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" The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset. "
Liberty Hyde Bailey
" Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. "
John F. Kennedy
" Education can help all Americans live longer, healthier lives. Teaching students to make healthy decisions can improve habits now and instill healthy eating habits for a lifetime. "
" I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs. "
" The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it. "
" When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. "
" 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. "
" I would like to learn, or remember, how to live. "
" 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. "
" Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced. "
" For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart. "
" For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete. "
" A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. "
" I am very much a person who likes to change with the times. Education is what it is all about. "
" My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education. "
John H. Johnson
" We say arts education is good for general education, but that's not the point. The arts are what great nations are remembered for. They are a mirror. "
" I challenge the leaders of public education to stop issuing mandates from the state office and to focus on empowering schools and delivering resources to the school level. "
" Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity... and these in turn rely on the education of our people. "
" My primary and secondary education was in French, which had a lasting influence on my life. "
" Widespread public access to knowledge, like public education, is one of the pillars of our democracy, a guarantee that we can maintain a well-informed citizenry. "
" Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty. "
" Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement. "
" 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. "
" He that loves reading has everything within his reach. "
" Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty. "
" I will get my education - if it is in home, school, or anyplace. "
" The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home. "
" There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. "
" I think what's been lacking from our discussion for a long time is really that other part of what a Budget chair does, which is set the priorities for this country in terms of making sure we invest in the right places, in education, in job training, and to make sure we do a balanced approach moving forward. "
" How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it. "
" We recommend for the training of teachers not only a considerable artistic education in general but special attention to the art of reading. "