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Education doesn't make you smarter.
It is personal. That's what an education does. It makes the world personal.

The Sunset Limited
We are instructed to do the negative; the positive is already within us.

The Zurau Aphorisms (27)
One of the disadwantages of school and learning, he thought dreamily, was that the mind seemed to have the tendency too see and represent all things as though they were flat and had only two dimensions. This, somehow, seemed to render all matters of intellect shallow and worthless...

Narcissus and Goldmund
The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can't be learned at school.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Severity is allowable where gentleness has no effect
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."