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"Ambitious and thought-provoking, Higher Education in America represents an informed and informative addition to ongoing debates at the national, state, and institutional levels about the aims higher education ought to aspire to and how best to achieve them." - David M Brown

"The National Education Association is the al-Qaida of education." - Ilana Mercer

"National education to be truly national must reflect the national condition for the time being." - Mahatma Gandhi

"We must recognize the fundamental rights of man. There can be no true national life in our democracy unless we give unqualified recognition to freedom of religious worship and freedom of education." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"The rapid deterioration of education has been recognized as a national problem for the past several years. Consequently, American businesses must meet the immediate challenge of poorly-educated people in today's workforce by strengthening employee training programs." - Gregory Balestrero

"National festivals should become festivals of development. Republic Day or Independence Day should not be only about unfurling the Tricolour in the state capitals. We have to make them opportunities of Lok Shikshan (Mass Education)." - Narendra Modi

"I don't know if I'm a national education figure." - Jeb Bush

"Higher education is booming in the United States; the Gross National Mind is mounting along with the Gross National Product." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"The rapidly evolving global economy demands a dynamic and creative workforce. The arts and its related businesses are responsible for billions of dollars in cultural exports for this country. It is imperative that we continue to support the arts and arts education both on the national and local levels. The strength of every democracy is measured by its commitment to the arts." - Charles Segars

"Educational progress is a national concern; education is a private one." - Nikki Giovanni

"I do regard spinning and weaving as a necessary part of any national system of education." - Mahatma Gandhi

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William E Gladstone

"Education is soul crafting." - Cornel West

"Education is understanding relationships." - George Washington Carver

"Empathy before education." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Consumerism is our national religion." - Jennifer Stone

"Now, the education of our children is of national concern, and if they are not educated properly, it is a national calamity." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Almost all education has a political motive: it aims at strengthening some group, national or religious or even social, in the competition with other groups. It is this motive, in the main, which determines the subjects taught, the knowledge offered and the knowledge withheld, and also decides what mental habits the pupils are expected to acquire. Hardly anything is done to foster the inward growth of mind and spirit; in fact, those who have had the most education are very often atrophied in their mental and spiritual life." - Bertrand Russell

"I believe we need a national amendment which will guarantee every child in America the promise of not just an equal education but a high-quality equal education." - Jonathan Kozol

"We will never meet our own expectations of public education unless the federal government is willing to play a consistent, long-term role; unless education truly becomes a matter of national policy, not just a matter of national rhetoric." - Carly Fiorina

"I did not worry about what a man or woman personally believed, but the nation's official religion should be outwardly practiced by all its citizens. A religion was a political statement. Being a Calvinist, a papist, a Presbyterian, an Anglican labeled a person's philosophy on education, taxes, poor relief, and other secular things. The nation needed an accepted position on such concerns. Hence the fines for not outwardly conforming to the national church." - Margaret George

"Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child" - Charles Handy

"I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease." - Loni Anderson

"Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child." - Charles Handy

"When National Guardsmen shot four unarmed students at Kent State, virtually the entire system of higher education shuddered and stopped." - Nancy Gibbs

"The essence of education is the education of the body." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Not all schooling is education nor all education, schooling." - Milton Friedman

"Education forms the common mind." - Alexander Pope

"Nature is stronger than education." - Benjamin Disraeli

"What is the first part of politics? Education. The second? Education. And the third? Education." - Jules Michelet

"Education, education, education" - Tony Blair

"There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science." - Anton Chekhov

"The happy ending is our national belief." - Mary Mccarthy

"Religion is no more national than conscience." - Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau

"Culture Clash is a national treasure." - Philip Kan Gotanda

"Poverty is a national waste as well as individual waste. We are all diminished when any of us are denied proper education. The nation is the poorer - a poorer economy, a poorer civilization, because of this human and national waste." - Gough Whitlam

"NDA not only stands for National Democratic Alliance but is also the National Development Alliance." - Narendra Modi

"...the gross national product does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education or the joy of their play. It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages, the intelligence of our public debate or the integrity of our public officials. It measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country, it measures everything in short, except that which makes life worthwhile." - Robert Kennedy

"There are the fundamental core values of the Democratic Party, which is to work to grow the economy, to create jobs, to encourage small business, to encourage ownership, to expand access to quality health care, to enhance opportunity by making higher education more affordable to American's young people, to have our children live in safe neighborhoods, drug-free, crime-free, and a safe and clean environment, first and foremost to provide for the national defense, to protect and defend the American people, and to have accountability for our budget and for our spending." - Nancy Pelosi

