Education Quotes by Calvin Coolidge, Seamus Heaney, Heinrich Boll, Robert Doisneau, Malala Yousafzai, Alan Bennett and many others.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
I would say that something important for me and for my generation in Northern Ireland was the 1947 Education Act, which allowed students who won scholarships to go on to secondary schools and thence to university.
The Nazi period could have happened only in Germany because the German education of obedience to any law and order was the main problem.
To suggest is to create; to describe is to destroy.
I need to complete my homework on time.
I don’t believe in private education.
Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.
The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.
We know from scientific studies that infants as young as six months old can distinguish right from wrong and have a preference for the good over the bad. I think it’s important to design our education and our schools around that insight, to bring out the best in our kids.
Western traditions of education have emphasized knowledge analysis, description and debate. They all have a part to play, but today there is a whole vast aspect of doing that has just been left out. Operacy is what keeps society going.
We don’t have the money in America to keep paying for the education of everybody else’s children from around the world. We simply don’t have the financial resources to do that.
College men from L.S.U., went in dumb, come out dumb, too.
Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.
Whoever wants to understand much must play much.
To push for excellence today without continuing to push for access for less privileged students is to undermine the crucial but incomplete gains that have been made. Equity and excellence cannot be divided.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.
Mentoring is all about people – it’s about caring, about relationships and sensitivity. As it becomes increasingly in vogue it is becoming too formulated – concerned with performance metrics, critical success factors, investment and spending. It’ll be a disaster.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
Get growing. Back yourself and make mistakes. It’s your mistakes and observations that are your greatest tutors.
Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
I scored a 910 on my SAT. I didn’t care about education. I don’t know what I cared about.
Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.
When I look back at all the crap I learned in high school, it’s a wonder I can think at all.
We have got to make sure that every qualified American in this country who wants to go to college can go to college — regardless of income.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
To accuse others for one’s own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
If you have religious faith, very good, you can add on secular ethics, then religious belief, add on it, very good. But even those people who have no interest about religion, okay, it’s not religion, but you can train through education.
When you introduce into our schools a spirit of emulation, you have present the keenest spur admissible to the youthful intellect.
Not out of those, on whom systems of education have exhausted their culture, comes the helpful giant to destroy the old or to build the new, but out of unhandselled savage nature, out of terrible Druids and Berserkirs, come at last Alfred and Shakespeare.
Education is the vaccine for violence.
A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. Education and free discussion are the antidotes of both.
As long as there are people in education making excuses for failure, cursing future generations with a culture of low expectations, denying children access to the best that has been thought and written, because Nemo and the Mister Men are more relevant, the battle needs to be joined.
Mathematics has two faces: it is the rigorous science of Euclid, but it is also something else. Mathematics presented in the Euclidean way appears as a systematic, deductive science; but mathematics in the making appears as an experimental, inductive science. Both aspects are as old as the science of mathematics itself.
There is no cost difference between incarceration and an Ivy League education; the main difference is curriculum.
I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.
The proper man understands equity, the small man profits.
We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
We don’t believe that you should ever replace physical education. Even in a thousand years, a computer will never be able to do so.
Education from six-year-old to 14 is compulsory in Nigeria, but the simple fact is that a lack of resources, coupled with peoples’ inability to afford books and uniforms mean the reality for millions of Nigerian children is a life without education.
An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.
I’m a gypsy: no education, no schooling, nothing. I don’t care what people think of me. I don’t care about being a hero, a role model, a champion.
Don’t set your wit against a child.
To persons uninstructed in natural history, their country or seaside stroll is a walk through a gallery filled with wonderful works of art, nine-tenths of which have their faces turned to the wall.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Graduation day was a milestone in the most important journey of all – to the centre of oneself.
Details are all there are.
While the Tan Yan Kee foundation believes that it is merely scratching the surface relative to the gargantuan problems in the education sector, it envisions that one day it will be able to train more teachers and provide much-needed facilities that will transform schools into more conducive learning environments.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
People ask me, what special is in my mentorship which has made Malala so bold and so courageous and so vocal and poised? I tell them, don’t ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that’s all.
Learning is not compulsory; it’s voluntary… But to survive, we must learn.
Education is not merely neglected in many of our schools today, but is replaced to a great extent by ideological indoctrination.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
A surprising proportion of mathematicians are accomplished musicians. Is it because music and mathematics share patterns that are beautiful?
I have gathered a posy of other menВ’s flowers and only the thread that bonds them is my own.
That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
An acquaintance with the muses, in the education of youth, contributes not a little to soften manners. It gives a delicate turn to the imagination and a polish to the mind.
Education is the apprenticeship of life
He promoted the education of the parish clergy and wrote: He seems to me a very foolish man, and very wretched, who will not increase his understanding while he is in the world, and ever wish and long to reach that endless life where all shall be made clear.
The great tragedy of science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
A goal of education is. to assist growth toward greater complexity and integration and to assist in the process of self-organization – to modify individuals capacity to modify themselves.
Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.
Education is the only interest worthy the deep, controlling anxiety of the thoughtful man.
Books, in all their variety, offer the human intellect the means whereby civilisation may be carried triumphantly forward.
Education is ‘the guardian genius of our democracy.’ Nothing really means more to our future, not our military defenses, not our missiles or our bombers, not our production economy, not even our democratic system of government. For all of these are worthless if we lack the brain power to support and sustain them.
We know that many boys and girls leave school because of poverty, because they have to work. However, there are an important number of children who abandon their studies because of the abuses they’re subject to by teachers and their own parents.
Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they’re 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education.
The approach of intellect or noesis will forever be an effete and limited sort of thing by contrast with the vigor and color of gnosis; but in academia there is virtually nothing but noetic minds to be found, and the very idea of gnosis is alien and untranslatable, not to mention discreditable.
They say that we are better educated than our parents’ generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.
Do you know who the real hypocrite is? It’s the federal government and the Justice Department. It’s a fraud; it’s a lie. They have no interest in the education of black children. They are only interested in the politics of it.
For children in their most impressionable years, there is, in fantasy, the highest of stimulating and educational powers.
The university is the last remaining platform for national dissent.
But, good gracious, you’ve got to educate him first. You can’t expect a boy to be vicious till he’s been to a good school.
I’m a big believer in education, period.
No form, no manifestation of knowledge, is senseless.
Our task is to educate their (our students) whole being so they can face the future. We may not see the future, but they will and our job is to help them make something of it.
A teacher says “I am sowing the seeds of revolution.” At that time we cannot imagine how powerful the teacher is, but he certainly derives joy by fulfilling his duty.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
New laboratories and centers will help our schools lift their standards of excellence and explore new methods of teaching. These centers will provide special training for those who need and deserve special treatment.
If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research.
A one-size-fits-all lecture is not the way to go about education.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity – or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity – by being opinionated rather than by being learned.
No end to sorrow, caused by the same endless fears. Why can’t we learn from all we’ve been through after two thousand years?
Education is the foundation for all we do in life, it shapes who we are and what we aspire to be. Creativity fuels innovation, and it’s what all states should strive to instill in the next generations.
The series of integers is obviously an invention of the human mind, a self-created tool which simplifies the ordering of certain sensory experiences.
With the education I had, all I could do was work as a burro, in whatever I could find: shoeshine boy, janitor, dishwasher, waiter, bartender, cashier, bricklayer, painter.
The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.
The best system of education is that which draws its chief support from the voluntary effort of the community, from the individual efforts of citizens, and from those burdens of taxation which they voluntarily impose upon themselves.
