Education is . . .


Education is preparing the young to educate themselves. (1)

Education is children continually asking questions. (2)

Education is making people easier to to govern but impossible to enslave. (3)

Indeed, education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. (4)

Education is unsettling the minds of the young to inflame their intellects. (5)

Education is making one's mind a pleasant place to spend the rest your life. (6)

Education is not a preparation for life; Education is life itself. (7)

And yet education is never completed until a man dies. (8)

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. (9)

Education is learning to express your ignorance in scientific terms. (10)

Education is learning a lot about how little you know. (11)

Education is being caught up into the expanding universe of thought. (12)

Education is equipping our children to walk through doors of opportunity. (13)

Education is learning some useful skill for well-being of the community. (14)

Education is not making a man clever, but making a man good. (15)

For the heart of education is the education of the heart. (16)

These commandments are to be upon your hearts.

Impress them on your children.

Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road,

When you lie down and when you get up. (17)

My children, keep your father's commands

And do not forsake your mother's teaching.

Bind them upon your heart forever. (18)

For the heart of education is the education of the heart. (16)

Quotation References:

1)Robert M. Hutchins, 2)Bishop Mandell Creighton 3)Henry Peter Brougham 4)Edward Everet 5)R. M. Hutchins 6)Sydney J. Harris 7)Elbert Hubbard 8) Robert E. Lee 9)B. F. Skinner 10)Unknown 11)Unknown 12)Edith Hamilton 13)L. B. Johnson 14)Virginia Gildersleeve 15)Unknown 16)Unknown 17) Deuteronomy 6:4-7 18) Proverbs 6:20 


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