Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.— Albert Einstein
Scandalous Great Educational quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Thought breeds thought; children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education.
Music can change the world.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ!
Nations will march towards the apex of their greatness at the same pace as their education. Nations will soar if their education soars; they will regress if it regresses. Nations will fall and sink in darkness if education is corrupted or completely abandoned
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.
Education must be a great equaliser in our society.
It must be the tool to level the differences that our various social systems have created over the past thousands of years.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct;
they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
The virtuosos look to the students of the world to do their share in the education of the great musical public. Do not waste your time with music that is trite or ignoble. Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Saharas of musical trash.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Every great person educates themselves.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
To those of us who often procrastinate on the decision we feel intimidated by lack of education or any area of weakness. I relieve you with this statement: It is not how much you know that arms you with the tools of great decision making, but rather how much you ask. Ask questions.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
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.
Sometimes the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effective means of limiting Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.
Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet. Let your greatness educate the crude and cold companion.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.
I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria - when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.
Customer satisfaction is worthless. Customer loyalty is priceless.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
Why are numbers beautiful? It’s like asking why is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don’t see why, someone can’t tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren’t beautiful, nothing is.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Whether we like it or not, we have all been born into this world as part of one great human family. Rich or poor, educated or uneducated, belonging to one nation or another, to one religion or another, adhering to this ideology or that, ultimately each of is just a human being like everyone else. We all desire happiness and do not want suffering.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.