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Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school read more

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.

by Sir William Haley Found in: Education Quotes,
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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. -Alec Bourne.

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

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You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good read more

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.

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The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're read more

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose read more

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. -Anatole France.

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How can we hope to remain economically competitive in a world in which...90% of Dutch high-school students take advanced math read more

How can we hope to remain economically competitive in a world in which...90% of Dutch high-school students take advanced math courses and 100% of teachers in Germany have double majors, while the best we can say about our "pocket of excellence" is that 75% of [American] students have learned to "critique tactfully?" -Barbara J. Alexander.

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Education Quotes,
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Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

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