Author: Alice James

A man is a man in every part of the world. It has nothing to do with race. It has to do with the culture and education that each man has received since he was a child, in his home. It has to do with how he was raised.

    Author: Alicia Machado

Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.

    Author: Allan Bloom
    Topics: Education

Education is the movement from darkness to light.

    Author: Allan Bloom
    Topics: Education

Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.

    Author: Allen Boyd

We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.

    Author: Allen Weinstein

Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer.

    Author: Alphonso Jackson

The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.

    Author: Alphonso Jackson

I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile.

    Author: Alton Brown

I'm forming a charitable institution for education.

    Author: Amar Bose

I think any time you have too much education in one certain field, that can sometimes play against you.

    Author: Amber Tamblyn

Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

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.

    Author: Anatole France
    Topics: Education

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.

    Author: Anatole France

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

    Author: Anatole France

And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.

    Author: Andre Braugher

I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.

    Author: Angela Merkel

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.

    Author: Angelina Grimke

During this period at the Department of Education, my working relationship with Judge Thomas was positive.

    Author: Anita Hill

Years ago nobody was elected on the economic ticket. It was either the education platform, or it was health or it was other issues. It is only recently that economic values have superceded every other human value.

    Author: Anita Roddick

A good education is another name for happiness.

    Author: Ann Plato

A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.

    Author: Ann Plato

As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible - my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on.

    Author: Anna Friel

Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.

    Author: Anna Garlin Spencer

The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else.

    Author: Anna Garlin Spencer

States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.

    Author: Anna Lindh

Poorer students take out larger loans and will have to contribute more to the cost of higher education.

    Author: Anne Campbell

There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.

    Author: Anne Campbell

A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen.

    Author: Anne Seward

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.

    Author: Anne Sullivan

Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.

    Author: Anne Sullivan Macy

I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.

    Author: Anne Sullivan Macy

The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice.

    Author: Anne Sullivan Macy

Listen, if the mayor wants to have a debate about education in this city, I got three words: bring it on.

    Author: Anthony Weiner

My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.

    Author: Antonia Fraser

Education is the transmission of civilization.

    Author: Ariel Durant

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

    Author: Aristotle
    Topics: Education

Education is the best provision for old age.

    Author: Aristotle
    Topics: Age

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

    Author: Aristotle

When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.

    Author: Arlen Specter

Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.

    Author: Arlen Spector

Let's remember the children who come from broken homes, surrounded by crime, drugs, temptation, their peers having babies out of wedlock, but who still manage to get a good education despite the many obstacles they face every day.

    Author: Armstrong Williams

I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria - when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.

    Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

    Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.

    Author: Arthur Ashe

We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through.

    Author: Arthur Boyd

A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.

    Author: Arthur Capper

For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life.

    Author: Arthur Capper

We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university, and it is money well spent; but we must have education that fits not the few but the many for the business of life.

    Author: Arthur Capper

I loved education, and, yes, I did want to go on learning.

    Author: Arthur Hailey
    Topics: Education

The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me.

    Author: Arto Lindsay

Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation.

    Author: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

    Author: Avery Brundage

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