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


“It’s not what is poured into a student, but what is planted.” ~~ Linda Conway

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“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“Knowledge rests on knowledge; what is new is meaningful because it departs slightly from what was known before.” ~~ Robert Oppenheimer

Filed under: Knowledge,  Robert Oppenheimer

“If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness.” ~~ Carl Rogers

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~~ Joseph Addison

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“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

Filed under: Character,  J. K. Rowling,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Limits,  Teaching,  Wisdom

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” ~~ Chinese proverb

Filed under: Chinese Proverbs,  Dreams,  Education,  Knowledge

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” ~~   Benjamin Franklin


“It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.” ~~ Jane Hamilton

Filed under: Jane Hamilton,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Life,  Reading