Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.— Noam Chomsky
Delicious School Education quotations
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Don't let anyone tell you that standardized tests are not accurate measures.
The truth of the matter is they offer a remarkably precise method for gauging the size of the houses near the school where the test was administered.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.
Educators need to know what happens in the world of the children with whom they work. They need to know the universe of their dreams, the language with which they skillfully defend themselves from the aggressiveness of their world, what they know independently of the school, and how they know it.
The most important day of a person's education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Don't let schooling interfere with your education.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Imagine a world where children were fed tasty and nutritious, real food at school from the age of 4 to 18. A world where every child was educated about how amazing food is, where it comes from, how it affects the body and how it can save their lives.
If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.
Don't be afraid to ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don't know something, and to learn something new.
If we were to remove the Bible from public schools we would be wasting so much time punishing crimes and taking so little pains to prevent them.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.
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.
we must go on fighting for basic education for all, but also emphasize the importance of the content of education. We have to make sure that sectarian schooling does not convert education into a prison, rather than being a passport to the wide world.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high school.
I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice.
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
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.
I don't mind if I have to sit on the floor at school. All I want is education. And I'm afraid of no one.
Parents teach in the toughest school in the world - The School for Making People. You are the board of education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Of all the joyous motives of school life, the love of knowledge is the only abiding one; the only one which determines the scale, so to speak, upon which the person will hereafter live.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
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.
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager.
What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine.
What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education.
They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.
For the sole true end of education is simply this: to teach men how to learn for themselves; and whatever instruction fails to do this is effort spent in vain.
It is absurd and anti-life to be part of a system that compels you to listen to a stranger reading poetry when you want to learn to construct buildings, or to sit with a stranger discussing the construction of buildings when you want to read poetry.