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. — Theodore Roosevelt
“I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.”
- Ray Bradbury
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
- Bertrand Russell
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cab driver. Then they would really be educated.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself to do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think–rather than to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other people.
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.
The NH legislature over rode Governor Lynch’s veto, a law that now allows any parent of child in a NH public school, to request the way the student(s) are taught.
In what is now a law in the Granite State, through a veto override last week, parents can object to any part of a public school cirriculum and have it replaced for their child. Perhaps born of a Tea Party nod to home schooling, it’s really an attempt to turn public education into anarchy. Read more…
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
I’ve posted something similar to this, but this post has a lot more to it.
via The BigotBasher