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" A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn. "
" Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. "
Booker T. Washington
" 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
" Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. "
Amos Bronson Alcott
" Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It's about being educated. "
" I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" You need to support human development and human capital as much as possible. And we've had 25 years of programs, great programs. We supported 125,000 surgeries. We fund 15,000 scholarships every year for college and higher education. We gave bicycles for rural areas. We gave laptops. "
" I've always believed in the importance of education and continuing to learn throughout every stage of life. "
" I believe we owe our young an education that captures the exhilarating drama of science. "
" We need better public education and more realistic education. "
" Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies. "
" Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent. "
" Education is a human right - a recognition of dignity that each person should be afforded. "
" I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. "
" I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. In order to appreciate cultures of another nation, one needs to go there, know the people and mingle with the culture of that country. One way to do that, if one is lucky enough, is to buy things from those cultures. "
" The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.
" Disabled people need more invested in their education, housing, job training, transportation, assistive technology, and independent-living facilities. Governments earn back this investment - and more - by making people with disabilities economically productive citizens. "
" Education is the key. If you are educated, nothing can defeat you. "
" I'd really love to see a business model for higher education going forward that is actually affordable, that uses modern technology to reach scale and quality and that really reimburses the services rendered in a way that's meaningful to everybody. "
" It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree. "
John F. Kennedy
" My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects. "
Robert M. Hutchins
" You can't legislate good will - that comes through education. "
" Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty. "
" The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. "
John F. Kennedy
" I don't know if the term 'liberation theology,' which can be interpreted in a very positive sense, will help us much. What's important is the common rationality to which the church offers a fundamental contribution, and which must always help in the education of conscience, both for public and for private life. "
Pope Benedict XVI
" I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. "
" I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool. "
" Knowledge is not just the preserve of the educated elite. Just because someone has not had a formal education, that does not mean he does not have wisdom and common sense. "
" The Republican majority, left to its own devices from 1995 to 2000, was a party committed to limited government and restoring the balances of federalism with the states. Clearly, President Bush has had a different vision, and that vision has resulted in education and welfare policies that have increased the size and scope of government. "
" My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties. "