“A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.” ~~ Bertrand Russell

Filed under: Bertrand Russell,  Intelligence

“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” ~~ Harry K. Wong


“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~~ John F. Kennedy

Filed under: Intelligence,  Wisdom

“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” ~~   Confucius

Filed under: Confucius,  Education,  Intelligence,  Knowledge,  Learning

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” ~~ Albert Einstein

Filed under: Albert Einstein,  Courage,  Intelligence

“Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti


“Play is the most intelligent thing our human brains can do.” ~~ Martha Beck, at TEDx San Diego 2011