"The intensity of a national culture should be represented by... the general education level and... the exceptional merit of a small elite of pioneers." - George Sarton

"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

"Bible reading is an education in itself." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Training teaches how. Education teaches why." - Nido R Qubein

"Animal protection is education to the humanity." - Albert Schweitzer

"Education is cheap; experience is expensive." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Education should be as broad as man." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Almost all education has a political motive." - Bertrand Russell

"Education made us what we are." - Claude Adrien Helvetius

"Education is a vaccine for violence." - Edward James Olmos

"Education is the cornerstone of liberty." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"There are no immovable barriers to education." - Irina Bokova

"Education is the cheap defence of nations." - Edmund Burke

"I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist." - Richard Cobden

"Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series" - Aberjhani

"Nobody ever wins the National Open. Somebody loses it." - Bobby Jones

"We beseech [God] to pardon our national and other transgressions..." - George Washington

"Patriotism is the vital condition of national permanence." - George William Curtis

"The university is the last remaining platform for national dissent." - Leon Eisenberg

"Whoever wants to understand National Socialist Germany must know Wagner." - Adolf Hitler

"FC Barcelona is the national team of Catalonia" - Carles Puyol

"Stupidity is a personal achievement which transcends national boundaries." - Albert Einstein

"National security is the fig leaf against freedom of information." - Ralph Nader

"The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education." - Paul E. Gray

"Nothing so good as a university education, nor worse than a university without its education." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"All upright Germans will be National Socialists, but only the best National Socialists will be party members!" - Adolf Hitler

"The jelly-bean eating thug says that national defense is important. But national defense starts at home." - Dick Gregory

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert Humphrey

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert H Humphrey

"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

"Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"[I am] confident that Congress will pass the Kennedy-Hatch KidCare bill, a first step toward the single-payer socialized medicine system that the NEA [National Education Association] has endorsed for years." - Phyllis Schlafly

"Economic development is something much wider and deeper than economics, let alone econometrics. Its roots lie outside the economic sphere, in education, organisation, discipline and, beyond that, in political independence and a national consciousness of self-reliance." - E F Schumacher

"Historically the Department of Education hasn't been doing enough to drive the sustainability movement, and today, I promise that we will be a committed partner in the national effort to build a more environmentally literate and responsible society." - Arne Duncan

"Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that it's not just the rich kids that learn about money.. it's all of us." - David Bach

"When globalisation means that many of the services that individual governments used to have direct power over are privatised, in education and health, even prison services, nonetheless national sovereignty still needs to be exercised." - Mary Robinson

"They [British people] told us to restore democratic control of immigration policy and to spend their money on national priorities such as health, education and science instead of giving it to Brussels." - Michael Gove

"In the 1960s, The National Education Association changed its character. The NEA changed into a union. And from that point on you can see deterioration in the quality of schooling in the United States." - Milton Friedman

"People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care." - Tom Daschle

"Dr. Margaret Oda, a true trailblazer in education, served as Honolulu school district superintendent and was the driving force behind the middle-school concept and the first chairwoman of the Japanese American National Museum." - Colleen Hanabusa

"Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority." - Rutherford B Hayes

"Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"Whether the task is fixing health care, upgrading K-12 education, bolstering national security, or a host of other missions, the U.S. is better at patching problems than fixing them." - Louis V Gerstner Jr

"Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power." - Jon Meacham

"At the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. The answer for all our national problems - the answer for all the problems of the world - come to a single word. That word is "education."" - Lyndon B Johnson

"Americans have long trusted the views of Democrats on the environment, the economy, education, and health care, but national security is the one matter about which Republicans have maintained what political scientists call 'issue ownership.'" - Samantha Power

"What charitable 1 percenters can't do is assume responsibility - America's national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts." - Stephen King

"Education is the way to move mountains, to build bridges, to change the world. Education is the path to the future. I believe that education is indeed freedom." - Oprah Winfrey

"Education is not for profit. If you're not in education for profit, it's not going to be a fair critique for education." - Noam Chomsky

"Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow." Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human." - Malala Yousafzai

"Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation." - Rick Perry

"Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don't need little changes. We need gigantic revolutionary changes. . . . Competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be getting six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge for its citizens, just like national defense." -Sam Seaborne, West Wing" - Aaron Sorkin

"I would like to dissolve the $10 billion national Department of Education created by President Carter and turn schools back to the local school districts, where we built the greatest public school system the world has ever seen. I think I can make a case that the decline in the quality of public education began when federal aid became federal interference." - Ronald Reagan