We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining cost efficiencies through our reengineering process and through overt fund-raising activities to better support graduate education.
Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education.
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. … that learning, books, education have glamour, that self-improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education.
Alone we are smart. Together we are brilliant.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
I realized that I would have some very tough sledding, and I was very discouraged because I didn’t see much hope of getting into the field I wanted to get into with no college education.
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
A genuine love of learning is one of the two delinquencies which cause blindness and lead a young man to ruin.
Rhetoric is not important. Actions are.
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
In the education of women, the cultivation of the understanding is always subordinate to the acquirement of some corporeal accomplishment.
The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
We all know that education unlocks the door of opportunity for the young.
I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
Men learn while they teach.
Bad teaching is teaching which presents an endless procession of meaningless signs, words and rules, and fails to arouse the imagination.
The child realizes to every man his own earliest remembrance, and so supplies a defect in our education, or enables us to live over the unconscious history with a sympathy so tender as to be almost personal experience.
Like all great teachers he knew that a picture is worth a thousand words and that people learn most quickly by doing something or seeing something done.
When you know better you do better.
… all education must be unsound which does not propose for itself some object; and the highest of all objects must be that of living a life in accordance with God’s Will.
Beauty in mathematics is seeing the truth without effort.
I think my politics are just inclined to be empathetic and humanistic. I grew up with so many different kinds of people with different politics, different religion, no religion, no politics, education, no education, and I was infatuated with all of them.
I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do.
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
There is less flogging in our great schools than formerly-but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear.
The clearer the teacher makes it, the worse it is for you. You must work things out for yourself and make the ideas your own.
Data isn’t information; information isn’t knowledge; knowledge isn’t wisdom.
You have to be someone.
I frequently meet ex-pupils who seem to think I didn’t totally ruin their educations, so that’s something.
Education is thus a most power ally of humanism, and every public school is a school of humanism. What can the theistic Sunday school, meeting for an hour once a week, and teaching only a fraction of the children, do to stem the tide of a five-day program of humanistic teachings?
One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.
Oh how our neighbour lifts his nose,
To tell what every schoolboy knows.
To tell what every schoolboy knows.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog.
It will help at every state along the road to learning. For the pre-school years we will help needy children become aware of the excitement of learning.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.
A man who cannot think is not an educated man however many college degrees he may have acquired.
There is an analogy between conservation and education reform. The coalition around education reform is the biggest bipartisan thing going in this state right now. We need to recapture the big bipartisan spirit for conservation.
Our lives are changing, this old world keeps turning. And I sit here and wonder, baby, what we’re really learning.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Literature is an inquiry into the deepest yearnings of the human spirit.
Knowledge is dead; the school, however, serves the living.
Each to choose their own paths in life, regardless of education, no one can predict the outcome, then one goal in front of him. Anything that can be based on the values of what’s coming
While Dawn worked two jobs to meet ends, her son was busy cutting school and hanging with his friends.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
In this land of the Ganga (Varanasi), there was education of culture. But, more importantly, there was a culture of education.
The child should have the advantage of ignorance as well as of knowledge, and is fortunate if he gets his share of neglect and exposure.
Children have a natural antipathy to books- handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
All I ever needed to know I learned in kindergarten. Share everything … Don’t hit people … Clean up your own mess.
The normal school should provide for the training of the educator to make him realize that his is a twofold job: education as a teacher and education as a propagandist.
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Everyone agrees that the failure of our high schools is tragic. It’s bad business, and it’s bad policy. But we act as if it can’t be helped. It can be helped. We designed these high schools; we can redesign them.
It’s not just about looking and copying, it’s about feeling too
The benefits of prison education go beyond lowering recidivism rates and increasing post-release employment. It can also rekindle a sense of purpose and confidence.
the chief thing I learnt at school was how to tell lies.
Enlightenment, don’t know what it is. It’s up to you, the way you think.
There is no education like adversity.
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years’ worth of education.
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
Education must begin with the solution of the student-teacher contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.
Infinity converts the possible into the inevitable.
Learning is the only thing that never disappoints us.
Government schools, with your tax money, now discourage the teaching of multiplication tables by rote memorization but teach reading by the ‘look-and-say’ method which is memorization of spelling patterns. In doing so, they ensure that children will neither be able to read nor calculate.
To be thoroughly imbued, with the liberal arts refines the manners, and makes men to be mild and gentle in their conduct.
Big data in education has huge potential to improve learning materials.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
I say that male and female are cast in the same mold; except for education and habits, the difference is not great.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
On the first day of school, my teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave each of us an English name and said that from thenceforth that was the name we would answer to in school. This was the custom among Africans in those days and was undoubtedly due to the British bias of our education.
You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.
Investing in women is smart economics, and investing in girls, catching them upstream, is even smarter economics.
I deny that art can be taught, or, in other words, maintain that art is completely individual, and that the talent of each artist is but the result of his own inspiration and his own study of past tradition.
Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to a select few.
The notion that every well educated person would have a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the specialized education that most students today receive, particularly in the research universities.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
A teacher should be sparing of his smile.
But just as much as it is easy to find the differential [derivative] of a given quantity, so it is difficult to find the integral of a given differential. Moreover, sometimes we cannot say with certainty whether the integral of a given quantity can be found or not.
Connectivity enables transparency for better government, education, and health.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Education! Is it education to teach the young that their chances of happiness depend on being richer than their neighbors? Yet that is what it all tends to. Get on! – be successful!
Learn to be positive, it’s your only chance.
You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.
I believe we all agree that, for the health of Kansas, nothing is more important than education.
There are two extremes to be avoided: one is the attitude of contempt toward education, the other is the tragic snobbery of assuming that marching through an educational system is a sure cure for ignorance and mediocrity.
Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.
The pace at which people are taking to digital technology defies our stereotypes of age, education, language and income.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
We are educating people out of their creative capacities.
By making college unaffordable and student loans unbearable, we risk deterring our best and brightest from pursuing higher education and securing a good-paying job.
The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.
Education is the mother of leadership.
If you read the biography of any great man, you will always notice two things: His mother’s contribution in his progress and his teacher’s contribution in his growth and development.
Good is not good, where better is expected
It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.
One of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
And, speaking generally, passion seems not to be amenable to reason, but only to force.
I am teaching… This year it’s kind of like having a love affair with a rhinoceros.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.
Cafeteria-style education, combined with the unwillingness of our schools to place demands on students, has resulted in a steady diminishment of commonly shared information between generations and between young people themselves.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted… but to weigh and consider.
There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women’s stories. God, the BBC’s practically run by women.
Everything, even the most ordinary daily affair, is enriched by the lessons that can be gleaned from art.
Harvard students have completed more English courses and less forward passes than any school in this generation.
A вЂliberal paradiseвЂ™ would be a place where everybody has guaranteed employment, free comprehensive health care, free education, free food, free housing, free clothing, free utilities and only law enforcement personnel have guns. And, believe it or not, such a liberal utopia does indeed exist. … ItвЂ™s called prison.
You can only learn so much from books. You can only learn so much from education. Ultimately, it is the wisdom of God that will carry you through in the toughest situations of life.
A true teacher should penetrate to whatever is vital in his pupil, and develop that by the light and heat of his own intelligence.
Merit pay has failed repeatedly, and it’s no surprise. When you base teacher pay on standardized test scores, you won’t improve education; you just promote the high-stakes testing craze that’s led parents, students and educators to shout ‘Enough!’ all across the country.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least a moderate education…appears to be an object of vital importance…
Why shouldn’t we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creatingfuture dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft.
