My Collaborative Learning Environment
If you sincerely desire a truly well-rounded education, you must study the extremists, the obscure and "nutty." You need the balance! Your poor brain is already being impregnated with middle-of-the-road crap, twenty-four hours a day, no matter what. Network TV, newspapers, radio, mag
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
One attraction of Latin is that you can immerse yourself in the poems of Horace and Catullus without fretting over how to say, "Have a nice day."
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
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Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. It is not the same thing.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.