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Conservatives say teaching sex education in the public schools will promote promiscuity. With our education system? If we promote promiscuity the same way we promote math or science, they've got nothing to worry about.
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Beverly Mickins Quotes

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We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Jefferson thought schools would produce free men: we prove him right by putting dropouts in jail.
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Benjamin R. Barber Quotes

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The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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I am not quite sure what the advantage is in having a few more dollars to spend if the air is too dirty to breathe, the water too polluted to drink, the commuters are losing out in the struggle to get in and out of the city, the streets are filthy, and the schools so bad that the young perhaps wisely stay away, and the hoodlums roll citizens for some of the dollars they saved in the tax cut.
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John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes

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When we come to consider that the American capitalists are investing in China with the idea of crushing out the unions of America it is time for use to wake from our slumbers. it is not alone in China they are doing this, but across our borders in Mexico you will find a $50,000,000 steel plant and a million dollar smelter. All along the line they are making moves. They do not go there to establish schools to make good mechanics. Modern ingenuity has made it possible for a child to run some of the machines and the child will get the job while the men must tramp.
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Mother Jones Quotes

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Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be passed from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof.
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Walt Whitman Quotes

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The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them.
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Albert Einstein Quotes

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Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of b
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Unknown Author Quotes

We're going to bring back God and the Bible and drive the gods of secular humanism right out of the public schools of America.
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Pat Buchanan Quotes

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The amount we would invest in schools is far, far greater than that from the other side. Those are the basic differences.
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Al Gore Quotes

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And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber-stamps.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
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Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

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I hope in the future Americans are thought of as a warlike, vicious people, because I bet a lot of high schools would pick 'Americans' as their mascot.
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Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Quotes

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We cannot blame the schools alone for the dismal decline in SAT verbal scores. When our kids come home from school do they pick up a book or do they sit glued to the tube, watching music videos? Parents, don't make the mistake of thinking your kid only learns between 9:00 a. m. and 3:00 p. m.
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George W. Bush Quotes

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