“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” ~~ Confucius

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“It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” ~~ Rene Descartes


“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” ~~ Galileo

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“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton


“Action is the real measure of intelligence.” ~~ Napoleon Hill

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“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~~ Aristotle

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“All kids are gifted. Some just open their packages earlier than others.” ~~ Michael Carr

Filed under: Children,  Intelligence,  Michael Carr

“Don’t set your wit against a child.” ~~ Jonathan Swift

Filed under: Children,  Intelligence,  Jonathan Swift

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~~Richard Feynman

Filed under: Choices,  Intelligence,  Richard Feynman

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

Filed under: Elbert Hubbard,  Intelligence,  Learning,  Limits