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Education for all seems to be the product of a type
by Abdoulaye Wade

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

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
- Abdoulaye Wade

Democracy is constructed like an edifice,
freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
- Abdoulaye Wade

We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated
in the century in which they live.
- Abdoulaye Wade

 

A small child from a developing country has the advantage,
from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind,
which constitute a sure advantage over the little African
child who has never even held a modern toy.
- 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.
- Abdoulaye Wade

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

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You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Don't let schooling interfere with your education.
- Mark Twain

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

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

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes
from one generation to another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

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

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

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

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

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

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
- Sydney J. Harris

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age?
- Erich Fromm

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

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

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
- George Santayana

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

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything
without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
- Robert Frost

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

No man who worships education has got the best out of education...
Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The philosophy of the school room in one generation
will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

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

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

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

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
- Peter Drucker

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living.
That's one thing about a little education.
It spoils you for actual work.
The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
- Will Rogers

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read.
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
- Alvin Toffler

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

Responsibility educates.
- Wendell Phillips

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

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

You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
- Tammy Faye Bakker

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

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

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge,
others just gargle.
- Robert Anthony

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

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


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