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Education, like neurosis, begins at home.

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

Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization.

Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.

Education, when delivered properly, can benefit a lot of people and make productive citizens out of those otherwise given no hope.

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Education: A debt due from present to future generations.

Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.

Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.

Educational institutions will become, more and more purely, institutions for educating people; and, as they become this, they will cease to be seats of scientific inquiry save on the very lowest level.

Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the hands of illiterate people, and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy is not made a reproach on them.

Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable expectations and eventual disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around the room with royal-blue chickens.

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

Every day's experience shows how much more actively education goes on out of the schoolroom, than in it.

Everyone is in awe of the lion tamer in a cage with half a dozen lions - everyone but a school bus driver.

Experience demonstrates that of any number of children of equal intellectual powers, those who receive no particular care in infancy, and who do not begin to study till the constitution begins to be consolidated, but who enjoy the benefit of a good physical education, very soon surpass in their studies those who commenced earlier, and who read numerous books when very young.

Family education and order are some of the chief means of grace; if these are duly maintained, all the means of grace are likely to prosper and become effectual.

First we shall want the pupil to understand, speak, read, and write his mother tongue well.

Give vocational training to the manually minded, and the children's courts of the future will have less to do.


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