Saturday, October 16, 2010


If you study to remember, you will forget, but, If you study to understand, you will remember.

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
(W. B. Yeats)

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
(Alec Bourne)

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
(Malcolm Forbes)

The world does not pay for what a person knows. But it pays for what a person does with what he knows.
(Laurence Lee)

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months
(Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book)
(I think more quickly than 14 months now)

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
(Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book)

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.
- Anonymous

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
- Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
-- Albert Einstein

"Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions."
-- William Allin

"Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively."
-- R.D. Clyde

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

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

"A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary."
-- Thomas Carruthers

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself."
-- Chinese Proverb

"Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it."
-- Sir William Haley

Quantum Intech inc, HeartQuotes - Education Quotes, 2007, 10/16/2010,

English Teachers Network, Education-Quotes, 1997, 10/16/2010, )

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