“Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge.”
“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”
“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel”
“Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.”
“Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.”
“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.”
“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.”
“There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.”
“The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.”
“Too often students are given answers to remember, rather than problems to solve”
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