The development of the faculty of attention forms the real object and almost the sole interest of studies.
Education is a vaccine for violence.
The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.
No man can teach another self-knowledge. He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery – the source of truth.
Education should no longer be most imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities.
All there is to writing is having ideas. To learn to write is to learn to have ideas.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
It really pains me greatly to hear from graduate students that graduate education is a lower priority here.
Addressing governance issues are important because whichever silo you work in, be it education, microfinance, sanitation, food or health, you would eventually hit governance deficit.
We say arts education is good for general education, but that’s not the point. The arts are what great nations are remembered for. They are a mirror.
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
The best hope for Australia is the ballot box and good education.
Garden writing is often very tame, a real waste when you think how opinionated, inquisitive, irreverent and lascivious gardeners themselves tend to be. Nobody talks much about the muscular limbs, dark,swollen buds, strip-tease trees and unholy beauty that have made us all slaves of the Goddess Flora.
No one has ever asked to see my degree certificate.
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
One of the common denominators I have found is that expectations rise above that which is expected.
If you take a look at the breaches of rights, whether it’s the underfunding of education or health care, and all these issues which accentuate the poverty of Canada’s indigenous people, and the lack of reaction to them – it becomes clear that if Canadians understood what’s at stake, they wouldn’t stand for it.
I know the force women can exert in directing the course of events.
Most teachers waste their time by asking question which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what pupils knows or is capable of knowing.
I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.
But of all the views of this law [universal education] none is more important, none more legitimate, than that of rendering the people the safe, as they are the ultimate, guardians of their own liberty.
There is hardly a pioneer’s hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
I realised that reading was the key that opened the door to secret lands, strange places and the worlds behind other people’s eyes.
An education is the investment with the greatest returns.
The greatest stain upon this great Australian nation’s character, without any question, is the great gaps that exist between our Aboriginal brothers and sisters in terms of their health, their education, their living conditions, their incarceration rates and life expectancy. It’s a great stain.
The sole fact of having a school to train creative people is absolute lunacy… The idea of ‘pedagogical vision’ is ignoble, it has nothing to do with art, it’s contrary to art. I really believe in teaching, despite what I say.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.
Not only does art imitate life but life imitates art. Perhaps we not only learn about life from stories, perhaps we make our lives through the stories we tell ourselves about the things that happen to us.
The privilege of a university education is a great one; the more widely it is extended the better for any country.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
Convinced that the people are the only safe depositories of their own liberty, and that they are not safe unless enlightened to a certain degree, I have looked on our present state of liberty as a short-lived possession unless the mass of the people could be informed to a certain degree.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
You can’t have public health without working with the public sector. You can’t have public education without working with the public sector in education.
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher.
I am firm in my belief that a teacher lives on and on through his students. Good teaching is forever and the and the teacher is immortal.
The purpose of education is to give to the body and to the soul all the beauty and all the perfection of which they are capable.
All of life is a constant education.
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?
Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.
For some reason, our culture is one that preaches that furthering your education is something that is always worth the price tag, and the truth is, that simply isn’t the case.
One needs to redistribute and restructure expenditures in favour of infrastructure, education and so on. Such military expenditures are heavy to carry.
Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
The ultimate goal of mathematics is to eliminate all need for intelligent thought.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education.
I believe the government should ensure all children are provided with a good education.
Without tact you can learn nothing.
Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
I am a firm believer in education and have worked very hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that, if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree. I am convinced that education is the great equalizer.
Now, a good education is about so much more than just learning geometry or memorizing dates in history. All of that is important, but an education is also about exploring new things — discovering what makes you come alive, and then being your best at whatever you choose
Can we really be friends with those who don’t love the books that we do? Of course we can, but can we really be friends with those who don’t love any books? I’m not so sure of that.
We think about education as a stepping stone into a higher socio-economic class, into a better job. And it does do those things. But I don’t think that’s what it really is. I experienced it as getting access to different ideas and perspectives and using them to construct my own mind.
It is better to learn late than never.
Experiences in order to be educative must lead out into an expanding world of subject matter, a subject matter of facts or information and of ideas. This condition is satisfied only as the educator views teaching and learning as a continuous process of reconstruction of experience.
The problem of education is twofold: first to know, and then to utter. Everyone who lives any semblance of an inner life thinks more nobly and profoundly than he speaks.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Promote then as an object of primary importance, Institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.
Because if you don’t have a great workforce, a great higher education system, you’re not going to have the next eBay, the next AmGen, the next, you know, Miasole, and not only California but America is going to fall behind a whole new competitive context which is obviously China, India, and other countries.
You’re confronted with the quandary: do I grind things to a halt? Ideally you would, but I have better things to do than educate people.
Learn to think continentally.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
What charitable 1 percenters can’t do is assume responsibility – America’s national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.
I have been in the scholastic profession long enough to know that nobody enters it unless he has some very good reason that he is anxious to conceal.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
I am a firm believer, that without speculation there is no good and original observation.
Gotta start teaching the children that they can be just what they want to be, there’s much more to life than poverty.
A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.
It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science … simply because it deals with quantities… As the complete theory of almost every other science involves the use of calculus, so we cannot have a true theory of Economics without its aid.
The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.
I think that’s something that all mothers have to deal with, especially single mothers. We work, and we have to leave the kids behind. And I think that’s one of the reasons that we, not only as women but as families, we have to advocate for early childhood education for all of our children.
If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?
In my youth I studied for ostentation; later, a little to gain wisdom; now, for recreation; never for gain.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
A system of general instruction, which shall reach every description of our citizens, from the richest to the poorest, as it was the earliest, so will it be the latest, of all the public concerns in which I shall permit myself to take an interest.
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I paid for my own education by scholarship until I left university.
One of the most beautiful things about Britain, apart from the NHS and the free education, is the British Army.
Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal. Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people.
In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.
Black! Black! Black! I am proud of being a Negro. Nor have I ever tried to beg tolerance from anyone. Superiority is not proved by color, but by the brain, by education, by willpower, by moral courage.
Education is the preparation of the individual for reciprocal union with society; the preparation of the individual so that he can help his fellow-men and in return receive and appreciate their help.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
There are two ways to slice easily thorugh life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Writing a long essay is probably the most complex constructive act that most human beings areever expected to perform.
Even Milton Friedman – doyen of radical free market thought – was willing to consider some government intervention into primary education on the grounds that it is unfair for children to not get a chance in life because they were born to poor parents.
… too many young painters of the day work for the crowd, and not for art. But, then, should not the painters of the day work for the education of the crowd?
For the weak who seek power it’ll bring, infallible the power, knowledge is king.
Genius lasts longer than Beauty. That accounts for the fact that we all take such pains to over-educate ourselves.
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.
The legislature are a little more difficult to educate than the governor is.
The accumulation of facts, even if interesting in themselves, should not constitute the main part of education; these facts, whether they be of classical learning or knick-knacks of history, will be of little use unless the mind has been trained to see them in proper perspective.
I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
In every walk of life, you must have leaders. An education in the spiritual world, in the labor field, in the agricultural field, we must have leaders.
I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the third lacks both preparation and ability. Such are the onera of a mathematical profession.
Education is indoctrination if you’re white – subjugation if you’re black.
But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care
Like most fathers, I would do anything for my children, and I’ve worked very hard at trying to be a good father. I want to give them education, security, everything I never had.
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.
