My Collaborative Learning Environment
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.
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
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 you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection; otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It'll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
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.
My parents told me, "Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving." I tell my daughters, "Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job."
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.
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education should be exercise; it has become massage.
Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.