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War And Education Quotes


"A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty." - Charles Rangel

"A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty." - Charles B Rangel

"I still believe that the Democrats have it right about health care, education, the war in Iraq and, yes the war on terror." - Alan Colmes

"[Hillary Clinton] is going to decide war, peace, and health, education, livelihood for my kids. I want the best person." - Michael Bloomberg

"America is at war with itself because it's basically declared war not only on any sense of democratic idealism, but it's declared war on all the institutions that make democracy possible. And we see it with the war on public schools. We see it with the war on education. We see it with the war on the healthcare system." - Henry Giroux

"A complete and generous education fits a man to perform justly, skillfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." - John Milton

"A complete and generous education fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices of peace and war." - John Milton

"Gay marriage is a complete red herring to distract everyone from the economy and the war and health care and education." - David O Russell

"We shall one day learn to supersede politics by education. What we call our root-and-branch reforms of slavery, war, gambling, intemperance, is only medicating the symptoms. We must begin higher up, namely, in education." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The cost of the drug war is many times more painful, in all its manifestations, than would be the licensing of drugs combined with intensive education of non-users and intensive education designed to warn those who experiment with drugs." - William F Buckley Jr

"Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both." - Abraham Flexner

"Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both." - Abraham Flexner

"My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn't know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and by my mother." - Al Pacino

"Medical school education and post graduate education emphasize thoroughness." - Ezekiel Emanuel

"Ask me my three main priorities for Government, and I tell you: education, education, and education." - Tony Blair

"War is cinema, and cinema is war" - Paul Virilio

"Peace, to have meaning for many who have only known suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity." - Ralph Bunche

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

"Education is necessary to unlearn privilege, unlearn exclusion, unlearn discrimination, unlearn prejudice, unlearn war." - Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

"In the war against breast cancer, we have the ability to arm ourselves with knowledge and education is a powerful tool. By taking action and doing something positive, fear is replaced with hope." - Diahann Carroll

"No matter what federal program one selects - Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the drug war, the income tax and the IRS, education, foreign interventions and wars - they are all a giant mess." - Jacob G. Hornberger

"...the exchange of students...should be vastly expanded...Information and education are powerful forces in support of peace. Just as war begins in the minds of men, so does peace." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Women are the victims of war... as widows they've faced the trauma of being single parents and livelihoods of families are affected. A lot of gender-related problems come up in terms of health, education, domestic violence, etc." - Kumari Jayawardena

"What gunpowder did for war, the printing-press has done for the mind; and the statesman is no longer clad in the steel of special education, but every reading man is his judge." - Wendell Phillips

"The Vietnam War was causing people to get drafted; I had received a deferment to finish my undergraduate education, and in order to continue to get a deferment, you had to go to graduate school." - Robert Shapiro

"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

"If I was president, I would definitely stop war, put more money toward health insurance and my community. Especially, last but not least, the most important one -education. I just think education comes before anything because in order for you to know about everything, you have to go to school, and you have to learn." - Teyana

"Education, education, education" - Tony Blair

"How then to enforce peace? Not by reason, certainly, nor by education. If a man could not look at the fact of peace and the fact of war and choose the former in preference to the latter, what additional argument could persuade him? What could be more eloquent as a condemnation of war than war itself? What tremendous feat of dialectic could carry with it a tenth the power of a single gutted ship with its ghastly cargo?" - Isaac Asimov

"World War II was really unusual, because America was in the Great Depression before. So the war did help the US economy to get securely out of this decline. This time, the war [in Iraq] is bad for the economy in both the short and long run. We could have spent trillions in research or education instead. This would have led to future productivity increases." - Joseph Stiglitz

"Education beats the beauty and the youth." - Chanakya

"Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter." - Laurence J Peter

"Education can, and should be, dangerous." - Howard Zinn

"Education must promote peace, security and happiness." - Sai Baba

"Health and education are always issues." - Helen Clark

"Education is for growth and fulfillment." - Tom Robbins

"Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war." - Maria Montessori

"I grew up in the South, so a huge part of our American History education revolved around the Civil War." - Anson Mount

"There is an efficiency inspired by love which goes far beyond and is much greater than the efficiency of ambition; and without love, which brings an integrated understanding of life, efficiency breeds ruthlessness. Is this not what is actually taking place all over the world? Our present education is geared to industrialization and war, its principal aim being to develop efficiency; and we are caught in this machine of ruthless competition and mutual destruction. If education leads to war, if it teaches us to destroy or be destroyed, has it not utterly failed?" - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"My subject is war, and the pity of war." - Wilfred Owen

"The Cold War was a war, and we won it." - Donald Rumsfeld

"There's no other way to learn about it, except through documentaries. I encourage documentarians to continue telling stories about World War II. I think documentaries are the greatest way to educate an entire generation that doesn't often look back to learn anything about the history that provided a safe haven for so many of us today. Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as The Pacific." - Steven Spielberg

"There is no war on women. Women are doing well. But women are thoughtful. And what we in the Republican Party and across the country, Republican, Independents and Democrat women say is we're more thoughtful than a label. We care about jobs and the economy and healthcare and education. We care about a lot of different things." - Nikki Haley

"Capacity without education is deplorable, and education without capacity is thrown away." - Saadi

"My hobby more and more is likely to be common school education, or universal education." - Rutherford B Hayes

"Education produces natural intuitions, and natural intuitions are erased by education." - Blaise Pascal

"There can be no education without leisure; and without leisure, education is worthless." - Sarah Josepha Hale

"The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think education and intelligence (are) important, but not art. Not artistic education..." - Brassai

"Men must be able to engage in business and go to war, but leisure and peace are better; they must do what is necessary and indeed what is useful, but what is honorable is better. On such principles children and persons of every age which requires education should be trained." - Aristotle

"The Ministry of Truth, which concerned itself with news, entertainment, education and fine arts. The Ministry of Peace, which concerned itself with war. The Ministry of Love, which maintained law and order. And the Ministry of Plenty, which is responsible for economic affairs. their names, in Newspeak: Minitrue, Minipax, Miniluv and Miniplenty" - George Orwell

"In America, we then made a commitment, particularly after World War II with the GI Bill, to massively expand our commitment to college education, and that meant we had more engineers and we had more scientists and that meant we had better technology, which meant that we were more productive and we could succeed in the global marketplace." - Barack Obama

"There is no genuine democracy without an informed public. While there are no guarantees that a critical education will prompt individuals to contest various forms of oppression and violence, it is clear that in the absence of a formative democratic culture, critical thinking will increasingly be trumped by anti-intellectualism, and walls and war will become the only means to resolve global challenges." - Henry Giroux

"The U.S. has become the most egregious war-monger and terrorist nation in the world, as well as the long-time leading purveyor of weapons of war throughout the world, and because here at home, we have 50 million of our citizens living in poverty, one in four children surviving on Food Stamps, a collapsing education system, poor health care, and many other disasters, none of which can be addressed as long as the country keeps pouring trillions of dollars into war and militarism. This madness and criminality must end!" - Dave Lindorff

"Marijuana legalization's income may help fund education, prevention and treatment programs for harder drugs. What's clear is that the four-decade-old U.S.-backed war on drugs is not working, and that it's producing tens of thousands of dead across the hemisphere, without significant gains in reducing consumption. Experimenting with new weapons to weaken the cartels may be better than doing nothing." - Andres Oppenheimer

"The United States spends over $87 billion conducting a war in Iraq while the United Nations estimates that for less than half that amount we could provide clean water, adequate diets, sanitations services and basic education to every person on the planet. And we wonder why terrorists attack us." - John Perkins

"I had been secretary of state for eight years, attorney general for four years, lieutenant governor for four years, and governor for four years - I had all these friends around the country - so I thought I could gin up a campaign not for me but against George W. Bush, against his war, against his economic policies, and against his education policies." - Don Siegelman

