The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.Aristophanes
Demosthenes: A demagogue must be neither an educated nor an honest man; he has to be an ignoramus and a rogue.
How culpable was he That last night when he broke Our tribe's complicity? 'Now you're supposed to be An educated man,' I hear him say.'Puzzle me The right answer to that one.'
My critique of democracy begins and ends with this point. Kids must be educated to disrespect authority or else democracy is a farce.abbie hoffman
The division created by the English educated scholars who separate the Vedas and the Upanishads from the Puranas and thus make a distinction between the Vedic dharma and the Puranic dharma is a mistake born of ignorance . The Puranas are accepted as an authority on the Hindu dharma because they explain the knowledge contained in the Veda and the Upanishads to the average man, comment upon it, discuss it at great length and endeavour to apply it to the commonplace details of life .
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.Aristotle
We have here an educated class 95 per cent of whom hate us.Anton Chekhov
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Today educated people look upon traditional religious ties Catholic, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist, Jewish as matters of social pedigree. It is only art that they look upon religiously.tom wolfe
No one, however smart, however well educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom.tony abbott
We Arabs, especially the educated among us, look with the deepest sympathy on the Zionist movement.... We will wish the Jews a most hearty welcome home.
My subject is the educated imagination, and education is something that affects the whole person, not bits and pieces of him .Northrop Frye
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.horace mann
Mengistu seemed to symbolize the revolution. He was the baria, the slave who overthrew the master, the member of the conquered tribe who got even with the conquerors, the poorly educated son of a servant who rose against the intellectual elite.mengistu haile mariam
. . . you would be well advised to practice extreme discrimination on what filters through to that area of the brain that requires belief. Some or the more lucid, literate and better educated folks will tell you that they have conquered that base, primal nature of humanity and will inform that their brains do not require the gullible mechanism of blind acceptance called belief and their brains function far more clearly and with greater cogence. Just remember, Santa Claus is waiting.kenny young
I'm going to be honest: I know a lot less about economics than I do about military and foreign policy issues. I still need to be educated.john mccain
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.george santayana
If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?mary wollstonecraft
There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people. There are truths appropriate for children; truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn't work.Irving Kristol
The city of Shillong is exposed to the outer world . This gives opportunities to the educated elite to derive major benefits of socio-economic change. English education , Christianity , spread of communication and connectivity of the region contributed to the changing process of the Khasi life in Shillong.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Neither natural ability without instruction nor instruction without natural ability can make the perfect artist. Let him be educated, skilful with the pencil, instructed in geometry, know much history, have followed the philosophers with attention, understand music, have some knowledge of medicine, know the opinions of the jurists, and be acquainted with astronomy and the theory of the heavens.
An architect ought to be an educated man so as to leave a more lasting remembrance in his treatises.
For those who cannot be educated, sterilization or legalized abortion seems to be the only remedy, for we certainly do not want such stupid people to pollute the race with stupid offspring. The defective conditions of life call urgently for improvement.
Common sense is an instinct given to man and enough of it is genius. Smartness is measured by the level of common sense one has, not by how much educated or knowledgeable he is.
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