A good education gives you confidence to stick up your hand for anything – whether it is the job you want, or the bloke. And the more you stick up your hand, the better your chances are that you will get what you want.
It is always in season for old men to learn.
And Americans have always stood ready to pay the cost in energy and treasure which are needed to make those goals a reality.
If women were once permitted to read Sophocles and work with logarithms, or to nibble at any side of the apple of knowledge, there would be an end forever to their sewing on buttons and embroidering slippers.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
A GREAT discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in any problem.
My father, Oliver Hynes, was an educator. He was originally just a teacher, a very good one, but then he was promoted to be in charge of education for the entire area. He was always an inspirational teacher. He was my big personal supporter, always coming here for the Tony Awards. My mother, Carmel, was a homemaker.
The instruction furnished is not good enough for the youth of such a country … There is not even any systematic instruction given on political morals: an enormous deficiency in a republic.
The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods.
You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
Philosophy begins in wonder.
It is not who you attend school with but who controls the school you attend.
Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge.
Information can perhaps be useful as a support-stick and help you cross the way… but if you want to find your way in the darkness, only knowledge can forge that path for you… only knowledge.
Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sake – but for the nation’s sake.
I will point ye out the right path of a virtuous and noble Education; laborious indeed at first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect, and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming.
Don’t forget your history nor your destiny
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Session musicians kind of respected me because what I was talking about made sense. That all came from an education. Believe me, education does you more good. Maybe that’s the reason I’ve been around so long.
We can’t get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can’t just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.
All State education is a sort of dynamo machine for polarizing the popular mind; for turning and holding its lines of force in the direction supposed to be most effective for State purposes.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.
If there is education, there will be everything in life. Government can make roads, hospitals and also construct school buildings. But your homes can brighten up only if your children are educated. I am confident that if we focus on education, our society will certainly develop.
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
A good student is one who will teach you something.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Nothing is more powerful and liberating than knowledge.
Boredom is the specter that haunts children from kindergarten to graduation on every continent.
It was the German schoolhouse which destroyed Napoleon III. France, since then, is making monster cannon and drilling soldiers still, but she is also building schoolhouses. As long as war is possible, anything that makes better soldiers people want.
There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide.
The problem of far greater importance remains to be solved. Rather than build a world in which we shall all live well, we must stop building one in which it will be impossible to live at all.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
You can finish school, and even make it easy – but you never finish your education, and it’s seldom easy.
Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education.
We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.
A balanced intellect presupposes a harmonious growth of body, mind and soul.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.
Education was not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It was an initiation into the life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.
I’d done all the things I thought a person had to do in order to be successful and fulfilled, like getting a great education and becoming a lawyer, and yet there was zero spark in my life. But there was no light-bulb moment. It was gradual. In the early 1990s, I decided to experiment and try some new ways of living.
Yeah, that’s a cool name, but it’s a monstrous intrusion into our affairs.
A good education is another name for happiness.
Education-whether its object be children or adults, individuals or an entire people-consists in creating motives.
If one puts an infinite number of monkeys in front of typewriters, and lets them clap away, there is a certainty that one of them will come out with an exact version of the ‘Iliad.’
Scoring high in procreation, got an A studying female anatomy.
The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
Don’t learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
I’d rather teach peace.
By 2025, we can expect the world to be completely digital. Paper books will be a thing of the past. Education will be delivered through analytics-based assessment tools and adaptive learning platforms.
The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Ever since I was a little boy, I dreamed I would do something important in aviation.
Likewise, education can direct people toward good or evil ends. When education is based on a fundamentally distorted worldview, the results are horrific.
Above all things I hope the education of the common people will be attended to; convinced that on their good sense we may rely with most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.
Academics were important to my parents, as immigrants. Education is where it all begins.
We live and learn from our mistakes, the deepest cuts are healed by faith.
Schooling, instead of encouraging the asking of questions, too often discourages it.
Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.вЂќ – Chinese proverb
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn.
All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
The only rational way of educating is to be an example. If one can’t help it, a warning example.
I was blessed to get an education available to few black women in Africa at that time. Every woman should be able to get an education so she can serve others.
If you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught.
I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.
Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that’s what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
You see it in schools all over… the concept that ‘I’ll be somewhat less than my best in order to make those around me feel more comfortable’ is alive and well… I’m very keen that they understand that if they make themselves a little less than they can be, it is a one-way street to mediocrity.
Our cultural industries are our biggest export, our biggest manufacturing base. Every pound spent on art education brings disproportionately large returns. It’s the biggest bang for our buck. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In fact, the more you put in, the greater the successes for the U.K. economy.
It is very nearly impossible… to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
I believe that education is the civil rights issue of our generation. And if you care about promoting opportunity and reducing inequality, the classroom is the place to start. Great teaching is about so much more than education; it is a daily fight for social justice.
literacy is at the heart of sustainable development
Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn’t sign your name you’d have to pay cash.
Knowledge is not information, it’s transformation.
If during their education our youths become alienated from their language, history, ancestors, culture and civilization, it means there is a very serious educational problem there.
Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we’re living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care.
First you have to learn to do something, then you can go out and do it.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
The problem with University degrees, particularly the more spectacular ones, is that people who possess them can fall into the trap of thinking people who don’t have them don’t know anything.
Knowledge above the average can be crammed into the average man, but it remains dead, and in the last analysis sterile knowledge. The result is a man who may be a living dictionary but nevertheless falls down miserably in all special situations and decisive moments in life.
When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.
You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.
The wealth that increases by giving, That wealth is knowledge and is supreme of all possessions.
If we help an educated man’s daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? – not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
My history teacher was so old, he taught from memory.
The finest teaching touches in a student a spring neither teacher nor student could possibly have preconceived.
The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy.
I often think how much easier the world would have been to manage if Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini had been at Oxford.
Second, this law has become a special symbol of our Nation’s most important purpose: to fulfill the individual – his freedom, his happiness, his promise.
I call a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skillfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Experience is a great teacher, and sometimes a pretty teacher is a great experience.
There’s always a place for the angry young man with his fist in the air and his head in the sand. He’s never been able to learn from mistakes, he can’t understand why his heart always breaks.
International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn’t go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief.
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Cultivate the habit of attention and try to gain opportunities to hear wise men and women talk. Indifference and inattention are the two most dangerous monsters that you ever meet. Interest and attention will insure to you an education.
Indeed, there is something to be said for the old math when taught by a poorly trained teacher. He can, at least, get across the fundamental rules of calculation without too much confusion. The same teacher trying to teach new math is apt to get across nothing at all.
I don’t know if the term ‘liberation theology,’ which can be interpreted in a very positive sense, will help us much. What’s important is the common rationality to which the church offers a fundamental contribution, and which must always help in the education of conscience, both for public and for private life.
Anyone who stops learning is old вЂ” whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable вЂ” regardless of physical capacity.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Every person in this country who has the desire and ability should be able to get all the education they need regardless of the income of their family. This is not a radical idea. In Germany, Scandinavia and many other countries, higher education is either free or very inexpensive. We must do the same.
If you want to get an education in how to get a story and how to survive, then get a street reporter job in New York City.
I know that knowledge and intelligence are not the same thing – but they do live in the same neighborhood. I know once again, firsthand, the joy of learning.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I also found that for myself, since I’ve had no religious education, it was so interesting to see the different versions of heaven and what life on earth means.
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
Our schools are much like our prisons: they disappoint us because they only do what they’re designed to do, and it annoys us that they don’t do something else!
