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2:05 AM

April 14, 2010

Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind.


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April 13, 2010

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.

-William Butler Yeats

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April 12, 2010

It is, in fact, nothing short a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom.

-Albert Einstein

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April 11, 2010

Children are born passionately eager to make as much sense as they can of things around them. If we attempt to control, manipulate, or divert this process...the independent scientist in the child disappears.

-John Holt

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April 10, 2010

This then is the first duty of an educator: to stir up life but leave it free to develop.

-Maria Montessori

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April 9, 2010

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

-Benjamin Franklin

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April 8, 2010

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.

-Horace Mann

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April 7, 2010

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

~Pablo Picasso

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April 6, 2010

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, bearding* every authority which stood in their way.

-Thomas Jefferson

*bearding=boldly confronting

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April 5, 2010

My education was interrupted only by my schooling.

-Winston Churchill

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