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Edward Everett Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edward Everett

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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

Related topics: Government Political

Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for
the toils and sufferings of those who survive.
- Edward Everett

There were speeches made in Congress in the very last
session before the outbreak of the Rebellion,
so ferocious as to show that their authors were under
the influence of a real frenzy.
- Edward Everett

In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington,
and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862,
it was determined by the Rebel government last summer
to resume the offensive in that direction.
- Edward Everett

 

The heart of the People, North and South,
is for the Union.
- Edward Everett

It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies
of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense,
and in the most honorable manner.
- Edward Everett

There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
- Edward Everett

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General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged
with a force which greatly outnumbered his own,
and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell,
mortally wounded, at the head of his advance.
- Edward Everett

I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
- Edward Everett

In Italy, on the breaking up of the Roman Empire,
society might be said to be resolved into its original elements,
- into hostile atoms, whose only movement was that of mutual repulsion.
- Edward Everett

I feel, as never before, how justly,
from the dawn of history to the present time,
men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration
to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives,
that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
- Edward Everett

Not a moment had been lost by General Hooker in the pursuit of Lee.
- Edward Everett

And now the momentous day, a day to be forever remembered
in the annals of the country,
arrived.
Early in the morning on the 1st of July the conflict began.
- Edward Everett

That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt;
but,
in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee,
it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter.
- Edward Everett

God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood
of brave men which has been shed in its defence.
- Edward Everett

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

The philosophy of the school room in one generation
will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't let schooling interfere with your education.
- Mark Twain

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes
from one generation to another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory,
or even how much you know.
It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
- Anatole France

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
- Sydney J. Harris

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
- Malcolm Forbes

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
- Albert Einstein

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Education is all a matter of building bridges.
- Ralph Ellison

No man who worships education has got the best out of education...
Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything
without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
- Robert Frost

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
- George Santayana

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age?
- Erich Fromm

It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
- Annie Dillard

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann


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