Subjects — E
They know enough who know how to learn.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
Education helps one cease being intimidated by strange situations.
If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious — just dead wrong.
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
It is very nearly impossible … to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.