Saturday, June 12, 2010

One Hundred Eighty

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. – Mark Twain
One Hundred Seventy-Nine

He who does not increase Knowledge, decreases it. He who studies not is not worthy of life. – Hillel

Learning which does not advance each day will daily decrease. – Chinese proverb
One Hundred Seventy-Eight

She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life. – John Mason Brown

He has learned to no purpose that is not able to teach. – Samuel Johnson
One Hundred Seventy-Seven

Teachers don’t just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills. – Charles Platt

Good schools are schools for the development of the whole child. They seek to help children develop to their maximum their social powers and their intellectual powers, their emotional capacities, their physical powers. – James L. Hymes, Jr.
One Hundred Seventy-Six

I believe in the existence of a great, immutable principle of natural law, or natural ethics which proves the absolute right of every human being that comes into the world an education; and which, of course, proves the correlative duty of every government to see that the means of that education are provided for all. – Horace Mann

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government. – Sam Houston

Friday, June 11, 2010

One Hundred Seventy-Five

Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it. – Confucius

Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
– Maria Mitchell
One Hundred Seventy-Four

I teach with my heart and my soul and not with my mouth alone. – Jaime Escalante

If I don't get through to these children – who knows? – maybe no one else will.
– Ivan Neal
One Hundred Seventy-Three

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. – Ann Richards

Housework is a breeze.  Cooking is a pleasant diversion.  Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.  But teaching is like climbing a mountain. – Fawn M. Brodie
One Hundred Seventy-Two

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. – Mignon McLaughlin

If the children are untaught, their ignorance and vices will in future life cost us much dearer in their consequences than it would have done in their correction by a good education. – Thomas Jefferson
One Hundred Seventy-One

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

The wisest mind has something yet to learn. – George Santayana