My Collaborative Learning Environment
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it.
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.
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.
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
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.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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.