The education of life perfects the thinking mind, but depraves the frivolous.
Education may work wonders as well in warping the genius of individuals as in seconding it.
Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.
Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t. It’s knowing where to go to find out what you need to know, and it’s knowing how to use the information once you get it.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Religion, any religion, no matter what sort of wonderful religion, never be universal. So now education is universal, so we have to sort of find ways and means through education system, from kindergarten up to university level, to make awareness these good things, the values, inner values.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
It is no longer correct to regard higher education solely as a privilege. It is a basic right in today’s world.
We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.
Education is both a tool of social justice as well as a fundamental driver of economic development.
The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Education is the key to abolishing caste system.
All that’s different about me is that I still ask the questions most people stopped asking at age five.
Only when the child is able to identify its own center with the center of the universe does education really begin.
No one has ever died, from an overexposure to education.
Education, you know, means broadening, advancing; and if you limit a teacher to only one side of anything, the whole country will eventually have only one thought, be one individual. I believe in teaching every aspect of every problem or theory.
Only the educated are free.
A child is being properly educated only when he is learning to become independent of his parents.
In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
I love man-kind, but I hate the institutions of the dead unkind. Men execute nothing so faithfully as the wills of the dead, to the last codicil and letter. They rule this world, and the living are but their executors. Such foundation too have our lectures and our sermons, commonly.
The more cultured a man, the less fortunate he is.
There is no more reason to pay for private education than there is to pay for a private swimming pool for those who do not use public facilities.
Indeed one of the ultimate advantages of an education is simply coming to the end of it.
Whoever touches the life of the child touches the most sensitive point of a whole which has roots in the most distant past and climbs toward the infinite future.
Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.
Seeking knowledge at an Young age is like engraving on a stone.
I think schools, as they are now regulated, the hot-beds of vice and folly, and the knowledge of human nature supposedly attained there, merely cunning selfishness.
Young men and women, your education is ever important – to us, to you, and to God.
To teach is to learn twice.
You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
One Book is enough, but a thousand books is not too many!
We can no longer afford to spend major time on minor things than spend minor time on major things.
Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and dogmatism cannot confine it.
People generally have more feeling for canals and roads than education. However, I hope we can advance them with equal pace.
If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
they believe in Christ and Longfellow, both dead
Let’s pass more gun control laws and buy metal detectors for every public school in the land – anything but tell kids that life is sacred, because its Creator deems it so.
One of the troubles of the day, observes Mr. C.N. Peac, is that once we came upon the little red schoolhouse, whereas now we come upon the little-read school boy.
The biggest mistake of past centuries in teaching has been to treat all students as if they were variants of the same individual and thus to feel justified in teaching them all the same subjects the same way.
When will the public cease to insult the teacher’s calling with empty flattery? When will men who would never for a moment encourage their own sons to enter the work of the public schools cease to tell us that education is the greatest and noblest of all human callings?
In his first year in office, President Obama pulled us back from the brink of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression and worked to lay a new foundation for economic growth. The president identified three key strategies to build that lasting prosperity: innovation, investment, and education.
Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.
The ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect.
My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA.
I hate everything that merely instructs me without augmenting or directly invigorating my activity.
If Nature be not improved by instruction, it is blind; if instruction be not assisted by Nature, it is maimed; and if exercise fail of the assistance of both, it is imperfect.
University degrees are a bit like adultery: You may not want to get involved with that sort of thing, but you don’t want to be thought incapable.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ I try to fight that. That’s why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise.
If the children are untaught, their ignorance and vices will in future life cost us much dearer in their consequences than it would have done in their correction by a good education.
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty.
All the States but our own are sensible that knowlege is power.
Education is not an end to itself. You need to know algebra but also how to navigate the world.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
There can be no education without leisure; and without leisure, education is worthless.
Education must be taken out of the hands of rich illiterates, third rate politicians, and put where it belongs: in the care of scholars. At present the whole University system is rotten to the core, and an appalling waste of time, energy and money.
The only means of establishing and perpetuating our republican forms of government is the universal education of our youth in the principles of Christianity by means of the Bible.
Global poverty is a complex web of interlinked problems. There is no one ‘silver bullet’ that will solve global inequality. Multiple contributing factors must be tackled in parallel. Yes, education alone is unlikely to lead to employment without economic reform to address the demand side in much of the developing world.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
Parents give birth; the Guru gives life. These life-givers are the soul of the magnificent building. The school building which the government can construct is like the body, but the teachers are the soul.
It is books that are a key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.
The truly educated man will always speak to the understanding of the most unlearned of his audience.
Education is not a function of any church or even of a city or a state; it is a function of all mankind.
If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them.
So are all the kids on the East Coast repeating school next year? Get ready to see a lot of hairy eighth graders. Storm brain drain.
Arts education is a big part of building a 21st century creative mind, and I think that we have let way too many kids lose their way by not drawing in their young minds with music, dance, painting and the other various ways we can express those things we do not have words for.
The Saylor Foundation is meant to be a gadfly to encourage Google, Apple, MIT, Harvard, the United States government, and the Chinese government to aggressively pursue digital education.
Education, hard work, dedication, a support system, and knowing my life had value – these were what had made all the difference.
We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty.
When all is said and done we simply must make teaching in this country an honorable profession-since it’s in the classrooms of America where the battle for excellence, ultimately, will be won or lost.
Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.
I think that local school districts – not the federal government – should make the decision about how they teach science, biology, economics. I want my kids to be taught about evolution; I want my kids to be taught about other theories.
You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something.
Everyone deserves the best start in life, which is what UNICEF is working to provide the world’s most vulnerable children. Education is essential to a child’s development. I hope that as an Ambassador I can encourage people to join UNICEF’s mission to make education a reality for children throughout the world.
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
We receive three educations, one from our parents, one from our school-masters, and one from the world. The third contradicts all that the first two teach us.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The sole function of education…[is] to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people’s education, must serve that end exclusively.
Education is learning more than it is being taught. It’s the chemistry of curiosity exposed to information. In that sense all of life is potentially school. And even I can pass that.
Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.
What we do not understand we do not possess.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Education is the great American adventure, the world’s most colossal democratic experiment.
Mathematics education is much more complicated than you expected, even though you expected it to be more complicated than you expected.
Education begins at home. You can’t blame the school for not putting into your child what you don’t put into him.
In an era when careerism dominates the campus, is it too much to expect students to go beyond their private interests, learn about the world around them, develop a sense of civic and social responsibility, and discover how they can contribute to the common good?
You can get all A’s and still flunk life.
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
My education as a film composer, you can’t not – if you like the orchestra like I do, if you are a symphonist like I am – you can’t not listen to John Williams’ work.
Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.
It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
Most people…are put off science because maths is the gateway and they can’t handle it. What we should be teaching is operational maths because, in general, the maths we need to carry out science is pretty straightforward.
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you’re too damned old to do anything about it.
Schoolhouses are the republican line of fortifications.
We are now embarked on another venture to put the American dream to work in meeting the new demands of a new day. Once again we must start where men would improve their society have always known they must begin – with an educational system restudied, reinforced, and revitalized.
A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
… the physical and domestic education of daughters should occupy the principal attention of mothers, in childhood: and the stimulation of the intellect should be very much reduced.
Knowledge increases in proportion to its use; that is, the more we teach the more we learn.
‘No Child Left Behind’ requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.
Reading and writing, arithmetic and grammar do not constitute education, any more than a knife, fork and spoon constitute a dinner.
