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" Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. "
William Butler Yeats
" A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstitching has been naught. "
William Butler Yeats
" Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers. "
" 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. "
" A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can't read. That's terribly troubling to me. "
" The main force pushing toward reduction in inequality has always been the diffusion of knowledge and the diffusion of education. "
" Books, the children of the brain. "
" Now the problem with standardized tests is that it's based on the mistake that we can simply scale up the education of children like you would scale up making carburetors. And we can't, because human beings are very different from motorcars, and they have feelings about what they do and motivations in doing it, or not. "
" The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things. "
" Education is the development of power and ideal. "
W. E. B. Du Bois
" Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems. "
" When our forbears - yours and mine - came to America, they came because this country promised them something. It promised them an opportunity, nourished by education, not merely to grind for a bare living, but to strive for a good life. "
" 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
" History is a race between education and catastrophe. "
H. G. Wells
" While NCLB drove important progress on transparency and data disaggregation, I think it's clear that the status quo in public education is not working for our kids or our country. "
" The Obama administration now has regulations that tells them that they can no longer promote marriage to these young girls. They can no longer promote marriage as a way of avoiding poverty and bad choices that they make in their life. They can no longer even teach abstinence education. They have to be neutral with respect to how people behave. "
" Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted. "
" Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones. "
" I've always believed in the importance of education and continuing to learn throughout every stage of life. "
" Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right. "
" Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought. "
Harry S Truman
" I would never have been able to find my voice if I didn't have music education. "
" Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living. "
" The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind. "
Moza bint Nasser
" When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body - it's a blessing. "
" The primary goal of management education was, as originally conceived, to impart knowledge that could be applied to a variety of real-world business situations. "
" Your library is your paradise. "
" Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. "
" You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today. "
" For my part, I desire to see the time when education - and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry - shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period. "
" The highest result of education is tolerance. "