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    Marcus Aurelius

    Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.

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    Gilbert K. Chesterton

    Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

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    Horace Mann

    A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

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    Arthur M. Schlesinger

    Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.

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    John von Neumann

    Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.

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    Muriel Spark

    To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt

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

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    Adam Smith

    Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Science does not know its debt to imagination.

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    A. Bartlett Giamatti

    A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

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    Annie Dillard

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

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    Tallulah Bankhead

    I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.

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    Dave Parnas

    Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,' they really mean, 'not really.'

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    Alan K. Simpson

    An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.

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    Henry B. Adams

    Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

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    Peter Drucker

    When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.

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    Linus Pauling

    Facts are the air of scientists. Without them you can never fly.

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    Stephen Jay Gould

    Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.

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    Wernher von Braun

    We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.

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    John W. Gardner

    Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

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    Edward Everett

    Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

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    Charles Pierce

    There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.

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    Will Rogers

    The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.

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    Alice Miller

    Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.

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    Robert Anthony

    Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

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    Dan Quayle

    For NASA, space is still a high priority.

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    Leon Battista Alberti

    When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.

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    Ambrose Bierce

    Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

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    Jay Leno

    Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.

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    Jean Rostand

    Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

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    Edward R. Murrow

    A satellite has no conscience.

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    Jane Howard

    Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world.

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    Wernher von Braun

    It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.

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    Anthony J. D'Angelo

    Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

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    Carl Jung

    We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.

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    Wendell Phillips

    Responsibility educates.

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    Walter Lippmann

    The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

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    Sam Ervin

    Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft.

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    Martin Bormann

    Every educated person is a future enemy.

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    Sydney J. Harris

    The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

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    Robert Frost

    Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

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    Ezra Pound

    Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

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    Allen Klein

    It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

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    W. H. Auden

    When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

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    Leo Buscaglia

    Change is the end result of all true learning.

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    E. Y. Harburg

    Leave the atom alone.

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    James D. Watson

    Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion, give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.

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    Robert M. Hutchins

    The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

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    Charles Kettering

    People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.

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    Edmund Hillary

    Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.

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    Gertrude Stein

    The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not.

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    Howard Nemerov

    Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.

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    Gilbert K. Chesterton

    No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.

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    Nicholas M. Butler

    America is the best half-educated country in the world.

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    Angela Merkel

    The willingness to learn new skills is very high.

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    Frederick The Great

    An educated people can be easily governed.

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    Edward Teller

    A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.

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    Mike Pence

    Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years.

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    Abigail Van Buren

    True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

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    Konrad Lorenz

    It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.

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    Mark Twain

    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

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    Stephen Jay Gould

    In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.

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    Rene Descartes

    Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.

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    Robert Frost

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

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    Lewis Thomas

    The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.

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    A. A. Milne

    To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

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    G. M. Trevelyan

    Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

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    Wilhelm Reich

    Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.

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    Albert Einstein

    Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

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    George Santayana

    I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.

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    Anatole France

    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 know and what you don't.

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    Jacques Yves Cousteau

    I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.

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    Mark Russell

    The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.

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    Oscar Wilde

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

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    Abu Bakr

    If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.

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    George Santayana

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

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    Al Green

    I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.

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    Nelson Mandela

    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

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    Russell Baker

    An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.

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    Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

    To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.

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    Malcolm Forbes

    Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

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    Margaret Mead

    Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

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    Ray Bradbury

    Touch a scientist and you touch a child.

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    Aristotle

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

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    Max Planck

    Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'

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    Victor Hugo

    He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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    William Butler Yeats

    Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

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    Carl Rogers

    The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

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    Albert Einstein

    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Martin Henry Fischer

    Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.

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    Ralph Ellison

    Education is all a matter of building bridges.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes

    I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.

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    Tom Hanks

    From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.

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    Isaac Asimov

    There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

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    Clifford Stoll

    Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.

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    Carl Sagan

    Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

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    E. B. White

    I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.

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    Arnold H. Glasow

    The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.

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    Wernher von Braun

    Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.

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    Robert Quillen

    If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.

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    Tammy Faye Bakker

    You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.

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    Erwin Chargaff

    Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"

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    Ray Bradbury

    The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.

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    Will Durant

    Education is the transmission of civilization.

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    Daniel J. Boorstin

    Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

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    Russell Baker

    Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.

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    Jacques Yves Cousteau

    What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.

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    Ashley Montagu

    The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.

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    Aristotle

    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

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    Adam Smith

    Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

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    Alan Perlis

    A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

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    Aeschylus

    It is always in season for old men to learn.

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    Niels Bohr

    Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

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    Heinrich Heine

    If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.

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    Thomas Huxley

    Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.

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    Aeschylus

    I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

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    Alvin Toffler

    The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.

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    Ambrose Bierce

    Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

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    Al McGuire

    I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.

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    John Dewey

    Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

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    Alvin Toffler

    The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.

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    Erich Fromm

    Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

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    Benjamin Franklin

    An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

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    Will Durant

    Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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    Arthur C. Clarke

    If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

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    Harvey S. Firestone

    It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

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    Leon Spinks

    I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.

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    Alfred Hitchcock

    We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.

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    Francis Bacon

    If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

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    Edward Teller

    The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.

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    Donella Meadows

    Scientists worldwide agree that the reduction needed to stabilize the climate is actually more like 80 percent.

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    B. F. Skinner

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

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    Isaac Asimov

    The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'

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    Thomas Huxley

    The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

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    Anthony J. D'Angelo

    The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

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    Abigail Adams

    Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

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    Bill Dana

    He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.

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    Hugh Walpole

    In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.

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    Paul Valery

    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

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    Emma Goldman

    No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

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    Will Rogers

    America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

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    Max Planck

    A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

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    Isaac Asimov

    The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

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    Irving Langmuir

    The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss

    When a woman [Sophie Germain], because of her sex, or customs and prejudices, encounters infinitely more obstacles than man in familiarizing herself with their knotty problems, yet overcomes these fetters and penetrates that which is most hidden she doubtless has the most noble courage, extraordinary talent, and superior genius.

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    John D. Barrow

    There was no "before" the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.

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    Ernest Dimnet

    Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

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    Michel de Montaigne

    I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

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    John Dewey

    Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

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    Louis D. Brandeis

    There are no shortcuts in evolution.

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    John Charles Polanyi

    Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover things that can be used for good.

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    Albert Einstein

    No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

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    George Washington Carver

    Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

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    Heinrich Heine

    You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.

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    Alexander Pope

    Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

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    Robert Green Ingersoll

    It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

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    Alexander Hamilton

    Learn to think continentally.

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    Ernest Renan

    The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

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    Bruce Feirstein

    The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

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    Gail Godwin

    Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.

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    Walt Disney

    I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

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    Mary Kay Ash

    Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

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    Thomas Huxley

    Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.

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