I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.
I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Why do I do anything?' she says. 'I'm educated enough to talk myself out of any plan. To deconstruct any fantasy. Explain away any goal. I'm so smart I can negate any dream.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
Dalai Lama XIV
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
The past has no power over the present moment.
All of life is a constant education.
Total non-retention has kept my education from being a burden to me.
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.
Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.
Education is no substitute for intelligence.
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
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