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"Early childhood education begins early, even before birth." - Madeleine M Kunin

"I got an early education from television." - Debra Wilson

"Teachers say their schools of education did not adequately prepare them for the classroom. They would have welcomed more mentoring and feedback in their early years." - Arne Duncan

"When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition." - Yoko Ono

"Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten." - Robert. L. Ehrlich

"Prospective teachers may read about the science of education, but they'll only grasp the art in their early years by seeing it practiced and having it commended to them." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten." - Bob Ehrlich

"I began my education at a very early age; in fact, right after I left college." - Winston Churchill

"Do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement." - Plato

"It drove home, personally, the value of early detection and education and intervention." - Janet Napolitano

"From a very early age, I've had to interrupt my education to go to school." - George Bernard Shaw

"A neglect of one's sentimental education early in life could bear the most unfortunate fruit." - Daniel Kehlmann

"We spend at least $5 for remedial education right now for every dollar we put in early childhood education. All the studies on early childhood education show this is going to pay for itself." - Tim Kaine

"When I was 4 years old my mother put me into an early music education school. That's where they taught you perfect pitch and harmony and how to write music and all that. At that time, one of the homeworks was to listen to all the sounds and the noise of a day and transfer that into musical notes." - Yoko Ono

"Quintilian [educational writer in Rome around A.D. 100] thought that the earliest years of the child's life were crucial. Education should start earlier than age seven, within the family. It should not be so hard as to give the child an aversion to learning. Rather, these early lessons would take the form of play-that embryonic notion of kindergarten." - C. Sommerville

"About the state of black America, I've been working on that for many, many years. And [Donald Trump] said certain things in his early days about wanting to do something about it. We have a lot of violence in our neighborhoods now. We need education. And we need jobs. Is what I'm trying to say." - Jim Brown

"I moved to Seattle when I was two or three years old. Had my early education there, and would spend summers on the farm in Maryland. Then I went to boarding school in New Hampshire, to St. Paul's School. From there, I moved to London." - Alexis Denisof

"Our children are our most cherished possession. In their early years, we must make sure they get a healthy start in life. They must receive the right food for a healthy body, the right education for a bright and inquiring mind - and the equal opportunity for a meaningful job." - Gloria Macapagalarroyo

"Avoid compulsion and let early education be a matter of amusement. Young children learn by games; compulsory education cannot remain in the soul." - Plato

"Early childhood development has proved to be very beneficial and very cost-effective in societies where this is been tried. So let's not confine ourselves to primary education. Let's think of early childhood development and education as a whole." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn." - Maria Montessori

"Let early education be a sort of amusement. You will then be better able to find out the natural bent." - Plato

"One of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high-quality early education." - Barack Obama

"A first class system of early childhood education is the hallmark of a caring and civilized society." - Andy Hargreaves

"One of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high-quality early education." - Barack Obama

"I think we hear a lot of talk about college, and we don't hear about early education." - Mitch Albom

"The Sistine Chapel is an extraordinary work of education - it lays out all the early books of the Bible." - Peter Greenaway

"Investment in early education is not a Liberal or Conservative idea. Nor should it be decided along party lines." - Madeleine M Kunin

"Education, education, education" - Tony Blair

"In his 16 years in the Senate, John Kerry has fought against government waste and worked hard to bring some accountability to Washington. Early in his Senate career in 1986, John signed on to the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Deficit Reduction Bill, and he fought for balanced budgets before it was considered politically correct for Democrats to do so. John has worked to strengthen our military, reform public education, boost the economy and protect the environment." - Zell Miller

"The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascribe that to nature, which is altogether owing to early instruction: Miss is scarce three years old, but she's spoke to every day to hide her leg, and rebuked in good earnest if she shows it; whilst little Master at the same age is bid to take up his coats, and piss like a man." - Bernard De Mandeville

"We do not put enough emphasis on early childhood years. We neglect children in this society; as a society we're guilty of child neglect. If we could eliminate the vestiges of racism, if we could develop a more powerful agenda for child care, child development, and a more powerful education system, we could prevent a lot of the incapacities which in turn tend to generate structural unemployment." - Bruce Babbitt

"The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascribe that to nature, which is altogether owing to early instruction: Miss is scarce three years old, but she's spoke to every day to hide her leg, and rebuked in good earnest if she shows it; whilst little Master at the same age is bid to take up his coats, and piss like a man." - Bernard Mandeville

"In most developed countries, the average person receives about 16 years of education. Even in developing countries, the population gets five to eight years of education." - Peter Diamandis

"Dad literally carried me around the world with him through the early years of my life," - John Carter Cash

