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The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
-- Russell Green

I have a daughter who goes to SMU. She could've gone to UCLA here in California, but it's one more letter she'd have to remember.
-- Shecky Greene

Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. [...] The average American (should be) content with their humble role in life, because they're not tempted to think about any other role.
-- William Torrey Harris, U.S. Commissioner of Education, 1889

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
-- Aldous Huxley

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
-- Robert G. Ingersoll, (seen attributed to "R.S. Ingersoll" - a typo?)

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.
-- Pope John Paul I

To teach is to learn twice.
-- Joseph Joubert

An understanding heart is everything is a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
-- Carl Gustav Jung

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
-- Henry Kissinger

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
-- Bob Perelman

A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care.
-- Richard Pratt, Pacific Computer Weekly, 20 July 1990

Grad school is the snooze button on the clock-radio of life.
-- John Rogers, comedian (who holds a graduate degree in physics)

It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
-- Bertrand Russell