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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.
  • Al Capp
    Al Capp
    American cartoonist and humorist 1909-1979
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    Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution.
  • A. J. Muste
    A. J. Muste
    Dutch-born American clergyman and political activist 1885-1967
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    Educational enterprises do not for any length of time remain immune from the struggle of interests for power which is the dominant feature of social life under a class system.
    Source: Some Notes on Workers Education in New International (1935) Vol.2, No.7 p. 225
  • Bill Nunn
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    Every time I work, it's an educational process because I learn by watching other actors. My career is always going to be an ongoing study.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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    For those who struggle with anti-pagan prejudices and stereotypes, Humanist Paganism might be a powerful educational tool. It can show that a pagan can be a sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and enlightened person, and that a pagan culture can be artistically vibrant, environmentally conscious, intellectually stimulating, and socially just.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    Our educational establishment is failing; it is past time for courage, honesty, and action commensurate with the need, particularly here in the United States.
  • William John Bennett
    William John Bennett
    American politician, and political theorist 1943-
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    Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools
  • Richard Buckminster Fuller
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
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    Out of my general world-pattern-trend studies there now comes strong evidence that nothing is going to be quite so surprising and abrupt in the future history of man as the forward evolution in the educational process.
  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have.
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