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“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
Chinese Proverb

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. Gilbert K. Chesterton

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo

“There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

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

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

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

Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.  
Henry Steele Commager

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities--that's training or instruction--but is rather a making visible what is hidden as a seed... To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life... One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated. --Thomas Moore

He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.

How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war,...
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