Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down.— Joseph Stalin
Controversy Education And Freedom quotations
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
[The] type of education now prevailing all over the world is directed against human freedom. State-controlled education ... deprives people of their free choice, creativity and brilliance.
Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love, and send them forth in freedom.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins.” Benjamin Franklin
Freedom of conscience, of education, of speech, of assembly are among the very fundamentals of democracy and all of them would be nullified should freedom of the press ever be successfully challenged.
Schools have not necessarily much to do with education.
..they are mainly institutions of control where certain basic habits must be inculcated in the young. Education is quite different and has little place in school.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.
All of us in the academy and in the culture as a whole are called to renew our minds if we are to transform educational institutions-and society-so that the way we live, teach, and work can reflect our joy in cultural diversity, our passion for justice, and our love of freedom.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
The reason why I hated school so intensely [was that] it interfered with my freedom.
I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.
Women have a better chance to secure freedom and protect themselves from violence, from abuse, from injustice, if they are well-educated and know their rights.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Peace, to have meaning for many who have only known suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity.
Poverty is about low, self-esteem and a lack of role models and opportunities.
Without money, people resort to de-dignifying activities in order to support themselves. We free people through education and entrepreneurship. Freedom is self-determination, and you can't self-determine without understanding money and capitalism.
Some people are more talented than others.
Some are more educationally privileged than others. But we all have the capacity to be great. Greatness comes with recognizing that your potential is limited only by how you choose, how you use your freedom, how resolute you are, in short, by your attitude. And we are all free to choose our attitude.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
The american dream wasn't meant for me, cause lady liberty's a hypocrite she lied to me, promised me freedom,education, and equality never gave me nothing but slavery but now look at how dangerous you made me callin me a mad man because im strong and bold.
The foolish and the uneducated have little use for freedom. Only the educated are free.
Immigrants used to come to America seeking freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom from government. Now they come looking for free health care, free education, and a free lunch.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
I celebrate teaching that enables transgressions - a movement against and beyond boundaries. It is that movement which makes education the practice of freedom.
As we all learned from the sorry experience of state-sanctioned bureaucracies in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, decentralization in education is crucial to both freedom and excellence.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
The function of education has never been to free the mind and the spirit of man, but to bind them; and to the end that the mind and spirit of his children should never escape, Homo Sapiens has employed praise, ridicule, admonition, accusation, mutilation, and even torture to chain them to the culture pattern.
All of women's aspirations--whether for education, work, or any form of self-determination--ultimately rest on their ability to decide whether and when to bear children. For this reason, reproductive freedom has always been the most popular item in each of the successive feminist agendas--and the most heavily assaulted target of each backlash.
I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowlege among the people. no other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom, and happiness.
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
The influences that have lifted the race to a higher moral level are education, freedom, leisure, the humanizing tendency of a better-supplied and more interesting life. In a word, science and liberalism . . . have accomplished the very things for which religion claims the credit.
Prison itself is a tremendous education in the need for patience and perseverance. It is above all a test of one's commitment.
Social and cultural change, however desirable, should not be effected by the engines of national power. Let us, through persuasion and education, seek to improve institutions we deem defective. But let us, in doing so, respect the orderly processes of the law. Any other course enthrones tyrants and dooms freedom.
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.
The elimination of ignorance, of illiteracy.
.. and of needless inequalities in opportunities (is) to be seen as objectives that are valued for their own sake. They expand our freedom to lead the lives we have reason to value, and these elementary capabilities are of importance on their own
Freedom begins with what we teach our children.
That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools.
There are 4 billion cell phones in use today.
Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.
But the higher our standard of living, the higher our levels of education, the further people will look around. And we can see which level of openness other societies enjoy. We are no different - we too want more freedom. The question is: How much freedom will be allowed?
The more a government strives to curtail freedom of speech, the more obstinately is it resisted; not indeed by the avaricious, ... but by those whom good education, sound morality, and virtue have rendered more free.