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Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.

Education may work wonders as well in warping the genius of individuals as in seconding it.

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.

Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.

Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive.

Education rears disciples, imitators, and routinists, not pioneers of new ideas and creative geniuses. The schools are not nurseries of progress and improvement, but conservatories of tradition and unvarying modes of thought.

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

Education should be gentle and stern, not cold and lax.

Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.

Education should be the process of helping everyone to discover his uniqueness.

Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.

Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.

Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools.

Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

Education which is not modern share the fate of all organic things which are kept too long.

Education with inert ideas is not only useless; it is above all things harmful.

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Education, for me, has helped me in my music.

Education, indeed, has made the fondness for fine things next to natural; the corals and bells teach infants on the breasts to be delighted with sound and glitter.


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