My Collaborative Learning Environment
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."
Sunset off Chebogue Point
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
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, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
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.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
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.
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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.
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.
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection; otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.