Wednesday, November 5, 2008

35 Thought Provoking Education Quotes

1. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~Aristotle

2. Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. ~Hector Berlioz

3. An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. ~Niels Bohr

4. Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. ~Albert Einstein

5. What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. ~George Bernard Shaw

6. Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. ~Perelman

7. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. ~Mark Twain

8. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ~Jim Rohn

9. Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. ~Ambrose Bierce

10. In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

11. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. ~Carl Rogers

12. A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear. ~James B. Stockdale

13. A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. ~Thomas Carruthers

14. The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. ~Cicero

15. Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. ~Chinese Proverb

And the rest is here.