A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.'
Franklin P. Adams
I find a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
First thing in the morning, you'll see me with books in my hands, doing research on my trade.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
People think of education as something they can finish.
Alexander Graham Bell
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
It is often wonderful how putting down on paper a clear statement of a case helps one to see, not perhaps the way out, but the way in.
Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Mentoring is all about people -- it's about caring, about relationships and sensitivity.
I really like reading books.
George Washington Carver
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
William Ellery Channing
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the intercourse with superior minds ... In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thought, and pour their souls into ours.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.
The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun.
Walls turned sideways are bridges.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
He that never changes his opinions never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Those who trust us educate us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
My brain is open.
David L. Finn
The journey for an education starts with a childhood question.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three fourths pure theatre.
Sir William Haley
Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
In terms of being late or not starting at all, then it's never too late.
Dr. John G. Hibben
Education is the ability to meet life's situations.
Peter J. Hilton
Mathematics should be fun.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
We rise by lifting others.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
All ideas grow out of other ideas.
We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
John F. Kennedy
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
Charles F. Kettering
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
The ocean floor is home to a staggering 2.9 * 1029 single-celled organisms - that's 10 million trillion microbes for every human on the planet - but vast thought it is, this figure is only 8% of the previous estimate of 35.5 * 1029.
I am still learning.
Explore, discover, meditate.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
When I learn something new - and it happens every day - I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.
What was the duty of the teacher if not to inspire?
Kim E. Nebeuts
Teach to the problems, not to the text.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
Great people do things before they're ready. They do things before they know they can do it.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
It doesn't matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.
At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. Anything. As long as you believe.
Anytime you learn, you gain.
You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Thought is free.
Working hard is a skill you have to nurture!
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
My parents taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge-and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time.
I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way.
Henry David Thoreau
I stand in awe of my body.
There is a difference between not knowing and not knowing yet.
Leonardo da Vinci
Learning never exhausts the mind.
William Arthur Ward
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Teaching is the royal road to learning.
Ruth K. Westheimer
A lesson taught with humor is a lesson retained.
Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.
William Butler Yeats
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.