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Quote of Benjamin Franklin - Genius without education is like silver...


Biography - Benjamin Franklin:

Born: 1706 - Died: 1790
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.




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Quotes for: education


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Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
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Quotes for: genius


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Quotes for: genius


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.
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Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.
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Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.
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The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.
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Benjamin Franklin also said...


They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
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The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
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