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My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers.
For someone bent on achievement, education is a thing you get past and forget about as quickly as possible.
Universal education has created an immense class of what I may call the New Stupid, hungering for certainty yet unable to find it in the traditional myths and their rationalizations.
Out of too much learning become mad.
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.
Having an education is one thing, being educated is another.
Education is not filling up a box but seeing what you can create with one and don't you ever forget that!
I educated myself. To me, school was boring.
Assuming that all 'unschooled' people to lack education is akin to assuming that a salary is the only means to make money, or, that a vagina or a penis is the only source of an orgasm.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Inspired intellect must endure all kinds of ghastly education.
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself.
Some experiences are mis-educative. Any experience is mis-educative that has the effect of arresting or distorting the growth of further experience.
I am always sorry to hear that such and such a person is going to school to be educated. This is a great mistake. If the person is to get the benefit of what we call education, he must educate himself, under the direction of the teacher.
Educated folk keep to one another's company too much, leaving other people much like milk skimmed of its cream.
[An educated person:] One who voluntarily does more thinking than is necessary for his own survival.
Children, taught either years beneath their intelligence or miles wide of relevance to it, or both: their intelligence becomes hopelessly bewildered, drawn off its centers, bored, or atrophied.
Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information.
Education perverts the mind since we are directly opposing the natural development of our mind by obtaining ideas first and observations last. This is why so few men of learning have such sound common sense as is quite common among the illiterate.
You go to school everyday. Folks who think they've learned everything they need to know are usually dumber than chickens.
Education, I fear, is learning to see one thing by going blind to another.
When you get down to it, unschooling is really just a fancy term for 'life' or 'growing up uninstitutionalized'.
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
Education is not received. It is achieved.
The modern school without systematic lectures turns out many graduates who lack retention. No sooner has the sound of the word left their teacher's lips, the subject has been forgotten.
In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
To some education is just a bore; to most education is food for the brain and enrichment for the present and future.
The education explosion is producing a vast number of people who want to live significant, important lives but lack the ability to satisfy this craving for importance by individual achievement. The country is being swamped with nobodies who want to be somebodies.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education is not so important as people think.
I wasn't an academic. I hated maths and science at school. I couldn't concentrate.
People think of education as something they can finish.
I'd been educated stupidly, I knew nothing about nothing, that's part of being shy.
Higher educating is defaulting on its obligations to offer young people a quality and broad-based education. This is true in part because the liberal arts and humanities have fallen out of favor in a culture that equates education with training.
The great trouble with most men is that those who have been educated become uneducated just as soon as they stop inquiring and investigating life and its problems for themselves.
Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
Education is imposed ignorance.
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
When you come from an under-privileged background, oftentimes, you feel a little overwhelmed by your education or your lack of.
Education is the process of turning cocksure ignorance into thoughtful uncertainty.
We live in the age of the overworked and the undereducated.
It is the process of mis-education that inhibits the full potential of a nation.
For those orderly folks who have life all neatly arranged in their heads, who do more accepting than questioning, unschooling is a disturbing thing.
It is no longer higher education, it is higher 'indoctrination '
Or maybe in school you didn't learn as quickly as you thought other kids did, and rather than considering the idea that you had a different learning strategy, you may have decided that you were "learning-disabled.
This notion that I was somehow special and deserving of a more involved education was wrong.I was smart at taking tests, but I knew how smart some of my friends were; they were just smart in different ways.
I'm the least-educated person in my immediate family. My two other brothers have multiple advanced degrees, and I only have one. [ ... ] Actually, now that I've got a Nobel Prize, I feel equal.
I never went to university. I'm self-educated. I didn't go because I was too impatient, too arrogant.
Educated fools; from uneducated schools.
As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted.
In terms of formal education, I may somewhat lacking. I never finished school. I am a self-taught entrepreneur, that's the best kind there is, trust me
Education means inspiring someone's mind, not just filling their head.
If, in any individual, university training produces a taste for refined idleness, a distaste for sustained effort, a barren intellectual arrogance, or a sense of superfluous aloofness from the world of real men who do the world's real work, then it has harmed that individual.