Teachers should be held in the highest honor. They are the allies of legislators; they have agency in the prevention of crime; they aid in regulating the atmosphere, whose incessant action and pressure cause the life-blood to circulate, and to return pure and healthful to the heart of the nation.
Education ought everywhere to be religious education. At the same time, parents are farther bound to employ no instructors who will not educate their children religiously. To commit our children to the care of irreligious persons, is to commit lambs to the superintendency of wolves.
Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn’t speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing.
In education, technology can be a life-changer, a game changer, for kids who are both in school and out of school. Technology can bring textbooks to life. The Internet can connect students to their peers in other parts of the world. It can bridge the quality gaps.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.
I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.
Education, in the broadest of truest sense, will make an individual seek to help all people, regardless of race, regardless of color, regardless of condition.
Education and morals will be found almost the whole that goes to make a good man.
Ensuring that we help prepare all kids for life, college, and work in our knowledge-based economy will require a collaborative, sustained effort from all stakeholders – from the president and the secretary of education on down to states, school districts, principals, teachers, parents, and community members.
We should also give students more flexibility in the courses they take in high school to prepare them for whatever their goals may be, without sacrificing our rigorous academic standards.
The only teaching that a professor can give, in my opinion, is that of thinking in front of his students.
The language of gardening fuels the senses: talk with your hands, observe with your ears and listen with your eyes.
I never got a pass mark in math … Just imagine – mathematicians now use my prints to illustrate their books.
Some of us learn control, more or less by accident. The rest of us go all our lives not even understanding how it is possible, and blaming our failure on being born the wrong way.
He was the kind of kid you did not want to sit by. He kept his boogers in his desk, he wore a neck tie.
If we were to do as well as we know, our salvation would be secure.
The object of all education is to make folks fit to live.
Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep You have to go looking for them; they’re not just lying around on the surface You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.
In old days men studied for the sake of self-improvement; nowadays men study in order to impress other people.
Schools should take part in the great work of construction and organization that will have to be done.
The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education.
Creativity can be learned like basketball, which does not mean we will all be NBA stars.
It’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing.
You may be a redneck if… you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.
No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner.
The best and most important part of every man’s education is that which he gives himself.
Education is lacking in most of those who pontificate.
Students work in schools making life studies for years, win prizes for life studies and find in the end that they know practically nothing of the human figure. They have acquired the ability to copy.
Education will not cure all the problems of society, but without it no cure for any problem is possible.
Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
The best learners… often make the worst teachers. They are, in a very real sense, perceptually challenged. They cannot imagine what it must be like to struggle to learn something that comes so naturally to them.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Plasticene and self-expression will not solve the problems of education. Nor will technology and vocational guidance; nor the classics and the Hundred Best Books.
I am a firm believer in education and have worked very hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that, if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree… I am convinced that education is the great equalizer.
Knowing is NOT the most important thing. To be able to FIND OUT is more important than knowing.
Whenever a text-book is written of real educational worth, you may be quite certain that some reviewer will say that it will be difficult to teach from it. Of course it will be difficult to teach from it. It it were easy, the book ought to be burned.
A great teacher never strives to explain his vision. He simply invites you to stand beside him and see for yourself.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
I got an early education from television.
If we take people only as they are, then we make them worse; if we treat them as if they were what they should be, then we bring them to where they can be brought.
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
To destroy a people, you must first sever their roots.
A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
When one teaches, two learn.
We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our education system.
If there’s a single message passed down from each generation of American parents to their children, it is a two-word line: Better Yourself. And if there’s a temple of self-betterment in each town, it is the local school. We have worshipped there for some time.
The development of general ability for independent thinking and judgment should always be placed foremost, not the acquisition of special knowledge.
Be open to all teachers And all teachings, And listen with your heart.
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This is quotes copyright В© By Pumpkin Limited
People tell me it’s a sin, to know and feel too much within.
Inspiration is the impact of a fact on a well-prepared mind
A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Reading becomes the fuel for development.
Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
Directing ain’t about drawing a neat little picture and showing it to the cameraman. I didn’t want to go to film school. I didn’t know what the point was. The fact is, you don’t know what directing is until the sun is setting and you’ve got to get five shots and you’re only going to get two.
Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.
Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.
Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.
A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.
We’re gonna play some pool, skip some school, act real cool, stay out all night, it’s gonna be alright.
Education is useless without the Bible. The Bible was America’s basic text book in all fields. God’s Word, contained in the Bible, has furnished all necessary rules to direct our conduct.
The purpose of education…is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions.
The arts, sciences, humanities, physical education, languages and maths all have equal and central contributions to make to a student’s education.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
By education most have been misled.
One of the painful signs of years of dumbed-down education is how many people are unable to make a coherent argument. They can vent their emotions, question other people’s motives, make bold assertions, repeat slogans– anything except reason.
Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.
The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.
What we need is a strong education system that allows creativity to grow and encourages students to be interested in science and technology.
You’re going through college, and you’re going to be faced with a lot of things. You’re going to face adversity, the main thing is don’t quit. For many people it’s easy to quit, but don’t. That’s what separates the winners from the losers, what separates the all-stars from the also-rans.
The calculus is the story this [the Western] world first told itself as it became the modern world.
If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.
Each mind has its own method. A true man never acquires after college rules.
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
Today’s family is built like a pyramid; with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex … about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
If a teacher have any opinion which he wishes to conceal, his pupils will become as fully indoctrinated into that as into any which he publishes.
Today, 8 million adult Americans, more than the entire population of Michigan, have not finished 5 years of school. Nearly 20 million have not finished 8 years of school. Nearly 54 million – more than one-quarter of all America – have not even finished high school.
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion – these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.
The sport of wrestling is a tremendous builder of the values and characteristics which are needed to succeed in any walk of life. Much of what I have managed to achieve in life I owe directly to the years I spent in the wrestling room, as an athlete and a coach. Wrestling is a great educational tool.
At any rate, girls are differently situated. Having no need of deep scientific knowledge, their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world, the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people.
Free education for all – whilst it is a desirable notion, in South Africa it will simply not be affordable.
I seek in books only to give myself pleasure by honest amusement; or if I study, I seek only the learning that treats of the knowledge of myself and instructs me in how to die well and live well.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.
Resisting conformity and developing some small eccentricities are among the steps to independence and self-confidence.
Right education should help the student, not only to develop his capacities, but to understand his own highest interest.
The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
All around as a person, on right decisions, on holding your money, on doing your trade, a good education is a must. I don’t think I would’ve done as good without an education.
I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I’m seeing how knowledge can elevate you.
A wasted youth is better by far than a wise and productive old age.
America is the best half-educated country in the world.
The great difficulty in education is that we give rules instead of inspiring sentiments. … it is not possible to make rules enough to apply to all manner of cases; and if it were possible, a child would soon forget them. But if you inspire him with right feelings, they will govern his actions.
I believe that it is higher education’s purpose and calling to keep open the door to the American dream.
Every short statement about economics is misleading (with the possible exception of my present one).
Among all of the mathematical disciplines the theory of differential equations is the most important… It furnishes the explanation of all those elementary manifestations of nature which involve time.
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker.
Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
I belong to the generation of workers who, born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland, had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry, becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Women should marry when they are about eighteen years of age, and men at seven and thirty; then they are in the prime of life, and the decline in the powers of both will coincide.
Earth and Sky, Woods and Fields, Lakes and Rivers, the Mountain and the Sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There’s nothing better.
The only way to be totally free is through education.
‘How do you know so much about everything?’ was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ‘By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.’
