„My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more intelligent and more educated than college professors.“

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„No tool is more beneficial than intelligence. No enemy is more harmful than ignorance.“

—  Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid scholar 948 - 1022
http://encarta.msn.com/quote_561557126/Intelligence_No_tool_is_more_beneficial_than.html The Book of Guidance into the Lives of the Twelve Imams, 1981, "The Life of the Commander of the Faithful" (I. K. A. Howard (tr.)).

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„I know of no title that I deem more honorable than that of Professor of the Harvard Law School.“

—  Felix Frankfurter American judge 1882 - 1965
Of Law and Life and Other Things: Papers and Address of Felix Frankfurter (1965).

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„A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.“

—  Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919
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„President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob! There are good, decent men and women who go out and work hard every day and put their skills to test that aren't taught by some liberal college professor and trying to indoctrinate them. Oh, I understand why he wants you to go to college: he wants to remake you in his image. I want to create jobs so people can remake their children into their image, not his.“

—  Rick Santorum American politician 1958
speech at Americans for Prosperity Tea Party event at Troy, Michigan, referring to President Obama saying, in his first address to Congress in , "Tonight, I ask every American to commit to at least one year or more of higher education or career training. This can be a community college or a four-year school, vocational training or an apprenticeship. But whatever the training may be, every American will need to get more than a high school diploma." 2012-02-25 Rick Santorum: Obama Is ‘A Snob’ For Wanting Everyone To Go To College James Crugnale Mediaite http://www.mediaite.com/tv/rick-santorum-obama-is-a-snob-for-wanting-everyone-to-go-to-college/

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„Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one's own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality.“

—  Sheri S. Tepper, The Visitor
Context: You asked for wisdom? Hear these words. Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one's own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality. Guardian Camwar, in Ch. 4 : the cooper<!-- p. 42 -->

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