An education system suits some more than others. It can lead you out into life or lead you on a wild goose chase. It can help to make you miserable, or dull and nasty and insipid, or profoundly stupid in the special way that 'brainy' people can be.
The ideal of an "all-round" education is out of date; it has been destroyed by the progress of knowledge.
We have this mistaken notion that everybody in the world has to go to college. The colleges are already crowded with people who never in this world will absorb more than a rudimentary education, and we dilute everything to meet this low standard.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
You know, smart and educated aren't synonymous.
Educating people beyond their intellectual means is a disservice to humanity. A clueless person who knows little is a nuisance; a clueless person who knows a lot is a menace.
The problem with education is school.
I come from a background that stresses education more than anything.
Education is something which should be apart from the necessities of earning a living, not a tool therefor. It needs contemplation, fallow periods, the measured and guided study of the history of man's reiteration of the most agonizing question of all: Why?
Having a college degree does not make you educated. Always learning new things is what makes you educated.
Education produces natural intuitions, and natural intuitions are erased by education.
1950s education didn't agree with me. I was totally lost.
There are two extremes to be avoided: one is the attitude of contempt toward education, the other is the tragic snobbery of assuming that marching through an educational system is a sure cure for ignorance and mediocrity.
all that wretched schoolmastering.' 'On some it acts like a poison, making them unfit for the society of grown men.
Education is not a steady process of accrual, but a touch-and-go contest between learning and forgetting, like frantically trying to fill a sink faster than it can empty through an open drain - which
Education is what you learn after you leave school.
Education makes some men wiser, others more ridiculous and foolish!
I lack formal education. So I'm left with the feeling that I'm smarter than everyone around me but that if I ever got around really smart people - people who went to universities and drank wine and spoke Latin - that they'd be bored as hell by me. It's a lonely way to go through life.
An education, other than purely professional or technical, can even seem to be an impediment.
Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
The formal education that I received made little sense to me.
I wasn't educated. I was very lucky.
I didn't go to university, and I always had in my mind that I hadn't studied properly.
Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
I did not come from an academic background. My father was a smart man, but he had a fifth-grade education. He and all his friends were plumbers. They were all born around 1905 in great poverty in New York City and had to go to work when they were 12 or 13 years old.
Education is the light switch for the mind. You have to turn it on to see the world in your own way.
Education is what is left after you've forgotten everything you've learned.
There have always been literate ignoramuses who have read too widely and not well. The Greeks had a name for such a mixture of learning and folly which might be applied to the bookish but poorly read of all ages. They are all sophomores.
Educating the head without educating the heart is no education at all
We're not spending enough money, but probably we let the teachers unions set curriculas which don't teach them the right things. There's not emphasis on the ... the basic learning that you need if you're going to go on in a college and into post-graduate work.
An educated person is a person who has so developed the faculties of their mind that they can acquire anything they want
The world is full of educated derelicts
The problem in our society and in our schools is to inclulcate, without overdoing it, the notion of education, as in the Latin educere
to lead, to bring out what is in someone rather than merely to indoctrinate him/her from the outside. (89)
In school, I was an underachiever.
My university education had been a shallow and superficial enterprise. The central driving forces of the economy I lived in were either ignored or left vague, to the point of meaningless.
I've always been a creative speller and never achieved good grades in school. I graduated from high school but didn't have the opportunity to attend college, so I did what young women my age did at the time - I married.
I was dyslexic, so I was put in the silly class at school.
Only self-educated is educated. Others are merely taught.
We gave you too much education and now you've gained too much knowledge that is blinding your wisdom.
Ignorant people are apt to overrate the value of what is called education. The sons of the poor, having suffered the privations of poverty, think of wealth as the mother of joy.
Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
One wonders at the docility of the students who evidently must be satisfied enough with the credentials to be uncaring about the lack of education.
We do not trust educated people and rarely, alas, produce them, for we do not trust the independence of mind which alone makes a genuine education possible.
I didn't go to university; I hardly went to school, but I grew up among people well versed in Henry James and Proust, and just felt this endless, total inadequacy.
I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.