A mind is a terrible thing to waste

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” – Clay P. Bedford

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.“ – Marian Wright Edelman

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.“ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” – United Negro College Fund

“The gateways to wisdom and learning are always open, and more and more I am choosing to walk through them. Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the Totality of Possibilities.” – Louise L. Hay

“Being a mother has been my greatest teacher and also the most self-sacrificing thing I’ve ever done.” – Katey Sagal Even

“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” – Carl Jung

“The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.” –  Helen Mirren

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” –  Vernon Howard

“Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.” –  Dana Stewart Scott

“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?” – Erich Fromm

“I’m not a prophet. I’m not a teacher. I have no degrees. My degree is from the University of Life.” –  Jamie Lee Curtis

“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” –  William Wordsworth

“One thing that education can do is it can provide us with an opportunity to understand one another better, and so while I’ve spent a lot of my time in the world of politics, I’ve always felt that it is really not politics that will solve this for us.“ – Condoleezza Rice

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.“ – Theodore Roosevelt

“No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education.“ – Bobby Scott

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.“ – Calvin Coolidge

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