“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.”

— Marian Wright Edelman —

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“Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work.”

— Nat King Cole —

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“The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.”

— Plato —

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“If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.”

— Galileo Galilei —

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“Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.”

— Marcus Aurelius —

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“Education is a fundamental principle of what made America a success. We can’t afford to throw any young people away.”

— Benjamin Carson —

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“I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.”

— Jon Secada —

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“My grandfather could barely read. My grandmother had a sixth-grade education. They were people who were industrious. They were frugal.”

— Clarence Thomas —

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“Education is for growth and fulfillment.”

— Tom Robbins —

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