Education and Mark Twain Tags
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ” ? Mahatma Gandhi tags: carpe-diem, education, inspirational, learning 38,294 people liked it like “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
” ? Mark Twain tags: education 11,482 people liked it like “You can never be overdressed or overeducated. ” ? Oscar Wilde tags: education, fashion 6,803 people liked it like “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ” ? Brigham Young tags: education, feminism, men, women 3,833 people liked it like “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. ? Augustine of Hippo tags: allegory, books, broad-mindedness, classic, education, imagery, travel, world 3,650 people liked it like “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ” ? Nelson Mandela tags: change, education 2,344 people liked it like “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. ” ? Walter Cronkite tags: education, ignorance, intelligence, libraries 2,006 people liked it like “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ? Robert Frost tags: education 1,846 people liked it like “When you know better you do better. ” ? Maya Angelou tags: education, intelligence, knowledge, wisdom 1,709 people liked it like “The past has no power over the present moment. ” ? Eckhart Tolle tags: education, inspirational, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom 1,564 people liked it like “Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. ” ? Mark Twain tags: education 1,267 people liked it like “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. ” ? Martin Luther King, Jr. tags: education ,160 people liked it like “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. ” ? C. S. Lewis tags: education 1,111 people liked it like “The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds.
There is only one thing for it then — to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn. ” ? T. H. White, The Once and Future King tags: curiosity, depression, education, learning, teaching 1,045 people liked it like “If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. ” ? Frank Zappa tags: education, sex 1,013 people liked it ike “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. ” ? Jane Austen tags: education, women 980 people liked it like “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. ” ? C. S. Lewis tags: character-development, education, ethics 834 people liked it like “Eragon looked back at him, confused. “I don’t understand. ” “Of course you don’t,” said Brom impatiently. “That’s why I’m teaching you and not the other way around. ” ?
Christopher Paolini, Eragon tags: education, humor 828 people liked it like “I am not a teacher, but an awakener. ” ? Robert Frost tags: carpe-diem, education, inspirational, learning, mentoring 819 people liked it like “In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. ” ? Fran Lebowitz tags: algebra, education, humor, mathematics 775 people liked it like “[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. ” ? Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider tags: childhood, education, learning, teaching 773 people liked it like Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: ‘You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. We are sorry, but it is the best we can do. What you are being taught here is an amalgam of current prejudice and the choices of this particular culture. The slightest look at history will show how impermanent these must be. You are being taught by people who have been able to accommodate themselves to a regime of thought laid down by their predecessors.
It is a self-perpetuating system. Those of you who are more robust and individual than others will be encouraged to leave and find ways of educating yourself — educating your own judgements. Those that stay must remember, always, and all the time, that they are being moulded and patterned to fit into the narrow and particular needs of this particular society. ” ? Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook tags: conformity, education, feminism, knowledge-power, quip, school 740 people liked it like “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. ” ? Leonardo da Vinci ags: education, schooling, university 734 people liked it like “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones. ” ? Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre tags: education, prejudice 700 people liked it like “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. ” ? Plutarch tags: curiosity, education, mentoring, mind, thinking 669 people liked it like “Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. ” ? G. K.
Chesterton tags: education, ignorance, indoctrination 667 people liked it like “Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be. ” ? Heath L. Buckmaster, Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale tags: education, growth, life, self-acceptance, self-realization 664 people liked it like “You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D’s in school. Well guess what, I get F’s!!! ” ? Bill Watterson tags: calvin-and-hobbes, comic, education, funny, school 662 people liked it like The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead. ” ? Aristotle tags: education 625 people liked it like “Try not to have a good time… this is supposed to be educational. ” ? Charles M. Schulz tags: education, humor 589 people liked it like * Home * Authors * Topics * Quote of the Day * Pictures * Top of Form Bottom of Form Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ————————————————- Education Quotes * Grid List * * Prev * 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * .. * 40 * Next * Share220309 Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela Change, Powerful, Weapon It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle Mind, Without, Thought A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. A. Bartlett Giamatti Society, Heart, Act 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 know and what you don’t. Anatole France Between, Able, Memory My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of lliteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. Maya Angelou Mother, School, Ignorance Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. Oscar Wilde Time, Nothing, Remember Ads by Google Church Online Tired of your life? Find hope at Church Online westside-family. churchonline. org Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost Without, Anything, Losing
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats Fire, Lighting, Filling Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. Anthony J. D’Angelo Learning, Passion, Grow An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin Knowledge, Best, Interest In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. Mark Twain God, School, Made The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle Sweet, Bitter, Roots Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver Freedom, Door, Key Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey Life, Itself The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. Carl Rogers Change, Person, Learned Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. Chanakya Beauty, Best, Friend He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo School, Door, Prison I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college.
People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories. Ray Bradbury Money, Myself, End Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant Ignorance, Discovery The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. Albert Einstein Learning, Interferes It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert Green Ingersoll Better, Without, Sense
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. Horace Mann Human, Until, Full Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. Edward Everett Better, Liberty, Army No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. Emma Goldman Sympathy, Kindness, True An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong.
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