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I Attended A School For Emotionally Disturbed Teachers

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. – Woody Allen (born December 1, 1935) Heywood “Woody” Allen is an American playwright, comedian, filmmaker and actor. His career

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You Educate A Woman; You Educate A Generation

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ~Brigham Young (1801-1877)Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was … Continue reading

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You Can Never Be Overdressed Or Overeducated

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. He is famous for his novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, his plays and epigrams. Want to … Continue reading

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If You Want An Education, Go To The Library

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” ~Frank Zappa (1940-1993) Frank (Vincent) Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, and

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A child educated only at school is an uneducated child

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child”. ~George Santayana George Santayana was a philosopher, essayist, poet and novelist. Spanish-born, Santayana was raised and educated in the United States and

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The Roots of Education are Bitter but the Fruit is Sweet

“The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.” ~Aristotle (384-322 BC) Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist. His writings cover many subjects

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Children Must Be Taught How to Think, not What to Think

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” ~Margaret Mead (1901-1978) Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist, a pioneer of the feminist movement in America, an important popularizer of anthropology, and one of the most prominent … Continue reading

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I am not a Teacher, but an Awakener

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” -Robert Frost (1874-1963) These words belong to

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Intelligence Plus Character-that is the Goal of True Education

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the pivotal leaders of the American civil rights movement. King was a Baptist minister, one of the few

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A Famous Chinese Proverb About Language Learning

“To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world.” (Chinese proverb) In Chinese: Becoming fluent in a language that is not your native tongue offers numerous benefits and opportunities. 

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