Quotes on Excellent Education

An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. John W Gardner

A good indignation makes an excellent speech. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To suggest is to create; to describe is to destroy. Robert Doisneau

Freedom can occur only through education. Friedrich Schiller

For as the old saying is, When house and land are gone and spent Then learning is most excellent. Samuel Foote

The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate 'apparently ordinary' people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people. K. Patricia Cross

Reward excellent failures. Punish mediocre successes. Tom Peters

I really trust audiences as having excellent taste, for the most part. Laurie Anderson

The object of the Gita appears to me to be that of showing the most excellent way to attain self-realization. Mahatma Gandhi

If odours may worke satisfaction, they are so soveraigne in plants and so comfortable that no confection of the apothecaries can equall their excellent vertue. John Gerard

First of all a natural talent is required; for when Nature opposes, everything else is in vain; but when Nature leads the way to what is most excellent, instruction in the art takes place... Hippocrates

That which we do not call education is more precious than that which we call so. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education makes a straight ditch of a free meandering brook. Henry David Thoreau

What we have learned from other becomes our own reflection. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no immovable barriers to education. Irina Bokova

I'm not a teacher, but an awakener. Robert Frost

Education is an imprecise process, a dance, and a collaborative experience. Siva Vaidhyanathan

Education has become a prisoner of contemporaneity. Camille Paglia

To define is to kill. To suggest is to create. Stephane Mallarme

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live. Annie Dillard

The best education I have ever received was through travel. Lisa Ling

Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. Karl Kraus

Excellence does not come easily or quickly- an excellent education does not, a successful mission does not, a strong, loving marriage does not, rewarding personal relationships do not. It is simply a truism that nothing very valuable can come without significant sacrifice, effort, and patience on our part. Jeffrey R. Holland

I think we're vastly over-invested in universities. Universities should be relatively small and provide excellent education and research in a number of specialized areas. I think the vast majority of young people should be going through non-university, post-secondary training. Stephen Harper

Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine. John Baldacci

The only real education comes from what goes counter to you. Andre Gide

A dynamic economy begins with a good education. Bob Taft

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else. Cornelius Vanderbilt

A good education is another name for happiness. Ann Plato

Sex education has to do with what's in people's head. Donna Shalala

Communism has nothing to do with love. Communism is an excellent hammer which we use to destroy our enemy. Mao Zedong

If your attitude toward the world is good, you will obtain good results. If your attitude is excellent, excellent will your results. Earl Nightingale

History would be an excellent thing if only it were true. Leo Tolstoy

Let excellence be your brand... When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Oprah Winfrey

What excellent fools religion makes of men. Ben Jonson

Discipline helps you finish a job, and finishing is what separates excellent work from average work. Pat Summitt

Psychologically speaking, it's very important to be in good shape. I work in a sport that requires you to react quickly and be in excellent shape. Besides, things don't get easier as you get older. Michael Schumacher

Money is the excellent slave and a horrible master. P T Barnum

Excellent. They were flammable. James Patterson

I thought it was excellent, to tell you the truth. Rush Limbaugh

Github is an excellent hosting service; I have nothing against it at all. Linus Torvalds

I've worked very hard at giving excellent training and good materials, resources, books, and then the corporate community gives me respect. And I'm finding now that they really want a relationship with me, they're letting me in their lives, and of course, when you get in their lives you find a tremendous need for God. John C Maxwell

We got a lot of excellent people and businesses from Bear and WaMu. But Bear definitely was more painful. WaMu got us into Florida, California, and other states, which was a huge benefit - to expand and grow and add middle-market, private banking, investment banking, and other products, too. Jamie Dimon

In mathematics I can report no deficiency, except it be that men do not sufficiently understand the excellent use of Pure Mathematics. Francis Bacon

There's so much that I like about Pittsburgh, actually. The cultural district and museums are wonderful, and I encourage everyone to check them out. And the food is excellent, too! Troy Polamalu

"Don't be stupid!" is excellent advice. Amy Dickinson

The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure. Sydney J Harris

The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create. Barack Obama

The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. Jean Piaget

"Knowledge is the frontier of tomorrow." Denis Waitley

He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing. James Russell Lowell

The schools of the country are its future in miniature. Tehyi Hsieh

Boredom is the specter that haunts children from kindergarten to graduation on every continent. Amanda Ripley

When Abraham Lincoln was murdered The one thing that interested Matthew Arnold Was that the assassin shouted in Latin As he lept on the stage This convinced Matthew There was still hope for America. Christopher Morley

There are many things which we can afford to forget which it is yet well to learn. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Education is a vaccine for violence. Edward James Olmos

Education is the cornerstone of liberty. Eleanor Roosevelt

[On U.S. universities:] The bland leading the bland. Camille Paglia

I had to gain experience as I did not have a technical education. Mikhail Kalashnikov

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. George Santayana

Education is the transmission of civilization. Will Durant

The mere imparting of information is not education. Carter G Woodson

It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able to do nothing else. William Hazlitt

Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life. Karl Kraus

The secret in education lies in respecting the student. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The result of the educative process is capacity for further education. John Dewey

It is not who you attend school with but who controls the school you attend. Nikki Giovanni

When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less. Patricia Schroeder

O excellent! I love long life better than figs. William Shakespeare

I listen a lot to how people speak. I've read a great many good books in my life. I had some excellent English teachers. Surely, those things were helpful. Anthony Bourdain

. . . it's not just the people we love, but the people we let love us back who show us how high we can really soar. Steve Kluger

Miss Petrowska,an excellent pianist, held the audience transfixed with Chou Wen-chung's work. Miss Petrowska was coolness itself in getting the hardware into the piano and out again...in Messiaen, a feeling for the music's reverent sobriety combined to produce an absorbing performance. Donal Henahan

As I have said, you have no reason to trust me, and an excellent reason not to. Robin Mckinley

The food is excellent. The beer is cold. The sun nearly always shines. There is coffee on every corner. Life does' get much better than this. Bill Bryson

Every goal is hard work, especially in such an excellent league as the Bundesliga; or even take the Champions League. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

This is the Immorality Act of 1927.To prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives and other acts in relation thereto. Be it enacted by the king's most excellent Majesty, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa as follows. Trevor Noah

Science is an excellent piece of furniture to have in the second story, providing that you have common sense on the ground floor. Alan Chadwick

Let children feed on the good, the excellent, the great! Don't get in their way with little lectures, facts, and guided tours! Charlotte Mason

I purchased excellent and beautiful horses, visited all such neighbors as I found in congenial spirits, and was as happy as happy could be. John James Audubon

I was hired for a really excellent academic job early in my life; I was twenty-five when I started at Princeton and I got tenure early on. I really didn't deserve this; I just happened to be in the right place at the right time. Paul Lansky

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