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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Learning is more than the acquisition of the ability to think; it is the acquisition of many specialised abilities for thinking about a variety of things
The regular course was Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with; and then the different branches of Arithmetic - Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
If I know you're very good in music, I can predict with just about zero accuracy whether you're going to be good or bad in other things.
Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond, more or less adequately, to reality.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.