Quotes on Education


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"Beloved young friends, much of our future rests with you. You are needed-not to be weak, but to be strong. WE BELIEVE IN YOU."

-David B. Haight-

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"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them."

-Mark Twain-

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"The older I grow, the more I enjoy the words of thoughtful writers, ancient and modern, and the savoring of that which they have written."

-Gordon B. Hinckley-

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"Don't be down on that you're not up on."

-Harold B. Lee -

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"If a teacher influences but one, his influence never stops."

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"It must be the aim of education to teach the citizen that he must first of all rule himself."

-Winthrop A. Aldrich-

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"The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it."

-James Bryce-

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"We need to add to the three R's, namely Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic, a fourth--RESPONSIBILITY."

-President Herbert Hoover-

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"Whatever I did not know, I was not ashamed to inquire about, so I acquired knowledge."

-Ancient Persian Philosopher-

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"Character is the aim of true education."

-David O. McKay-

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To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

-Theodore Roosevelt-

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"Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter."

-English Clergyman Edwin Paxton Hood, The New Dictionary of Thoughts-

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"Education in virtue is the only education which deserves the name."

-Plato, Laws, p. 643-44

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"Get all the schooling you can. Education is the key that unlocks the door of opportunity. God has placed upon this people a mandate to acquire knowledge even by study and also by faith"

President Gordon B. Hinckley, Oct. 4, 1997 General Conference, "Some Thoughts on Temples, Retention of Converts, and Missionary Service"

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

James Truslow Adams

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"A book is a present you can open again and again."

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"Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all."

-Abraham Lincoln-

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