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Notable quotes: Education

Graduation marks ones successful fulfillment of an educational program.
Graduation marks ones successful fulfillment of an educational program.
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Quotes can be very inspirational and moving. They can help us get through a difficult time or make us smile wider on an already good day. Quotes can embody the deep power of words and prove memorable for people to remember their entire lives. Quotes can be found about practically any subject and they are often interpretative and can be used to start deep discussions. For children who are homeschooled, quotes and quote-study can serve as an interesting addition to the literary curriculum. Below is a list of quotes about education:

Getting educated, including online education, has been the subject of many quotes.
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*Note: All quotes were found online—at credit to their speaker written below each one.

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

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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