1 a : the action or process of educating or of being educated; also : a stage of such a process
b : the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process (a man of little education)
2 : the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." —Sydney J. Harris
"Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly." -Thomas Huxley
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education." – Albert Einstein
"The more that you read,
the more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
the more places you'll go."
- Dr. Seuss, Author
"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." –Alvin Toffler
"The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth." -Marilyn vos Savant
"Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, it is possible to learn something that can enrich our lives and the lives of others... No one's education is ever complete." -Sir John Templeton
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