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
Socially, the Cuban revolution created an education system and health service that remain the envy of much of the neo-liberal world.
In the path of our happiness shall we find the learning for which we have chosen this lifetime.
Girls are apt to imagine noble and enchanting and totally imaginary figures in their own minds; they have fanciful extravagant ideas about men, and sentiment, and life; and then they innocently endow somebody or other with all the perfections for their daydreams, and put their trust in him.
The men–the undergraduates of Yale and Princeton are cleaner, healthier, better-looking, better dressed, wealthier and more attractive than any undergraduate body in the country.
As long as a man lives he should study. Death alone has the right to dismiss the school.
I believe in women. I desire . . . to do those things that would advance women in moral and spiritual, as well as educational work.
Get out of bed, go to school, stick at school. Make it happen for yourself because those opportunities are waiting.
Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
We shall one day learn to supersede politics by education. What we call our root-and-branch reforms of slavery, war, gambling, intemperance, is only medicating the symptoms. We must begin higher up, namely, in education.
It’s hard to improve public education – that’s clear.
[An educated person:] One who voluntarily does more thinking than is necessary for his own survival.
We have been learning since we were children how to make money, buy things, build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think, not to feel.
We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.
In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
The grand result of schooling is a mind with just vision to discern, with free force to do: the grand schoolmaster is Practice.
Education must have two foundations –morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists.
Every book is a great action and every great action is a book!
Fear is priceless education.
In 1838, Mirabeau B. Lamar, the Second President of the Republic of Texas and the Father of Texas education, declared: ‘The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free man acknowledges. It is the only security that free man desires.’
Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it.
I suppose you are two fathoms deep in mathematics, and if you are, then God help you. For so am I, only with this difference: I stick fast in the mud at the bottom, and there I shall remain.
Education which is not modern share the fate of all organic things which are kept too long.
Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced.
Common integration is only the memory of differentiation.
Education is everything. It’s for everyone. We all need to be educated.
We want to make access to a world-class education like clean drinking water or electricity.
When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education.
A lot of people abroad know Lula’s campaigns against poverty and hunger, but he had a tremendous legacy in education too. He invested 2 percent of GDP, more than other administration, putting the PT’s education programs in motion.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
We are taught words, not ideas.
Grades don’t measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager.
The secret to the movie business, or any business, is to get a good education in a subject besides film – whether it’s history, psychology, economics, or architecture – so you have something to make a movie about. All the skill in the world isn’t going to help you unless you have something to say.
We know that education is the key to unlocking human potential.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Men, in teaching others, learn themselves.
We think it’s about little techniques and tricks, but techniques only take you so far. We need teachers who care about kids, who care about what they teach, and who can communicate with kids.
Science, not religion, has taught me my most useful values, among them intellectual honesty. It is better to go without answers than to accept those that merely resolve puzzlement.
Compulsory education… It is a painful, continual, and difficult work; to be done by kindness, by watching, by warning, by precept, and by praise, вЂ” but above all вЂ” by example.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.
Higher education should provide an environment to test new ideas, debate theories, encounter challenging information, and figure out what one believes.
My chief job is to constantly stir or rekindle the curiosity of people that gets driven out by bureaucracy and formal schooling systems.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
He who knows what he is told must know a lot of things that are not so.
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.
American cultural institutions seem so bent on preserving the values of “Western civilization,” the mythical “Whitetown,” that welearn about one another’s cultures the same way we learn about sex: in the streets.
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
Teachers open the door … you enter by yourself.
If there is anything education does not lack today it is critics.
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
You’ll learn more from your accidents than anything that you could ever learn at school.
It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes – they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
I’ve learned so many things and a lot of things I’ve learned the hard way. I look at failure as education in that respect I’m very well educated.
Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.
With all the things that you could be, you never could learn how to be me.
Literacy in itself is no education.
In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.
In the end, excellence in education means excellence in teaching, and if this country would give the status to first grade teachers that we give to full professors, this one act alone would revitalize the nation’s schools.
You cannot create genius. All you can do is nurture it.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
As precious as knowledge itself is the learning. As precious as any reward is the earning.
Among gardeners, enthusiasm and experience rarely exist in equal measures. The beginner dreams of home-grown bouquets and baskets of ripe fruit, the veteran of many seasons has learned to expect slugs, mildew, and frost.
We learned that kicking down doors to free children from carpet factories isn’t enough to stop child labour – we had to tackle the underlying poverty in which their families lived, through education.
Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.
When you learn your lessons, the pain goes away.
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Copyright: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Family Limited Partnership.
Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.
A musical education is necessary for musical judgement. What most people relish is hardly music; it is rather a drowsy reverie relieved by nervous thrills.
I recognize but one mental acquisition as a necessary part of the education of a lady or gentlemen, namely, an accurate and refined use of the mother tongue.
In the world of entrepreneurs, you don’t need a college education. You need a proper education.
Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.
A rich, robust, well-resourced public education is one of the best routes out of poverty and a pathway to prosperity.
Princeton is a wonderful little spot. A quaint and ceremonious village of puny demigods on stilts.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
It is too late in the century for women who have received the benefits of co-education in schools and colleges, and who bear theirfull share in the world’s work, not to care who make the laws, who expound and who administer them.
Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.
IF PARENTS PASS ENTHUSIASM ALONG TO THEIR CHILDREN, THEY WILL LEAVE THEM AN ESTATE OF INCALCULABLE VALUE
Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child’s reason without destroying your own.
The breeding we give young people is ordinarily but an additional self-love, by which we make them have a better opinion of themselves.
Reading and writing don’t inevitably go together. You can read without learning a thing about writing, grammar, or spelling, although, you certainly can’t learn anything about writing, grammar, or spelling unless you read.
Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.
Sometimes I fear that, if Harvard does not give up trying to turn itself from an Institution of Learning into an Educational Institution, we may have a generation of professors whose duty it will be to disseminate information which they have not the time to acquire.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
For as the old saying is,
When house and land are gone and spent
Then learning is most excellent.
When house and land are gone and spent
Then learning is most excellent.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. It is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Education is worth its weight in gold. Make no mistake about it.
The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.
When the students are occupied, they’re not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.
It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure.
I’d like to help educate kids about the Major Leagues – what to anticipate, what to expect, what they’ll need to do to prepare themselves.
I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life.
You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education.
Memory and creativity are essential to education, but if you teach memory incorrectly, it is a total waste of time, and it will inhibit learning.
Many teachers are concerned about the amount of material they must cover in a course. One cynic suggested a formula: since, he said, students on the average remember only about 40% of what you tell them, the thing to do is to cram into each course 250% of what you hope will stick.
The United States spends over $87 billion conducting a war in Iraq while the United Nations estimates that for less than half that amount we could provide clean water, adequate diets, sanitations services and basic education to every person on the planet. And we wonder why terrorists attack us.
The key to fixing education is better teaching, and the key to better teaching is figuring out who can teach and who can’t.
The problem is, education in America is sub-optimal because it is an impossible thing to optimize. It necessarily has to be local because different schools face different problems. There are no one-size-fits-all solutions.
The gains in education are never really lost. Books may be burned and cities sacked, but truth, like the yearning for freedom, lives in the hearts of humble men.
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
He who doesn’t understand history is doomed to repeat it.
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
My system is to be considered a system leading up, in a general way, to education. It can be followed not only in the education of little children from three to six years of age, but can be extended to children up to ten years of age.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The tastes and pursuits of manhood will bear on them the traces of the earlier impressions of our education. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue.
