No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.— Assata Shakur
Special True Education quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
I hope the time is not far off when I shall be able to unite all the wise and educated men of all the countries and establish a uniform regime based on the principles of the Quran which alone are true and which alone can lead men to happiness.
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Every form of true education trains the student in self-reliance
True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
If teaching has any purpose, it is to implant true insight and responsibility.
Education must lead us from irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgement. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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.
The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.
Dreams do come true, but not without the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic, and the courage to lean in.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
"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."
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.
If young people had love, hope, true education, the arts, full and meaningful lives they won’t join gangs. My life since living the gang and drugs has been directed to making positive what it means to be Chicano, human, man, woman, and on how to draw out the imagination and creativity that all people have.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
A man's real education begins after he has left school.
True education is gained through the discipline of life.
A true teacher does not terrorize ignorant students, because a true teacher knows that it is his job to cure ignorance.
The true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice.
Not all men (and especially the wisest) share the opinion that it is bad for women to be educated. But it is very true that many foolish men have claimed this because it displeased them that women knew more than they did.
Once you've decided that something's absolutely true, you've closed your mind on it, and a closed mind doesn't go anywhere. Question everything. That's what education's all about.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discovers are among them, as comets amongst the stars.
To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school.
You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price day in and day out, you'll never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
Don't just read it; fight it! Ask your own question, look for your own examples, discover your own proofs. Is the hypothesis necessary? Is the converse true? ... Where does the proof use the hypothesis?
True education consists in the cultivation of the heart.
Every good educator knows that true teaching is to teach kids how to ask the right questions.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
The true aim of female education should be, not a development of one or two, but all the faculties of the human soul, because no perfect womanhood is developed by imperfect culture.
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.
True love has a habit of coming back.
True education is to learn how to think, not what to think.
If you know how to think, if you really have that capacity, then you are a free human being-free of dogmas, superstitions, ceremonies-and therefore you can find out what religion is.
The difference between stupid and intelligent people - and this is true whether or not they are well-educated - is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.
Too much credit is given to the end result.
The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!
The true end of education is not only to make the young learned, but to make them love learning; not only to make them industrious, but to make them love industry; not only to make them virtuous, but to make them love virtue; not only to make them just, but to make them hunger and thirst after justice.
We can't live true to our set of values unless American educational system is strong. I really believe that if we don't get that right we will not compete because we won't believe that our people can compete, and we'll turn inward. We won't lead. That will be bad for the world.