Words of wisdom

Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats

I am still learning. - Michelangelo

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand. - Native American Saying

Enlightenment must come little by little - otherwise it would overwhelm. - Idries Shah

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. - Joseph Campbell

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. - Malcolm S. Forbes

Keep your face to the sunshine, and you cannot see the shadow. - Helen Keller

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. - Sydney J. Harris

When the pupil is ready, the teacher will appear. - Unknown

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. - Abbe Dimnet, Art of Thinking, 1928

It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time - for we are bound by that - but from intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. - T. S. Eliot

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to human soul. - Joseph Addison

It is a greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the world, than to rule a sate. - William Ellery Channing

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