“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~~   Groucho Marx

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“You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird… So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing — that’s what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti


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

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“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

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“You can educate a fool, but you cannot make him think.” ~~ The Talmud

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

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“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson


“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

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“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” ~~ Anatole France

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