Quotes of Enlightenment

“ He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know it just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers. ”

- Richard Bach

“ Education is an admirable thing, but it is well worth remembering from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. ”

- Aristotle

“ There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. ”

- James Truslow Adams

“ Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better. ”

- Wendell Phillips

“ Civilization is an enormous device for economizing knowledge. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world. ”

- Matthew

“ You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him to think. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education. ”

- Wilson Mizner

“ Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. ”

- B. F. Skinner

“ But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment, and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy. ”

- Ho Chi Minh

“ If civilization has an opposite, it is war. Of these two things, you have either one, or the other. Not both. ”

- Ursula K. Le Guin

“ Enlightenment must come little by little, otherwise it would overwhelm. ”

- Idries Shah

“ If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is "the quiet acceptance of what is.". ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness. ”

- Nikos Kazantzakis

“ Only the educated are free. - Epictetus. ”

- Epictetus

“ Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ”

- Will Durant

“ If you can read this, thank a teacher. - Anonymous teacher. ”

- Unknown

“ An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. ”

- Anatole France

“ No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Genius without education is like silver in the mine. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ”

- John Dryden

“ If you think education is expensive, try ignorance! ”

- Andy McIntyre

“ Travel is the soul of civilization. ”

- Zora Neale Hurston

“ Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. ”

- John Dewey

“ Education is hanging around until you've caught on. ”

- Robert Frost
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