We have taken so much from your culture, I wish you had taken something from ours...For there were some beautiful and good things within it. Perhaps now that the time has come, We are fearful that what you take will be lost.... I shall grab the instruments of the white man's success: His education, his skills, and society.— Chief Dan George
Memorable Good Education quotations
Education is learning to grow, learning what to grow toward, learning what is good and bad, learning what is desirable and undesirable, learning what to choose and what not to choose.
You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day.
A well organized education should not be one which prepares students for a good remuneration alone. It should be one that can help and guide them towards acquiring clear thinking, a fruitful mind, and an elevated spirit.
Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
I admire the good samaritan, but I don't want to be one.
I don't want to spend my life picking up people by the side of the road after they have been beaten up and robbed.I want to change the Jericho road, so that everybody has an opportunity for a job, education, security, health.
Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It's about being educated.
But how shall we educate men to goodness, to a sense of one another, to a love of truth? And more urgently, how shall we do this in a bad time?
If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them.
Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager.
The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
I must say I find television very educational.
The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. ANOTHER VERSION I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. ANOTHER VERSION I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
I regard monotheism as the greatest disaster ever to befall the human race.
I see no good in Judaism, Christianity, or Islam - good people, yes, but any religion based on a single, well, frenzied and virulent god, is not as useful to the human race as, say, Confucianism, which is not a religion but an ethical and educational system.
"The true essence of humankind is kindness.
There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one's existence, to have a good heart."
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
Dreams do come true, but not without the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic, and the courage to lean in.
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
I am firm in my belief that a teacher lives on and on through his students.
Good teaching is forever and the and the teacher is immortal.
No one is born a good citizen or a good democrat or a good leader; it takes time and education.
Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.
The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time.
The Indian youth needs to be empowered, and it can be done through good education and vocational training.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
The most important thing in your life is your health and your body.
You can have all the education and you can have millions of dollars in the bank, but if you've got headaches every day, if you're fat and you are out of shape - what good is your money? Your health account and your bank account, build them both up!
I will point ye out the right path of a virtuous and noble Education;
laborious indeed at first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect, and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming.
Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping.
I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.
At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security.
If I had to design a mechanism for the express purpose of destroying a child's natural curiosity and love of pattern-making, I couldn't possibly do as good a job as is currently being done-I simply wouldn't have the imagination to come up with the kind of senseless, soul-crushing ideas that constitute contemporary mathematics education.