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"I've never let my school interfere with my education."  (Mark Twain)

"If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way."  (Mark Twain)

"If you light a man a fire, he will be warm for a day; if you light a man on fire, he will be warm for the rest of his life."  (Anonymous)

"If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library."  (Frank Zappa)

"In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."  (Eric Hoffer)

"Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it."  (Adlai Stevenson)

"Most of what you learn in the first four years of elementary school will be valid all your life. Most of what you learn in four years of college won't be. This is another reason some people contend grade school teachers should be paid more than university professors."  (L. M. Boyd)

"No one wants a good education. Everyone wants a good degree."  (Lee Rudolph)

"No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude."  (Keith Rupert Murdoch, media mogul, 1931-)

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