"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."
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"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves."
"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"
"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another."
"The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn."
"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship."
"America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few."
"Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants."
"I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained."
"An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style."
"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon."
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
"Change is the end result of all true learning."
"America is the best half-educated country in the world."
"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence."
"Education is all a matter of building bridges."
"Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding."
"An educated people can be easily governed."
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