Quotes on Education, Ignorance and Knowledge

Here are some quotes on education, ignorance and knowledge...


"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step toward knowledge." - Benjamin Disraeli


"It is only the ignorant who despise education." - Pubilius Syrus


"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant


"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." - Robert Frost


"The mark of an educated mind is the ability to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle


"Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked." - Lord Chesterfield

My favorite is the one by Aristotle.


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Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on June 25, 2011 at 5:54pm

There is in every village a torch – the teacher and an extinguisher - the clergyman..

Victor Hugo.


It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

Fredrick Douglass.
Comment by Stephen Walski on June 27, 2011 at 12:32am

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance - Thomas Jefferson


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