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Alan K. Simpson Quotes and Sayings

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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 has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash,
and also protect the president.
- 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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You get educated by traveling.
- Solange Knowles

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

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

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

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

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

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

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

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

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.
- Dan Quayle

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

A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote.
- Lyn Nofziger

Education begins at home and I applaud the parents
who recognize that they -
not someone else -
must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.
- Ernest Istook

Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life.
A child is given to the universe to be educated.
- Frederick William Robertson

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual
life is still the mark of an educated man.
- Norman Cousins

A mugwump is a person educated beyond his intellect.
- Horace Porter

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

Just in general, any government throughout history
hasn't really wanted its people to be educated,
because then they couldn't control them as easily.
- Maynard James Keenan

The foundation for future prosperity is built on the
bedrock of good jobs and great schools.
We are building a strong foundation one job at a time
and one educated Texan at a time.
- Rick Perry

You are educated.
Your certification is in your degree.
You may think of it as the ticket to the good life.
Let me ask you to think of an alternative.
Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
- Tom Brokaw

I am not well educated or bright enough to be politically clued in,
but I hope in the film that I'm going to shock a few people,
win a lot of people over.
- John Lone

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

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

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

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

I always read all these books about the slaves.
My mother is very educated.
My father would talk to us like we were grown men.
We never knew what he was talking about half the time.
- Wynton Marsalis

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

The difference between stupid and intelligent people -
and this is true whether or not they are well-educated -
is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.
- Neal Stephenson

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

Highly educated bores are by far the worst;
they know so much,
in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.
- Louis Kronenberger

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

We must encourage people to get educated,
to get tested, to get involved in the fight against AIDS.
- Gwen Moore

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

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

It really bugs me that someone will tell me,
after I spent 20 years being educated,
how I'm supposed to think.
- Clarence Thomas

The liberally educated person is one who is able to
resist the easy and preferred answers,
not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
- Allan Bloom

Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
- George S. Patton

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

Education is the best friend.
An educated person is respected everywhere.
Education beats the beauty and the youth.
- Chanakya

Young singers are much better educated musically,
much better informed, through discs and videos,
than I was.
- Placido Domingo

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

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

Socrates' fame spread all over Greece,
and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him,
in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction.
- Moses Mendelssohn

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history.
- Fiona Shaw

I really enjoy the people.
I find them to be better educated and wittier.
- Nicholas Lea

Men and women must be educated, in a great degree,
by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
- Mary Wollstonecraft


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