12 Quotes filtered by Education
Lawless schools produce lawless children.
William Whitelaw 1977
Of all political sacred-cows, education is the most sacred and the most cow-like.
Enoch Powell 06/1968
Free milk will be provided in Hoxton and Shoredith, in Eton and Harrow. What more social equality can you have than that?
I can assure you that there is no question of us throwing away the tradition of the Grammar Schools.
Hugh Gaitskell 1958
Teaching is a good preparation for politics because you have to reply to questions when you don't know the answer.
Keith Best 28/12/1991
Be not over solicitous about education. It may be able to do much, but it does not do as much as expected from it. It may mould and direct the character, but it rarely alters it.
Lord Melbourne 01/12/1841
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
I think I am presiding over an education system in which there really is inadequate provision for a very substantial minority.
Keith Joseph 20/02/1983
You teach a child to read, and he or she will be able to pass a literacy test.
George W Bush 20/02/2001
The day of the 'bog standard'comprehensive is over.
Alastair Campbell 2001
I don't recognise the term 'bog standard'but what I do recognise is the critical importance of honesty about what some children, in some schools have had to put up with over the years, and the need to do something about it.
David Blunkett 2001
In respomnse to Alastair Campbell's description of comprehensives as 'bog standard'.