Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Quote of the day, Jan. 19

January 20, 2018

Malala Yousafzai, on education

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”

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Quote of the day, Dec. 31

December 31, 2017

Joseph Campbell, on starting over

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 26

December 26, 2017

Henry Louis Gates Jr., on censorship

“Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 24

December 24, 2017

Albert Camus, on the college professor

“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 9

December 9, 2017

Robert Frost, on teaching

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 13

November 13, 2017

 Neil deGrasse Tyson, on education

“People cited violation of the First Amendment when a New Jersey schoolteacher asserted that evolution and the Big Bang are not scientific and that Noah’s ark carried dinosaurs. This case is not about the need to separate church and state; it’s about the need to separate ignorant, scientifically illiterate people from the ranks of teachers.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 8

November 8, 2017

Isaac Asimov, on education

“People think of education as something they can finish.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 8

October 8, 2017

Mike Krzyzewski, on teaching

“The thing I loved the most—and still love the most about teaching—is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 5

October 5, 2017

Nikos Kazantzakis, on teaching

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their
own.

Quote of the day, Sept. 28

September 28, 2017

 Isaac Asimov, on censorship

“Any book worth banning is a book worth reading.”