My Collaborative Learning Environment
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.
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."
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
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.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
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.
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
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... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.
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.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.