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“Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used” Dr. Carl Sagan

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.” Samuel Johnson

“Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.” Clifford Stoll

“In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” Anthony J. D'Angelo


"Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire." William B Yates

"Education is the best provision for old age." Aristotle

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela

“Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities — that's training or instruction — but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.” Thomas More

"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 do know and what you don't." Anatole France

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

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

“The mere imparting of information is not education.” Carter G. Woodson

“The information is in the people, not in your head.” Edward T. Hall

“An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.” Russell Baker

“The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind.” Mason Cooley

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action." Herbert Spencer

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” Derek Bok