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An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all. – Socrates.

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. – Aristotle.

Education is the best provision for the journey into old age. – Aristotle.

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

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life. - Plato.

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences. – Aristotle.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle.

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement; this will better enable you to find out the natural bent of the child. - Plato.

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. – Plato.

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. - Plato.

People are so viciously and corruptly educated that good things are not encouraged. - Benjamin Franklin.

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life. - Plato.

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead. – Aristotle.

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery. - Plato.

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle.

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle.

To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way. - Plato.

Whom do I call educated? First, those who manage well the circumstances they encounter day by day. Next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all men, bearing easily and good naturedly what is offensive in others and being as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as is humanly possible to be... those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not ultimately overcome by their misfortunes... those who are not spoiled by their successes, who do not desert their true selves but hold their ground steadfastly as wise and sober-minded men. – Socrates.

Wit is educated insolence. – Aristotle.

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