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Education is more than what you think when you realize what
wonderful advantages you have when learning becomes a
skill forever used not just something to get though once so you don't
have to do it again. What we all need to learn is that formal education is
only the beginning of the process and not the end.
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The best teacher in life is the digestion and usefulness to which
we can adapt and move forward with different experiences.
These experiences when coupled with a continuously developing
mind can only serve to make us even more valuable to those around us,
and to bolster our own confidence.
"Education gives you a great start, now combine what you have learned with your experiences and you will develop wisdom."
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
"I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand."
"If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning."
"What one knows is, in youth, of little moment: they know enough who know how to learn."
"What we once thought was sufficient education is only as good as the day is long."
"Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions."
"It isn't that educational materials are irrelevant or boring; it is more a matter of who teaches. Those that are great educators bring additional value to any material by painting a picture that links all learning to adaptation skills."
"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future."
"What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers."
"In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have."
"Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding."
"When an archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bulls-eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim - improve yourself."
Glibert Arland, A Father's Book of Wisdom
"The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality."
H Jackson Brown, Life's Little Instruction Book Volume II
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
"Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave. "
"The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense."
Robert Green Ingersoll
"Learning is a weightless treasure you can always carry easily."
Chinese Proverb, A Collection of Wisdom
"How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones."
Henry David Thoreau
"The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's time."
Sydney J. Harris
"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher."
"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."
"No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete."
G. K. Chesterton
"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
"You cannot learn new skills merely by attending lectures. Skills require practice."
Gillian Stokes, Personal Power