Aphorisms by theme: Education

He, who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo

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By theme : Education Society
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Education Humor Wit
The company of chaste women is the proper atmosphere of good manners.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Education Relations Women
It is among uneducated women that we may look for the most confirmed gossips. Goethe tells us there is nothing more frightful than bustling ignorance.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Education Wit Women
He is truly well-bred who knows when to value and when to despise those national peculiarities, which are regarded by some with so much observance; a traveller of taste at once perceives that the wise are polite all the world over, but that fools are polite only at home.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Education
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.

Plato

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By theme : Education Men Women
Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

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By theme : Education Liberty
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Education
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision, which the nature of the subject admits, and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.

Aristotle

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By theme : Education Knowledge
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Education Knowledge
Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men and studying all the various editions of them.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Education Thought Wisdom
A man who is ignorant of foreign languages is also ignorant of his own language.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Education Knowledge
No people can be both ignorant and free.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Education Liberty
Teaching is the highest form of understanding.

Aristotle

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By theme : Education Knowledge
To accuse others for one`s misfortunes is a sign of want of education; to accuse oneself shows that one`s education has begun; to accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one`s education is complete.

Epictetus

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By theme : Education Wisdom
Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Education
There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Education Wit
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Art Creativity Education
It is difficult to instruct children because of their natural inattention; the true mode, of course, is to first make our modes interesting to them.

John Locke

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By theme : Childhood Education
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Education Wit
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