Quotes September 06, 2018

Be silent, if you choose; but when necessary, speak — and speak in such a way that people will remember it.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
composer and musician
 
 
 
 
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
 
 
 
 
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey
 
 
 
 
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Kofi Annan
 
 
 
 
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett
 
 
 
 
They know enough who know how to learn.
Henry Adams
 
 
 
 
Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.
Chinese proverb
 
 
 
 
Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
Anatole France
 
 
 
 
Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.
Claude Bernard
 
 
 
 
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost
 
 
 
 
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Abigail Adams
 
 
 
 
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. All men by nature desire to know.
Aristotle
 
 
 
 
They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace.
Malala Yousafzai
 
 
 
 
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
Learning is not compulsory. Neither is survival.
Dr. W. Edwards Deming
 
 
 
 
Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.
John Holt
 
 
 
 
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
Og Mandino
 
 
 
 
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
 
 
 
 
I agree that a love of reading is a great gift for a parent to pass on to his or her child.
Ann Brashares
 
 
 
 
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
Walter Cronkite
 
 
 
 
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.
Muriel Spark
 
 
 
 
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo
 
 
 
 
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
Mark Twain
 
 
 
 
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
Thomas Szasz
 
 
 
 
You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.
Conrad Hall
 
 
 
 
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
 
 
 
 
Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.
W. E. B. Du Bois
 
 
 
 
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander the Great
 
 
 
 
Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Anton Chekhov
 
 
 
 
He who has provoked the lash of wit cannot complain that he smarts from it.
James Boswell,
biographer
 
 
 
 
Questions can’t change the truth. But they give it motion.
Giannina Braschi,
writer
 
 
 
 
The suppression of liberty is always likely to be irrational.
John Rawls,
philosopher
 
 
 
 
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap!”
Cynthia Heimel