Quotes of the Day for 2 September 2003 – Education
I'm just about done with the back-to-school theme, but I've saved so many quotes on the subject I just have to go another couple of days. Does everyone have their shopping done? All the new pencils, binders, back packs, and clothes?
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
- Alan Simpson
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.
- Burrhus Frederick Skinner, 1904 - 1990
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things - the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
- Dr Samuel Johnson, 1709 - 1784
Education is too important to be left solely to the educators.
- Francis Keppel
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
- James A. Garfield, 1831 - 1881
Try not to have a good time, this is supposed to be educational.
- Charles Monroe Schulz, 1922 - 2000
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