"I envy neither the heart nor the head of any legislator who has been born to an inheritance of privileges, who has behind him agesof education, dominion, civilization, and Christianity, if he stands opposed to the passage of a national education bill, whose purpose is to secure education to the children of those who were born under the shadow of institutions which made it a crime to read." - Frances Harper

"Most of our competitor nations around the world have a national education system and America is the only major nation in the world that operates off of local school boards. They receive very little direction from state boards of education or from the nation. So local school boards direct basically what happens and too often they're not willing to track or to do the supervision of the education system that will make it world competitive." - John Glenn

"Education is helping the child realise his potentialities." - Erich Fromm

"Education: free and compulsory - what a way to learn logic!" - Frank Van Dun

"Love affairs are the real only education in life." - Marlene Dietrich

"Education must not simply teach work-it must teach life." - W E B Du Bois

"The only way to be totally free is through education." - Jose Marti

"No one has ever died, from an overexposure to education." - Robert M. Hensel

"Education is the process of selling someone on books." - Douglas Wilson

"Education, properly understood, is that which teaches discernment." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"An education is the investment with the greatest returns." - Benjamin Franklin

"A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth." - Helen Keller

"Ordinary people love entertainment. Extraordinary people adore education." - Robin S. Sharma

"Very few can be trusted with an education." - Louise Imogen Guiney

"There was no known cure for a Catholic education." - Lisa Scottoline

"Education and justice are democracy's only life insurance." - Nannie Helen Burroughs

"Getting your education is an advantage you have." - Daddy Yankee

"Education is preeminently a matter of quality, not amount." - Henry Ford

"Education, like faith, is the evidence of things not seen." - Charlotte Mason

"Education will open doors where none seem to exist." - Mark Mathabane

"There's no education in the second kick of a mule" - Sam Rayburn

"My education [takes place] during the holidays from Eton." - Osbert Sitwell

"Getting an education is an awfully wearing process!" - Jean Webster

"Education begins at the level of the learner." - Aristotle

"The line between education and brainwashing is paper thin" - Yana Toboso

"Education is too important to be left solely to educators." - Francis Keppel

"The secret in education lies in respecting the student." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Education makes a straight ditch of a free meandering brook." - Henry David Thoreau

"Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations." - Maya Angelou

"Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit." - Aristippus

"Character is a wish for a perfect education." - Novalis

"Education should bring to light the ideal of the individual." - Jean Paul

"The education of circumstances is superior to that of tuition." - William Wordsworth

"True education is a kind of never-ending story . . ." - J R R Tolkien

"Civilization is a race between education and catastrophe." - H G Wells

"Education, properly understood, is that which teaches discernment." - Joseph Roux

"Experience, travel - These are an education in themselves." - Euripides

"Nature has always had more power than education." - Voltaire

"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty." - Mark Twain

"Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them." - Henry Steele Commager

"I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world... the kids... our national pastime." - Babe Ruth

"Baseball is our national pastime, that is if you discount political campaigning." - Ronald Reagan

"And now, in the interest of equal time, here is a message from the National" - George Carlin

"We must pass a national energy policy to continue our successes in the War on Terrorism." - Zach Wamp

"Politics is the art of making your selfish desires seem like the national interest." - Thomas Sowell

"Be of good cheer, for sadness cannot heal the national wounds." - Dorothea Dix

"This Mayaguez gold, my third consecutive with the national team, has a strawberry flavor." - Milagros Cabral

"For national and social disasters, for moral and financial evils, the cure begins in the Household." - Julia McNair Wright

"I feel as horrified as a ghetto Jew watching the rise of National Socialism." - Cintra Wilson

"The primary cause of this national crisis is the feminization of men." - Tony Evans

"...Skyscraper National Park" - Kurt Vonnegut

"Every day-care center, whether it knows it or not, is a school. The choice is never between custodial care and education. The choice is between unplanned and planned education, between conscious and unconscious education, between bad education and good education." - James L Hymes

"Public education is a great instrument of social change. Through it, if we so desire, we can make our country more nearly a democracy without classes. To do so will require the efforts of us all-teachers, administrators, taxpayers and statesmen. Education is a social process, perhaps the most important process in determining the future of our country; it should command a far larger portion of our national income than it does today." - James Bryant Conant

"But before any great things are accomplished, a memorable change must be made in the system of Education and knowledge must become so general as to raise the lower ranks of Society nearer to the higher. The Education of a Nation, instead of being confined to a few schools & Universities, for the instruction of the few, must become the National Care and expence, for the information of the Many." - John Adams

"Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living. Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." - John Dewey

"I definitely think education is important and both education and sport link really well together. I like to give education and sport the best that I can to see if I can succeed in both." - Jazmin Carlin



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