Some people say that you should not tempt fate and for them I cannot disagree, but I never learned anything from playing it safe. I say fate should not tempt me.
When schools flourish, all flourishes.
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
The aim of education is growth: the aim of growth is more growth
I am always glad to think that my education was, for the most part, informal, and had not the slightest reference to a future business career. It left me free and untrammeled to approach my business problems without the limiting influence of specific training.
I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. Im looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate.
Suffrage is the pivotal right.
The quality of education today decides the tomorrow of Gujarat… Government may build schools, but the future can be built by the schools only. The key responsibility of building Gujarat’s tomorrow thus lies with the schools.
The answer is not to standardize education, but to personalize and customize it to the needs of each child and community. There is no alternative. There never was.
Economic growth driven by large-scale infrastructure investments without equitable provision of education will leave hundreds of millions of people behind, exacerbating inequality, disillusion, and instability.
Our mission at Khan Academy is a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere, and college readiness is a crucial part of that. We want to help as many students as possible prepare for college and for life, and since the SAT measures preparedness for college, our partnership with the College Board is a natural fit.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The truth is that the want of common education with us is not from our poverty, but from the want of an orderly system. More money is now paid for the education of a part than would be paid for that of the whole if systematically arranged.
The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning you go to school.
The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate ‘apparently ordinary’ people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.
There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.
I would like to be a terrorist for music education – to make a complete reform, all over the world.
Contrary to what we learn from progressives in education and the media, the history of the Democratic Party well into the twentieth century is a virtually uninterrupted history of thievery, corruption, and bigotry.
America’s future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric-Г -brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value.
By the end of the first month of the 1995 session, each senator will have made more money than any person who works 40 hours a week at minimum wage for the entire year.
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
There are branches of learning and education which we must study merely with a view to leisure spent in intellectual activity, and these are to be valued for their own sake; whereas those kinds of knowledge which are useful in business are to be deemed necessary, and exist for the sake of other things.
… the whole tenour of female education … tends to render the best disposed romantic and inconstant; and the remainder vain and mean.
It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.
A man’s real education begins after he has left school. True education is gained through the discipline of life.
A true teacher does not terrorize ignorant students, because a true teacher knows that it is his job to cure ignorance.
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.
The difference between intelligence and an education is this: that intelligence will make a good living for you, but education won’t do much for you at all.
My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
Once they are through the process of education, most people lose the capacity of wondering, of being surprised. They feel they ought to know everything, and hence that it is a sign of ignorance to be surprised or puzzled by anything.
All of us are slaves to the prejudices of our own dimension.
A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins.вЂќ Benjamin Franklin
Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
But in the new (math) approach, the important thing is to understand what you’re doing, rather than to get the right answer.
It is a nuisance that knowledge can only be acquired by hard work.
I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.
The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical.
All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.
My father is a college professor and that’s about the extent of my college experience. I’m sort of a professional student forever. I think just as human beings we always have a student who is alive in us and is waiting to pop up and make us feel like we are 16 years-old again.
The universities are a sort of lunatic asylum for keeping young men out of mischief.
See that your children are properly educated in the rudiments of their mother tongue, and then let them proceed to higher branches of learning.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
While my friends were discussing Pearl Harbor as the country’s problem, I took it personally. It dawned on me that the Japanese attack could be my ticket out of high school.
An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.
The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife.
As with our colleges, so with a hundred “modern improvements”; there is an illusion about them; there is not always a positive advance. The devil goes on exacting a compound interest to the last for his early share and numerous succeeding investments in them.
You can lade a man up to th’ university, but ye can’t make him think.
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.
The average schoolmaster is and always must be essentially an ass, for how can one imagine an intelligent man engaging in so puerile an avocation.
By seeking and blundering we learn.
Theories are more common than achievements in the history of education.
It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.
We are all concerned about the future of American education. But as I tell my students, you do not enter the future – you create the future. The future is created through hard work.
The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail.
Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
I have always believed and promoted the fact that education and access to the knowledge society involves lifelong learning.
I was born in a middle class Muslim family, in a small town called Myonenningh in a northern part of Bangladesh in 1962. My father is a qualified physician; my mother is a housewife. I have two elder brothers and one younger sister. All of them received a liberal education in schools and colleges.
In some sense our aim ought to be to convert the school from an academic institution into an intellectual one. That shift in the culture of schooling would represent a profound shift in emphasis and in direction.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The folkish state must not adjust its entire educational work primarily to the inoculation of mere knowledge, but to the breeding of absolutely healthy bodies. The training of mental abilities is only secondary.
I recognize the lion by his paw.
Education is freedom.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
People go to school and get educated, but most people who go to school and become a graduate in eduation still don’t know what the word ‘education’ means… ‘Educo’ means to bring out.
I love teaching. It’s a job that lasts forever. Whatever you teach children today travels with them far into the future.
If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
But it would be absolutely mistaken to regard a wealth of theoretical knowledge as characteristic proof for the qualities and abilities of a leader.
My definition of an educated man is the fellow who knows the right thing to do at the time it has to be done. You can be sincere and still be stupid.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
If you don’t want to be a teacher, you’d better get off this planet.
No guru, no method, no teacher, just you and I and nature, and the father in the garden.
My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.
Education is all a matter of building bridges.
Education is the best economic policy there is.
Creative activity is not a superimposed, extraneous task against which the body, or brain protests, but an orchestration of … joyful doing.
Many public-school children seem to know only two datesвЂ”1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don’t know what happened on either occasion.
Today’s child is growing up absurd, because he lives in two worlds, and neither of them inclines him to grow up. Growing up–thatis our new work, and it is total. Mere instruction will not suffice.
Learning makes the wise wiser and the fool more foolish.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
The lack of facts holds you back. The odds are stacked against a weak mind.
If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge.
When we listen to the radio, look at television and read the newspapers we wonder whether universal education has been the great boon that its supporters have always claimed it would be.
Education is so much of an organic unity that, if any of the stages or elements of it be defective, the deficiency is felt throughout all the subsequent growth of the organism.
Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.
Books, the children of the brain.
There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people.
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
I started off as a kid who didn’t care what my education was.
Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
We spend the first twelve months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Our society offers little in the way of reeducation for those who have been torn away from their traditional culture and suddenly exposed to all the blandishments of mass culture-even the churches which follow the hillbillies to the city often make use of the same “hard sell” that the advertisers and politicians do.
Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil’s means; great teachers foresee a pupil’s ends.
When I started my engineering, I had to support my education expenses; I was then studying in what is now the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar.
I believe that the key to building a strong economy in Wisconsin starts with education. Every single kid in our state deserves access to a good public education, no matter their zip code.
We begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development.
Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars… A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference.
Education in philosophy is energy speaking to energy, a higher perspective of spirit that is trying to awaken its next natural generation to something beyond the stupid appearances of things.
Capacity without education is deplorable, and education without capacity is thrown away.
I believe that any type of education can be great, but an education about ourselves can create something wonderful. I am a comedian, but people have called me a motivational speaker. I don’t really consider myself that at all.
Today, education does not give you the wisdom and the understanding; it only indoctrinates you to believe something. So the mind knows very less but accepts so many things; it may be science, it may be technology, it may be anything.
I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required.
IвЂ™ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.
Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education.
What a teacher doesn’t say…is a telling part of what a student hears.
A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.
Public education is our greatest pathway to opportunity in America. So we need to invest in and strengthen our public universities today, and for generations to come.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.