The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.— Carl Rogers
Revolutionary Spiritual Education quotations
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The most damaging phrase in the language is: 'It's always been done that way.'
It seems that our brave new world is becoming less tolerant, spiritual and educated than it ever was when I was young.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.
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.
A customer is the most important visitor on our premises.
He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking
True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values.
Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.
There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
The aim of education is to guide young persons in the process through which they shape themselves as human persons-armed with knowledge, strength of judgment, and moral virtues-while at the same time conveying to them the spiritual heritage of the nation and the civilization in which they are involved.
Education is a life; that life is sustained on ideas; ideas are of spiritual origin, and that we get them chiefly as we convey them to one another. The duty of parents is to sustain a child's inner life with ideas as they sustain his body with food.
If education recognizes the intrinsic value of the child's personality and provides an environment suited to spiritual growth, we have the revelation of an entirely new child whose astonishing characteristics can eventually contribute to the betterment of the world.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking;
it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.
I lived in a project and...didn't have a good education. But...I'd listen to the preacher, who said that God would show me the way. Everything starts from that confidence.
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts;
differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
Journeys at youth are part of the education; but at maturity, are part of the experience.
Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge.
Art is the more spiritual side of education that really does saves lives and makes amazing individuals.
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.
Sex education, including its spiritual aspects, should be part of a broad health and moral education from kindergarten through grade twelve, ideally carried out harmoniously by parents and teachers.
Together with worldly education, you have to cultivate the human values and undertake spiritual discipline.
The world is in great need of more music education.
When students play music, it allows a part of their artistic mind to express itself, which is very important in helping to balance a child intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Everyone gets a spiritual formation. It's like education. Everyone gets an education; it's just a matter of which one you get.
And now, advice for beginning mystics.
Be sober, be intelligent, be educated, rely on the tangible reality as long as you can. Remember that the act of writing is a tiny part of a bigger something. Defend the value of the spiritual experience and if somebody tells you it's an old fashioned notion, laugh loudly and serenely.
The heart is always right - if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart - because mind is a creation of society. It has been educated. You have been given it by society, not by existence. The heart is unpolluted.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
I think you can't really escape any kind of spiritual education as a child, whether it's New Age or Judaism or Buddhism or whatever it is. You can't escape it, even if you completely disagree with it, you still have it as a foundation that you base things off of.
True knowledge is that which establishes harmony and synthesis between ience on the one hand and spirituality and ethics on the other.
Cathedrals are built with pennies of the faithful.
A great opera house also is a spiritual center, a temple of sorts, where many gather together for recreation, education, and inspiration - a blessed trinity worthy of public support.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
God was pitched out of forced schooling on his ear after WWII.
This wasn't because of any constitutional proscription-there was none that anyone had been able to find in over a century and a half-but because the political state and corporate economy considered the Western spiritual tradition too dangerous a competitor. And it is.
Earn the respect and confidence of your children through your loving relationship with them. A righteous father protects his children with his time and presence in their social, educational, and spiritual activities and responsibilities.
Liberty is the prevention of control by others.
This requires self-control and, therefore, religious and spiritual influences; education, knowledge, well-being.
To teach is to color a life forever.
It is essential to practice spiritual disciplines along with academic studies.
The factor stringing together individuals, society and nature is missing from today's educational system. That factor is spiritual values.
Spiritual education is not a distinct and separate discipline;
it is part and parcel of all types and levels of education, In fact, it is the very foundation on which a lasting edifice can be built.
I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education.
But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided.
I think it is time we learned the lesson of our century: that the progress of the human spirit must keep pace with technological and scientific progress, or that spirit will die. It is incumbent on our educators to remember this; and music is at the top of the spiritual must list. When the study of the arts leads to the adoration of the formula (heaven forbid), we shall be lost. But as long as we insist on maintaining artistic vitality, we are able to hope in man