"Where crime is taught from early years, it becomes a part of nature." - Ovid

"Early poems are a thing it takes years to live down." - Angela Thirkell

"The years of early childhood are the time to prepare the soil." - Rachel Carson

"Music teachers can either inspire or make you resent your instrument and parents in early years." - Jill Sobule

"The lessons of their early youth regulated the conduct of their riper years." - William Godwin

"During my early years at Minnesota I conducted an evening enzyme seminar." - Paul D Boyer

"Will it be said that the judgment of a male of two years old, is more sage than that of a female's of the same age? I believe the reverse is generally observed to be true. But from that period what partiality! how is the one exalted, and the other depressed, by the contrary modes of education which are adopted! the one is taught to aspire, and the other is early confined and limited. As their years increase, the sister must be wholly domesticated, while the brother is led by the hand through all the flowery paths of science." - Judith Sargent Murray

"Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education." - Julian Bond

"We've tried ignorance for a thousand years. It's time we try education." - Joycelyn Elders

"Every single progressive education fad of the past thirty years has hurt poor black children." - Shelby Steele

"If you have four years to complete your college education, do it." - Bo Jackson

"For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core." - Clayton M Christensen

"For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core." - Clayton Christensen

"Basketball paid for four years of my education, and I am so proud of that." - Ramon Rodriguez

"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

"I consider my education to be the first 10 years of my career." - Olivia Wilde

"Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works." - Mike Easley

"Having a highly homogeneous background, education, values, preferences, etc, in the very early team is better than not - cuts down on time-wasting arguments." - Max Levchin

"Our single greatest defense against scientific ignorance is education, and early in the life of every scientist, the child's first interest was sparked by a teacher." - Peter Agre

"My mother is a professor of early childhood education. When I was two she would say she knew I was going to be an actor." - Matt Damon

"Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works." - Michael F Easley

"The quality of education that children receive early in life has a bearing on their later life that we may never fully understand." - Miguel Ferrer

"Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis." - J B Pritzker

"I didn't major in anthropology in college, but I do feel I had an education in different cultures very early on. My parents divorced when I was eleven, and my father immediately married a woman with three children and was with her for five years. When they got divorced, he immediately married a woman with four children. In the meantime, my mother married a man who had seven children. So I was going from one family to another between the ages of eleven and eighteen." - Lily King

"The public education movement has also been an anti-Christian movement...We can change education in America if you put Christian principles in and Christian pedagogy in. In three years, you would totally revolutionize education in America." - Pat Robertson

"In Burma, we need to improve education in the country - not only primary education, but secondary and tertiary education. Our education system is very very bad. But, of course, if you look at primary education, we have to think in terms of early childhood development that's going back to before the child is born - making sure the mother is well nourished and the child is properly nurtured." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"I became a general contractor in my early 20s. I have been in the business for over 35 years" - Gary Miller

"Almost everything I learned about being an actor came from those early years at the Actor's Studio." - Paul Newman

"I was a bike rider, a photographer and a history student, probably in that order. (On his early years)" - Danny Lyon

"I think the early years, the first decade of your life, is the most formative in a way." - Tom Hiddleston

"Parents... are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfil the promise of their early years." - Anthony Powell

"She had lived her early years as though she were waiting for something she might, but never did, become." - Marguerite Duras

"A couple of years I taught in graduate programs at NYU and Columbia, in the early eighties." - Russell Banks

"Even my older brothers' early success 10 years ago didn't change me since there was such an age difference." - Andy Gibb

"I became a general contractor in my early 20s. I have been in the business for over 35 years." - Gary Miller

"Parents. . . are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfil the promise of their early years." - Anthony Powell

"Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years." - Anthony Powell

"I was bred as an outcast, part Negro and part Seminole, in my early years raised as an Indian." - Willie Stargell

"I was never named in the early years as having anything to do with the assassination of Malcolm." - Louis Farrakhan

"In the early years, you fight because you don't understand each other. In the later years, you fight because you do." - Joan Didion

"Don't make your kids look hot and dirty and sexy when they're 5-years old! It's really not the place or the time. You're about 11 years early." - David Spade

"The most unsuccessful three years in the education of cost estimators appears to be fifth-grade arithmetic." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"Education and admonition commence in the first years of childhood, and last to the very end of life." - Plato

"We think there is a parallel between federal involvement in education and the decline in profit over recent years." - Ronald Reagan

"Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"I have always respected education, which is why I actually went back secretly and taught school for eight years." - Steve Wozniak

"Go find very early versions of things: the first TV pilot of a later-successful TV show; early audition tapes by famous actors; early demos by famous musicians. Focus on these early examples, not what they became over the next 20 years. Remember that what you're doing will constantly improve." - Derek Sivers

"There is no other investment that has the kind of social multiplier effect that early education has. It is an incredible thing to nurture and watch grow and spread." - Shakira

"Our nearly century-long experiment in banning marijuana has failed as abysmally as Prohibition did... In contrast, legalizing and taxing marijuana would bring in substantial sums that could be used to pay for schools, libraries or early childhood education." - Nicholas D Kristof

"No education is worth having that does not teach the lesson of concentration on a task, however unattractive. These lessons, if not learnt early, will be learnt, if at all, with pain and grief in later life." - Cyril Connolly

"The best way to improve the American workforce in the 21st century is to invest in early childhood education, to ensure that even the most disadvantaged children have the opportunity to succeed along side their more advantaged peers" - James Heckman

"My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history." - Lawrence Klein

"I focus on supporting high quality early childhood health care and education. By betting my resources on very young children, I know I'm making an investment that pays guaranteed dividends with a high rate of return." - J.B. Pritzker

"If you're a progressive, you've got to be worried about how the federal government is spending its revenue, because we don't have enough money to spend on things like early childhood education that are so important." - Barack Obama

"A poor child who receives high-quality early childhood development is 40 percent less likely to need special education, twice as likely to attend college and dramatically more likely to survive childhood." - Shakira

"Care work produces public goods, and should be supported in families by policies such as paid parental leave and caregiver tax credits, and by investments in good training and wages for caregiving, including early childhood education, in the market." - Riane Eisler

"My family life and early political life - being exposed to the news constantly, being enrolled in an Afrocentric education program, and doing the extracurriculars I did - played a huge role in me finding my path." - Baratunde Thurston

"It is time that the medical and teaching profession should realize that functional neurosis is not congenital, not inborn, not hereditary, but is the result of a defective, fear-inspiring education in early child life." - Boris Sidis

"All you've got to do is go back and look in the early 1900s and see what we had in Texas without public education and realize what it has done for the state." - Pete Laney

"Let me ask you: Should only children of the wealthy have access to quality early education? Should only children of the wealthy have access to a college degree? The answer - the only answer - is: no." - Lincoln Chafee

"I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It's crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age." - Cat Cora

"My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor." - Antonia Fraser

"I was born in Paris in 1950. I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early." - Francois Gautier

"If we expect our children to thrive at our colleges and universities, and succeed in our economy once they graduate - first we must make quality, affordable early childhood education accessible to all." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it." - Alexis Herman

"My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history." - Lawrence R Klein

"Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems." - Judy Biggert

"From an early age I was told that I was expected to do more than continue to run a small business. Education was important and seen as a way of moving forward." - John Pople

"I focus on supporting high quality early childhood health care and education. By betting my resources on very young children, I know I'm making an investment that pays guaranteed dividends with a high rate of return." - J B Pritzker

"Early education is the type of issue politicians nod their heads at, and then when it comes time to make a tough decision, a financial trade-off, inevitably it's about the first item tossed from the table." - J B Pritzker

"Children without access to quality early education programs start kindergarten with an 18-month disadvantage, and that gap continues to widen. By the time they are in fourth grade, many cannot do math or read at grade level." - Mark Shriver

"I was one of the first 18-year-olds in the United States elected to public office right after 18-year-olds got the right to vote back in the early '70s. I ran for the Board of Education." - Michael Moore

"In my own life, I believe it was an early education in poetical metaphor that helped me to grapple with and make sense of all the difficult and traumatic things that were to come." - Natasha Trethewey

"Only one in five children in the U.S. lives within walking distance of a park. Many more lack access to a quality early childhood education that provides ample time and space to play." - Darell Hammond

"From the early days of the Raj, Shakespeare had been woven into the fabric of India's education, and my father understood that in a culture rich with storytelling and fantastical tales, Shakespeare's characters and storylines resonated in a powerful way." - Felicity Kendal

"We invest in early childhood education. We invest additional job training dollars. We make sure that we've got a strong research and development strategy so that we continue to innovate. Rebuilding our infrastructure, which we know will attract businesses." - Barack Obama

"If the goal is to dramatically improve college completion rates, not college-going rates by itself but college completion, it's not just a college problem. We need a big focus on early childhood education. Our early childhood education system is pretty good in this country. Not enough students have opportunity. And, very discouragingly, they lose their advantage because they go to poor schools after that. So, let's focus on our babies." - Arne Duncan

"We've been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road." - Nicholas Negroponte

