Quotes: educated

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  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    A metaphysician is one who, when you remark that twice two makes four, demands to know what you mean by twice, what by two, what by makes, and what by four. For asking such questions metaphysicians are supported in oriental luxury in the universities, and respected as educated and intelligent men.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
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    A well-cultivated mind is, so to speak, made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only one single mind which has been educated during all this time.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
  • Alan K. Simpson
    Alan K. Simpson
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    An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
  • Frederick the Great
    Frederick the Great
    Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786) 1712-1786
    Frederick the Great
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    An educated people can be easily governed.
  • As a female there aren't too many characters that are very empowering, and there's something very empowering about Lara Croft. She kicks butt and she does it in style. She's confident and she's educated.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
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    But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it. There are other issues - political issues, gender issues - that people need to be educated about.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty - how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    He is to be educated not because he's to make shoes, nails, and pins, but because he is a man.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
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    I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    I found that people had all kinds of levels of consciousness, all kinds of levels of education, but that Cubans in general were very educated politically. I could go sit in a bus and get into a conversation with someone and that person had a wealth of knowledge. And energy!
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
    Bob Marley
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    I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.
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