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what is lacking in education Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. -- John Gardner

Einstein quote about education It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -- Albert Einstein

quote about school boards and school trustees In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made school boards. -- Mark Twain

the value of ignorance Our age has robbed millions of the simplicity of ignorance, and has so far failed to lift them to the simplicity of wisdom. -- Roberston Davies

a teacher must inspire It is not what the teacher says that is important, it is what it inspires his pupuls to go ahead and do. -- William E. Blatz

the teacher is the key The teacher is the key. To what purpose do you build brick school houses, elect trustees, and send your children to school unless you have an efficient teacher to instruct them? And you cannot get good teachers at the present rate of pay. -- Edward Blake, 1874

the diploma mill quote Get a solid piece of scholarship under your belt and some diploma-mill will always want you. -- Roberston Davies

Confucius quote about education If a man keeps cherishing his old knowledge, so as continually to be acquiring new, he may be a teacher of others. -- Confucius, the Analects.

the true value of a college education The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education. -- Emerson

spending more time in school does not make you more educated They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing. -- Douglas Yates

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
    -- George Bernard Shaw quote about teaching and teachers He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches. -- George Bernard Shaw


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