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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.” ~~ Mohandas Gandhi

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” ~~ Sydney J. Harris

“We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.” ~~ Peter De Vries

“Purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

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

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” ~~ Lao Tzu

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. ” ~~ Maya Angelou

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” ~~ Plutarch

“Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” ~~ Claus Moser

“Spoon feeding, in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” ~~ E.M. Forster

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ~~ Jim Rohn

“You learn something every day if you pay attention.” ~~ Ray LeBlond

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

“They know enough who know how to learn.” ~~ Henry B. Adams

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” ~~ Sam Levenson

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” ~~ Eric Hoffer

“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” ~~ W. B. Yeats
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