The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.— Michelangelo
Most Powerful Highly Educated quotations
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy.
Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry.
We live in a society that penalizes highly creative individuals for their non-conformist autonomy. This makes the teaching of problem solving in design both discouraging and difficult. A...student (has) massive blocks against new ways of thinking, engendered by some 16 years of mis-education.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
One of the best investments we can make in a child’s life is high-quality early education.
There are some forms of stupidity that one must be highly intelligent and educated to achieve.
We have taken a major step forward in providing a new high quality education facility at Longbridge. Not only will the new Bournville College shape Birmingham's learning environment, it will also form the first phase of the new Longbridge town centre and, therefore, represents a milestone in a new future for Longbridge.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
The educational system should be a sieve, through which all the children of a country are passed. It is highly desirable that no child escape inspection.
Bhutto represents everything the fundamentalists hate - a powerful, highly-educated woman operating in a man's world, seemingly unafraid to voice her independent views and, indeed, seemingly unafraid of anything, including the very real possibility that one day someone might succeed in killing her because of who she is.
The successful teacher is no longer on a height, pumping knowledge at high pressure into passive receptacles.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
If you want to prevent abortions, you make sure everyone has health care, a high school education and birth control. Not the exact opposite.
It’s about, when did it make sense to say one size fits everybody? It never ever ever made sense to do that, and yet we’re still selling education the same way we sold it when you and I were in high school.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
I don't believe in colleges and universities.
I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.
The achievement of high universal literacy is the key to all other fundamental improvements in American education.
The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education.
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.
It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them.
All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise.
We ought to increase legal immigration for our country's advantage.
The high-tech world we are now dominating is dependent on educated folks, but we're short...of workers. It is to our nation's advantage to encourage high-powered, smart people to come into our country.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
The first and foremost duty of the high school in teaching mathematics is to emphasize methodical work in problem solving...The teacher who wishes to serve equally all his students, future users and nonusers of mathematics, should teach problem solving so that it is about one-third mathematics and two-thirds common sense.
We believe that no matter where you live - whether a village in Punjab or the bylanes of Chandni Chowk, an old section of Kolkata or a new high-rise in Bangalore - every person deserves the same chance to live in security and dignity, to get an education, to find work, and to give their children a better future.
High bankruptcy rates, increased credit card debt, and identity theft make it imperative that all of us take an active role in providing financial and economic education during all stages of one's life.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
My brother was a year younger than I am and he was never in the home with me hardly at all, ... My mom had to take him to every school there possibly was to get him some education. He ended up first in Columbus, Ohio, for grade school, then went to a high school for the deaf and Galludet in Washington.
I didn't go to high school, and I didn't go to grade school either.
Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability.
To teach is to color a life forever.
The present syllabus in our high schools corresponds almost exactly to what was known in 1640.
What science can there be more noble, more excellent, more useful for men, more admirably high and demonstrative, than this of mathematics?
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Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.
Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money-in that order;
it is a process, a never-ending one.
Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants.
The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence.
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.
Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.