Sunday, October 17, 2010

Bites of Wisdom

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. ~Mark Twain

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~Albert Einstein

An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life. ~Author Unknown

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. ~Henry David Thoreau

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught. ~Oscar Wilde

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey

We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself in a world that constantly tries to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. ~Abbé Dimnet

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Play is our brain's favorite way of learning. ~Diane Ackerman

Do not.. keep children to their studies by compulsion but by play. ~Plato

Homeschooling it is...


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