Quotes I Like

"My education was interrupted only by my schooling."
 ~ Winston Churchill
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
~ Lily Tomlin
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
~Benjamin Franklin
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
~ Gandhi
I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
~ Einstein

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire. W.B. Yeats quote at DailyLearners.com

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child's natural bent.

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
~ Anne Sullivan

Parents give up their rights when they drop the children off at public school.
~ Melinda Harmon, U.S. Federal Judge, 1996

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Thank goodness my education was neglected.
~ Beatrix Potter