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" A captain of the Navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable good education, a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice. "
John Paul Jones
" Education is the transmission of civilization. "
" The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences. "
" True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living. "
Bryant H. McGill
" Education can also be used as a soft power and as a soft force to transform societies. When I say transform societies it means we can tackle issues in political, social, cultural, economic areas. These are the most important things. "
Moza bint Nasser
" Getting a college degree used to be free or low cost because, as a society, we saw providing higher education to young people as an investment - in them and in the future of our own country. "
" Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" You could get an entire computer science education for free right now. "
" All of us have been trained by education and environment to seek personal gain and security and to fight for ourselves. Though we cover it over with pleasant phrases, we have been educated for various professions within a system which is based on exploitation and acquisitive fear. "
" Education is the cheap defense of nations. "
" Education is all about igniting young minds and enabling them to attain their fullest potential. "
" Without tact you can learn nothing. "
" There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with: education, poverty, and drugs. Two of them we talk about, and one of them we don't. "
" Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. "
" After two years at UCLA, I decided to leave. I was convinced that no amount of education would help a black man get a job. "
" Education gives girls the knowledge, experience, and confidence to play their rightful role in society. "
" An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it. "
John Paul Jones
" Smart financial planning - such as budgeting, saving for emergencies, and preparing for retirement - can help households enjoy better lives while weathering financial shocks. Financial education can play a key role in getting to these outcomes. "
" We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. "
" I'm a good son, a good father, a good husband - I've been married to the same woman for 30 years. I'm a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, 'You know, that's part of history.' "
Samuel L. Jackson
" The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. "
" Water and sanitation has not had the same kind of champion that global health, and even education, have had. "
Jim Yong Kim
" The best students come from homes where education is revered: where there are books, and children see their parents reading them. "
" You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun. "
" Education is the movement from darkness to light. "
" Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn't finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education - I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning. "
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
" The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture. "
" I fully support U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in his Global Education First Initiative and the work of U.N. Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown and the respectful president of the U.N. General Assembly Vuk Jeremic. I thank them for the leadership they continue to give. "
" For me, education has never been simply a policy issue - it's personal. Neither of my parents and hardly anyone in the neighborhood where I grew up went to college. But thanks to a lot of hard work and plenty of financial aid, I had the opportunity to attend some of the finest universities in this country. "
" A good education gives you confidence to stick up your hand for anything - whether it is the job you want, or the bloke. And the more you stick up your hand, the better your chances are that you will get what you want. "
" I went to - I got a wonderful college education. I went to Harvard. In those four years, I accumulated a lot of knowledge, but I also created a kind of habit of learning that has stayed with me my whole life. "