"The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Sydney J. Harris on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Sydney J. Harris on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Sydney J. Harris on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Sydney J. Harris on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Sydney J. Harris on Oscar Wilde
"Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'"
"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
"The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones."
"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better."
"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through."
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