My Collaborative Learning Environment
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it.
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
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.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
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."
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
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
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.