"We have now spent 1 trillion dollars waging the drug war since it began. A trillion. Those funds could have been used for education, jobs and drug treatment in the communities that needed it most. We could have used those funds for our collective well being, instead those dollars paved the way for the destruction of countless lives, families, and dreams." - Michelle Alexander

"The experience of a lot of us women is that too much money is being spent on militarism and war. We need human security: food, education, health care for our children. We don't want to waste it on wars and militarism. That will be our focus: building a culture that moves away from militarism." - Mairead Corrigan

"Women, who enjoyed a high social status and levels of education under Saddam, saw terrible setbacks as Iraq fell into civil war. As a result of the sectarian violence from 2005-2007, women retreated to their homes and fell from public view." - Richard Engel

"Surrender means that the history of this heroic struggle will be written by the enemy; that our youth will be trained by Northern school teachers; will learn from Northern school books their version of the War; will be impressed by all the influences of history and education to regard our gallant dead as traitors, and our maimed veterans as fit subjects for derision." - Patrick Cleburne

"As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy." - Chris Van Hollen

"The war is for the family. The battle for their children's education and their grandchildren's freedom is as real to them as if they could witness the clangs of bayonets on the field or hear the blasts of mortars in the harbor." - Oliver DeMille

"The bigger picture is that over the last 30 years, we have spent $1 trillion waging a drug war that has failed in any meaningful way to reduce drug addiction or abuse, and yet has siphoned an enormous amount of resources away from other public services, especially education." - Michelle Alexander

"We know that from the GI Bill after the Second World War, where Congress found that for every dollar we put in as taxpayers into free higher education for returning GIs, we got back $7 for every dollar invested. An enormous return on our money in public benefits and improved revenue." - Jill Stein

"I frequently counsel people who are getting frustrated about an edit war to think about someone who lives without clean drinking water, without any proper means of education, and how our work might someday help that person. It puts flamewars into some perspective, I think." - Jimmy Wales

"Only the power of unbounded love practiced in regard to all human beings can defeat the forces of interhuman strife, and can prevent the pending extermination of man by man on this planet. Without love, no armament, no war, no diplomatic machinations, no coercive police force, no school education, no economic or political measures, not even hydrogen bombs can prevent the pending catastrophe." - Pitirim Sorokin

"See, that's why Barack's running: to end the war in Iraq responsibly - to build an economy that lifts every family, to make sure health care is available for every American - and to make sure that every child in this nation has a world-class education all the way from preschool to college." - Michelle Obama

"With respect to the creation of the program, I introduced the bill in September 1945, immediately after the end of the war with Japan, in August of that year. A number of considerations, of course, entered into my decision to introduce the bill, growing from my own experience as a Rhodes scholar and the experiences our government had had with the first Word War debts, [Herbert] Hoover's efforts in establishing the Belgian-American Education Foundation after World War I, [and] the Boxer Rebellion indemnity." - J William Fulbright

"Education should be gentle and stern, not cold and lax." - Joseph Joubert

"Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability." - Johannes Rau

"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included." - Major Owens

"The Federal Department of Education should be eliminated. The Department of Education is unconstitutional and should not be involved in education, at any level." - Sharron Angle

"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

"No school can supply an anti-liberal education, or a fascist education, as these terms are contradictory. Liberalism and education are one." - George Seldes

"Because Vietnam was not a declared war, the veterans are not even eligible for the G. I. Bill of Rights with respect to education or anything." - Ronald Reagan

"If a foreign government had imposed this system of education on the United States, we would rightly consider it an act of war." - Glenn T. Seaborg

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

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

"Education makes some men wiser, others more ridiculous and foolish!" - Norm Macdonald

"The highest good and solely useful is liberal education." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything." - Bill Clinton

"Im committed to universal health coverage and education." - Carol Moseley Braun

"Compensatory education has been tried and it apparently has failed" - Arthur Jensen

