September 11, 2013
"Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve."
"There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done. School and prison."
- William Glasser
"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."
"It doesn't make much difference what you study, as long as you don't like it."
- Peter Dunne
"You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him."
- Waldo Emerson
"-And then the whining school-boy, with his satchel and shiny morning face, creeping like a snail unwillingly to schoolâ€¦"
William Shakespeare, As You Like ItÂ
"The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
"Finn: I've got the rest of my life to be a grown-up. And for now, it's okay to be young."
Glee; Season 4 episode 19
"She got on with her education. In her opinion, school kept on trying to interfere with it."
- Terry Pratchett
"You can drag my body to school but my spirit refuses to go."
"Education cost money, but then so does ignorance."
"The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind."
"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves."
"If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around."
"Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats
Richard Solomon Artists Representative
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