Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D's in school. Well guess what, I get F's!!!
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
Short + Education quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
in the mode of competition, only one can win - all others are losers, It's a horrible way to create a society.
Education has to shift from survival to blossoming of the human being
We think acquiring some information is education. No, enhancing your perception is what is needed.
Learning per se is always liberating. What is frustrating is when it is imposed.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Play is the highest form of research.
my only sadhana has been to remain uneducated
Today, we are teaching children to go after what's easy, not what they think is worthwhile
Life + Education quotes ⇑Life Quotes
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
All of life is education and everybody is a teacher and everybody is forever a pupil.
Education, above all, is to know the joy of wondering about life, not having ready-made answers for everything, ready-made answers are religion
Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.
The basic purpose of life and the basic purpose of education is to enhance one's boundaries of perception. I don't want the children to just survive after ten years of schooling. They must blossom and flower wherever they go.
Unfortunately today we are enslaving life to serve social structures. No. Social structures must be made in such a way that they will serve life, an individual life, not social life
Education and spiritual process should not be in the hands of prejudiced minds. Prejudice means not seeing life the way it is
Education should be about enhancing your horizons, about having a larger vision of life. But generally, just the reverse is happening
Children + Education quotes ⇑Children Quotes
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
Competition will make children determined and focused in one way, at the same time make them fearful of failure, fearful of being less than somebody else. Here you will see they don't have that at all in them. Every one of them is a king by himself.
Learning is a natural human trait; when you learn something that you did not know, it should make you joyful. If learning is making people miserable, then we have not understood what learning is.
You are not sending your children to school because you want them to develop a thirst for knowing, irrespective of whether they are going to make money or not, isn't it? So you better change your attitudes about education.
Education is not about loading the child's mind with information, but about making the child's mind capable of razor-sharp perception, capable of knowing life in its full depth and dimension
To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.
The idea of a school is to cultivate a child in such a way that the child can grow to his or her full potential
Education is about enlarging your horizons. This is not about giving children ready-made answers as information
For integrity to flourish in society, we have to nurture it - within ourselves, in our children, in our education systems.
Education isn't about molding children the way you think they should be, but organizing the natural longing to know
All Education Quotes ⇑
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Ignoring isn't the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there.
(When) you educate a man; you educate a man. (When) you educate a woman; you educate a generation.
Marriage can wait, education cannot.
It's a universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.
Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down.
It seems better to me for a child to have these skills and never use them, than not have them and one day need them
Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow... Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard... we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
most of the education on the planet has become essentially a means to earn a living, not to enlarge your horizons
if you're not in competition with me, you would explore the possibilities of what you could do and maybe we don't know, you could fly. I can walk fast, maybe you could fly, but you will miss out the possibility of flying because you're in competition with me.
only when a human being is in a very extended periods of joyfulness, blissfulness, he will stretch himself to the limits & do what he could do to the fullest. When he's in competition, when he's in fear of failure, he will only do little better than somebody else. So, the human genius is completely missing today. You're destroying the human genius
it is teacher's job to keep the inquisitiveness up, to keep the enthusiasm up and the longing to know in the child, Knowing is the child's job
Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
Try not to have a good time...this is supposed to be educational.
Our aim is not merely to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core.
It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained
Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments - and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education.
None of your thoughts are really yours, Thought is something that you generate from implanted information, The way you think right now depends on the kind of family you were born in, parents you had, education, society, social background, religious background. These things are deciding how you think
Education is not about information, it is about having an active intelligence which constantly searches and seeks and looks at everything in every possible way
The essence of education is to enhance your perception in such a way that you are able to perceive a blade of grass being as important as the coconut tree, it is different, not less important
People have not paid attention, they are just going by the information in their head, If you say Tree, they don't see a tree, Tree is just a word, Tiger is just a word, unfortunately we call it scholarship & education. Take that away & make your children experience more
Do you know what it takes to remain uneducated? Education is just twenty years of going somewhere and getting one certificate. To remain uneducated, it's very difficult because from the day you're born, your parents, every other adult, the school - everybody is trying to educate you about something that's not worked in their life
Largely there's no education in the world. There are ancillary units, supplying cogs to the main machine. Human beings are like fuel for a larger machine that we have created.
Education is not just an accumulation of information but essentially about enhancing one's ability to perceive
Your property, your education, your beliefs, everything will drop when you drop this body. The only thing that goes beyond this body is your awareness
When it comes to children, if you don't feed them with false information, that would be the greatest service you could do. Parent means somebody who does not bullshit
Modern education is purely informative - there is no inspiration. Without inspiration, no human being raises beyond the limitations in which he lives. It's only when he's inspired that a human being wants to go beyond the limitations in which he exists right now
The focus of education should not be on suppressive information but on kindling the thirst for knowledge
The quality of your life is not determined by the clothes you wear, the educational qualifications you carry, the family background you come from or the bank balances you hold. Rather, the quality of your life depends upon how peaceful and joyous you are within yourself
Education is not about loading a child with information. It is not oriented towards anything. It is just to develop the body and mind to the highest possible capability and allowing the system to rise to its highest possible peak.
If the thirst for knowledge is kindled in the child, you cannot stop him from learning, he is going to learn anyway. But instead of kindling that, you are suppressing it, beating it down with your idea of what education is; because your idea of education is social status and money.
The very purpose of educating people is to broaden their horizons, isn't it? But you tell me, as people are getting educated are they broadening their horizons or are they becoming very narrow?
Education is about making the child grow with uncluttered intelligence. An intelligence that is not identified and entangled in religion, doctrine, or prejudice will naturally lead to the ultimate blossoming of the individual.
Education is about expanding the horizons of human experience and becoming inclusive. Only in a state of inclusiveness can the empowerment of education become a bounty all of us may cherish.
Education should offer the joy of wondering about life, not give ready-made answers. Unfortunately, science is acquiring the qualities of Religion by moving towards Absolutism
Free education is abundant, all over the internet. It's the desire to learn that's scarce.
It's better to have an Ivy League degree than an Ivy League education.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
human potential is distorted because people are in competition. Right now, people believe that you will not propel yourself to your fullest if you are not in competition, which is a very false idea... a very, very false idea.
The fundamental goal of education is to enhance human perception; that is the only goal. But today education means they made an accountant out of you
You go into your schoolhouse & tell them A+B=Z.. children will crawl under the table and disappear, well if earth is soft they will dig a tunnel and go away, that is why they fixed concrete floors, but you tell them a story they will burrow themselves from their homes and come and pop up and sit here
Those getting empowered with high quality education must first ensure their identity is universal. Limited identity is the basis of all tyranny
If you grasp something you did not know, it makes you joyful. Why is education being approached so painful?
Our education system was largely created just to provide clerks for Her Majesty's service. There was no imagination behind it - obedience was the most important aspect
If the education process is such that there is no imposition of any kind of ideas or beliefs, a child will naturally look inward
Social media is an exit from mass media. Homeschooling is an exit from industrial education.
The ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect