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An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
by Alan K. Simpson

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts,
in speech or on paper, some style.
- Alan K. Simpson

Related topics: Education

He's a million rubber bands in his resilience.
- Alan K. Simpson

You were doing a sadistic little disservice to your country.
- Alan K. Simpson

If you have integrity, nothing else matters.
If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
- Alan K. Simpson

 

There is no "slippery slope" toward loss of liberties,
only a long staircase where each step downward must
first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
- Alan K. Simpson

He has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash,
and also protect the president.
- Alan K. Simpson

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.
- Alan K. Simpson

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The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the
mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical
or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.
- Alan K. Simpson

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

The educated differ from the uneducated
as much as the living from the dead.
- Aristotle

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

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.
- Russell Baker

An educated people can be easily governed.
- Frederick The Great

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

Children have to be educated, but they have also to
be left to educate themselves.
- Ernest Dimnet

The man who reads nothing at all
is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
- Thomas Jefferson

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

We are not to give credit to the many,
who say that none ought to be educated but the free;
but rather to the philosophers,
who say that the well-educated alone are free.
- Epictetus

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able
to entertain a thought without accepting it.
- Aristotle

I can promise you that women working together -
linked,
informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
- Isabel Allende

To the extent that we are all educated and informed,
we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

You get educated by traveling.
- Solange Knowles

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -
that is being educated.
- Edith Hamilton

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary
act of intelligently selecting our leaders.
- Walter Cronkite

I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates,
necessarily.
Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
- John Keegan

Education is dangerous - every educated person is a future enemy.
- Hermann Goering

By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man,
but I knew how to try to become one.
- Clifton Fadiman

She is still less civilized than man,
largely because she has not been educated.
- W. L. George

No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education.
An educated workforce is the foundation of every community
and the future of every economy.
- Brad Henry

For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated
people or people otherwise interested in reading,
do not read poetry.
- Paul Muldoon

My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself.
She had an exceptional vocabulary.
- Lynn Johnston

You know, I don't think you need to be educated to be a great actor.
- Mark Rylance

Witty inspirations are the proverbs of the educated.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

So one of the things that happened with integration
in the South is they found that the black teachers
were much more educated than the white teachers.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

Producers are so much better-educated in issues related to terrorism.
- Mike Johanns

But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it.
There are other issues - political issues,
gender issues - that people need to be educated about.
- Anita Hill

Well, I always wanted to be educated and be prepared.
- Jon Secada

Sometimes the ignorant are among the most educated.
- Suzanne Fields

I don't want my daughter to be educated.
I think women should just be decorative.
- Richard Brautigan

I took three years off.
I differentiated myself from the industry.
Found my identity - sort of...
I haven't graduated yet.
I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.
- Claire Danes

We are quite rich enough to defend ourselves,
whatever the cost.
We must now learn that we are quite rich enough to
educate ourselves as we need to be educated.
- Walter Lippmann

We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history.
But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.
- Timothy Leary

I was educated at Bradfield College and Oxford,
where I graduated in 1939.
- Martin Ryle

Our children were mostly brought up and educated in
the Churchill suburb east of Pittsburgh.
Each summer, we took them back to England for an extended period.
- John Pople

Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.
- John Dewey

The London dialect as it is spoken in educated circles.
- Henry Sweet

I am brave, but I take a view.
It is an educated view.
I am careful.
I am not reckless.
- Philip Green

I hope to see the bringing together of all the best
educated people of the earth into a worldwide Congress of Scientists.
- Marquis de Condorcet

If women be educated for dependence;
that is,
to act according to the will of another fallible being,
and submit, right or wrong, to power,
where are we to stop?
- Mary Wollstonecraft

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you
get him off the thing he was educated in.
- Will Rogers

My mother tells this story that when I first went to school,
I thought I was going to help the teachers.
I didn't realise I was going to get educated.
- Moon Unit Zappa

Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton.
- George III

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger
of taking educated people seriously.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal.
Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small,
highly educated class of professional people.
- Hugh Mackay

The best audience is intelligent, well-educated and a little drunk.
- Alben W. Barkley

I grew up in the West, grew up on the land,
was educated as a geologist.
And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing.
- Bruce Babbitt

It's kind of chased away a few demons for me and,
um, it's educated me a little bit more.
- Hugo Weaving

To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed,
but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably
to the transformative events of an engaged human life.
- Thomas More

You know French means like sophisticated,
well educated, so far.
- Sophie Marceau

I was educated at King's College, Taunton and went
to the University of Cambridge in 1942.
- Antony Hewish


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