Quotes by self-education

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
    Karl Albrecht
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is the best provision for old age.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
    Freeman Dyson
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    A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement - in a word, with more renunciation than you care for - and so you flee the contagion.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
    Charles Swindoll
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    Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
    Source: The quotable Kofi Annan: selections from speeches and statements by the Secretary-General (1998)
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