"No wealth like education and no poverty like ignorance" - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

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

"Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit." - Charlotte Bronte


"My education and background thoroughly inform my writing" - David Brin

"The two basic processes of education are knowing and valuing." - Robert J. Havighurst

"Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning." - Anton Chekhov

"Education and water should be a human right." - Asher Roth

"Interest and attention will insure to you an education." - Robert Andrews Millikan

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

"Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education." - Zhuangzi

"Connectivity enables transparency for better government, education, and health." - Bill Gates

"Men of polite learning and a liberal education." - Matthew Henry

"Communication is the key to education, understanding and peace." - James Bryce

"An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body." - Edgar Quinet

"Let people have an education and you can't stop them." - La Monte Young

"Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education." - Zhuangzi

"Themes around education and learning run through my work." - David Almond

"In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything." - William J Clinton

"Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country." - Bill Frist

"Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration." - Bill Frist

"To have a sense of education and ethics is important." - Soleil Moon Frye

"For good nurture and education implant good constitutions." - Plato

"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment." - Barbara Jordan

"Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive." - Henry W Kendall

"I'm committed to universal health coverage and education." - Carol Moseley Braun

"Opportunity expands when there is excellence and choice in education..." - Mitt Romney

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

"Education is very important to my parents and to me." - Rumer Willis

"The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical." - Ted Strickland

"Education is very important, and I understand that." - Amare Stoudemire

"My education and background thoroughly inform my writing." - David Brin

"Ask me my three main priorities for government, and I tell you: education, education and education. We are 35th in the world league of education standards - 35th. At every level, radical improvement and reform." - Tony Blair

"Meantime the education of the general mind never stops. The reveries of the true and simple are prophetic. What the tender poeticyouth dreams, and prays, and paints today, but shuns the ridicule of saying aloud, shall presently be the resolutions of public bodies, then shall be carried as grievance and bill of rights through conflict and war, and then shall be triumphant law and establishment for a hundred years, until it gives place, in turn, to new prayers and pictures." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"Violence and war lead only to death..." - Pope Francis

"All policies allowed in war and love." - Susanna Centlivre

"War is organized murder, and nothing else." - Harry Patch

"War is simple, direct, and ruthless." - George S Patton

"War is all and king of all" - Janet Morris

"War and marketing have many similarities." - Al Ries

"And war-the worst form of evil!" - Theodore Parker

"man's oldest and least reputable occupation - war." - Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

"Poverty and War have no excuse." - Vanna Bonta

"All's fair in love and war." - Proverbs

"Passitivity and quietism are invitations to war." - Dorothy Thompson

"War means fighting, and fighting means killing." - Nathan Bedford Forrest

"The mad, cruel, and accursed American war." - Lord George Gordon

"War makes thieves and peace hangs them." - George Herbert

"Politics and war are remarkably similar situations." - Newt Gingrich

"Councils of war breed timidity and defeatism." - Jack Kemp

"War diminishes both civil and economic rights." - P J Orourke

"War is war and Hell is hell, and if you ask me, War is a lot worse." - Alan Alda

"I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture of their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, men other-centered can build up I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and nonviolent redemptive goodwill will proclaim the rule of the land." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability." - Cicero

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

"Education in Chess has to be an education in independent thinking and judging. Chess must not be memorized..." - Emanuel Lasker

"Man ultimately decides for himself! And in the end, education must be education towards the ability to decide" - Viktor E Frankl

"The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"American education will be determined by the quality of American public education, and that's public schools that are available." - Mark Shields

"Learning from experience and learning from education, both are important. Your education & values decide how you learn from your experiences." - Narendra Modi

"Education, the free flow of information, is key for our personal and societal growth. It all comes back to education." - Jayni Chase

"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth." - Chanakya

"Everyone is an expert on T.V., just as he is on education; everyone has some education and a T.V. set." - Judy LaMarsh

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability." - Marcus Tullius Cicero



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