"Randi Weingarten, head of the American Federation of Teachers, calls [Betsy] DeVos the most ideological, anti-public education nominee since the creation of the U.S. Department of Education nearly 40 years ago." - Claudio Sanchez

"There's a big difference between education and knowledge. The moment that we don't invest in educating Jewish children according to the roots that were the basis of our education for thousands of years, we are knowledge-givers rather than educators." - Lev Leviev

"When I left South Africa in 1960 I was 20 years old. I wanted to try to get an education, and music education was not available for me in South Africa." - Hugh Masekela

"Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education!" - Roger Moore

"First, this law - the National Defense Education Act - ended years and years of debate about one controversial question: 'Shall the Federal Government, with all its massive resources, get directly involved in aiding American education?' The answer this law gave was a loud 'Yes!' - and thus we paved the way for a new era of support for education in America. This law, in fact, helped make possible more than 50 new education laws passed in my administration." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I pretend no originality in observing that mass education was motivated in part by the perceived need to "educate them to keep them from our throats," to borrow Ralph Waldo Emerson's parody of elite fears that inspired early advocates of public mass education." - Noam Chomsky

"We spend the early years feeding our brains with information and the latter half trying not to think about it all." - George Carlin

"After all these years, I could say thank you to a woman who had a powerful impact on my early life." - Oprah Winfrey

"My interest in philosophy began as early as eight years old - I started thinking about those kinds of heavy questions about life and humanity." - Steve Weinstein

"Then I yelled through his door, "It's an anniversary gift for you, asshole. Two whole weeks early. FIFTEEN YEARS IS BIG METAL CHICKENS." - Jenny Lawson

"The early years were more about learning than about acting. I had to carry on my father's work, which was a big challenge." - Azim Premji

"I was lucky. My father raced bikes. He gave me the passion very early. I had my first bike when I was three or four years old." - Valentino Garavani

"Capablanca's phenomenal move-searching algorithm in those early years, when he possessed a wonderful ability for calculating variations very rapidly, made him invincible." - Mikhail Botvinnik

"Forget that I'm a woman. Forget the accusations that I am a Right Winger demanding privilege - I had precious little privilege in my early years." - Margaret Thatcher

"The good news is we had this idea of cloud computing. The bad news is we were 10 years too early." - Marc Andreessen

"I was born at a very early age. Before I had time to regret it, I was four and a half years old." - Groucho Marx

"I struggled with that notion early in my career. 'I know this is funny but nobody is laughing.' This thought occurred for years." - Mike Birbiglia

"In the early 1990s, I briefly got involved in Italian politics. But that intermezzo lasted just two years and had little success. I also found politics emotionally empty." - Luciano Benetton

"I knew I wanted to be a performer really early on, like around 8 years old. I did tons of acting and loved being in front of people." - Kate Brown

"Parents - especially step-parents - are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fufill the promise of their early years." - Anthony Powell

"In those early amorphous years of life, when memory had only just begun, when life was full of Beginnings and no Ends, and everything was Forever..." - Arundhati Roy

"Childhood constitutes the most important element in an adult's life, for it is in his early years that a man is made." - Maria Montessori

"In my early teen years, I wanted to become a vet. That was my plan. I worked as a veterinarian's assistant for a couple of summers." - Dennis Quaid

"In early 1993, when I was 12, I was separated from my family as the Sierra Leone civil war, which began two years earlier, came into my life." - Ishmael Beah

"I guess because I was on the 'Early Show' for so many years, any little victory here is something kind of new for me." - Julie Chen

"Kingsley Amis was a lenient father. His paternal style, in the early years, can best be described as amiably minimalist - in other words, my mother did it all." - Martin Amis

"A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children's lives can't." - Suzanne Fields

"In the early '80s, I happened to find myself in the vicinity of people who would work for Microsoft five years later." - William Gibson

"I didn't sound anything like Capote at the screen test. It was more like Bob Dylan. In his early years. With the flu." - Toby Jones

"I've been producing documentaries on global warming for 20 years and have seen the early warnings of extreme weather events come true." - Bill Kurtis

"I had a mystical experience when I was in my late teens, early 20s, and I spent years trying to recapture that." - John Lurie

"I'm a comic nerd. I'm a former serious collector for much of my childhood and early teen years I wanted to draw underground comics." - Anthony Bourdain

"As long as I can remember, I've been writing - first poems, then stories, and by my early teenage years I was also in love with sailing." - Nathaniel Philbrick

"Parents - especially step-parents - are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years." - Anthony Powell

"I saw things at an early age because my mom was a theater actress. I did a play with her when I was 10 years old." - Sam Rockwell



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