Quotes of the Day for 29 August 2000 – Women on Education
Back to School Week continues at Quotes of the Day. My good wife, a loyal subscriber for many months, suggests that the quotes in the database predominantly represent male voices. With her help, here are some thoughts on education from women.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
- Charlotte Bronte
You have been told that Real Life is not like college, and you have been correctly informed. Real Life is more like high school.
- Meryl Streep
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead
None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime.
- Gail Kathleen Godwin
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