Subject: Education

Learning: The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.

(1882 – 1950) American attorney, politician, liberal activist & actor

I went to medical school here at Columbia; I got my M.D.; and was practicing out in Colorado, where I decided to quit and do stand-up – and not just because of the lawsuits.

(1971 – ) American comedian, actor, television host & former physician

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.

(1876 – 1933) screenwriter

Education: A progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Going back to school was the best thing I ever done.

You might be a redneck if… your dad walks you to school because you’re in the same grade.

(1958 – ) stand-up comedian & television personality

University: A modern school where football is taught.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

If you are given an open-book exam, you will forget your book.

If lessons are learned in defeat, as they say, our team is really getting a great education.

American football coach

If you're confident after you've just finished an exam, it's because you don't know enough to know better.

 I want a school my football team can be proud of.

(1905 – 1998) botanist, author & University of Oklahoma president

Education: What you have left over when you subtract what you’ve forgotten from what you learned.

University: A college with a stadium seating more than sixty thousand.

Drugs have taught an entire generation of Americans the metric system.

(1947 – ) author, humorist & satirist

I think I’m really learning a lot from my creative writing classes; the entire experience is just indescribable.

Canadian stand-up comedian, actor & writer

You never catch on until after the test.

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

(1937 – ) comedian & television actor

Interviewer: Auburn is a pretty good school. To graduate from there I suppose you really need to work hard and put forth maximum effort.

(1963 – ) American professional basketball player & sports personality

One in For Kids Drops Out of High School

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.

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