make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive:
easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
Wiliam Butler Yeats
Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not
remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.
Native American Saying
we learn with pleasure we never forget.
is simply the soul of a society as it passes from
one generation to another.
G. K. Chesterson
ends in the school-room, but education ends only
is in fact a part of the function of education
to help us escape, not from our own time -- for
we are bound by that -- but from the intellectual
and emotional limitations of our time.
is good to know is difficult to learn.
sculpture is to a block of marble, education is
to the human soul.
we have learned from other becomes our own reflection.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
best and most important part of every man's education
is that which he gives himself.
a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a
state of civilization, it expects what never was
and will never be.
is a greater work to educate a child, in the true
and larger sense of the word, than to rule a state.
William Ellery Channing
is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility
that society owes to itself.
us never be betrayed into saying we have finished
our education; because that would mean we had
Julia H. Gulliver
is a wish for a perfect education.
fruit of liberal education is not learning, but
the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge,
Charles W. Eliot
ultimate goal of the educational system is to
shift to the individual the burden of pursuing
John W. Gardner
plus character--that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
am still learning.
in importance to freedom and justice is popular
education, without which which neither freedom
nor justice can be maintained.
James A. Garfield
like the mass of our age's inventions, is after
all, only a tool; everything depends upon the
workman who uses it
The Simple Life
is like rowing upstream:
not to advance is to drop back.
should bring to light the ideal of the individual.
should consist of a series of enchantments, each
raising the individual to a higher level of awareness,
understanding, and kinship with all living things.
asked how much educated men were superior to those
uneducated, Aristotle answered, 'As much as the
living are to the dead.'
the education of the people of this country, the
fate of this country depends.
is the best provision for
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