Here are some famous quotes about education.
Do any of them make you sit up and think?
Some of the students I've taught started as beginners, i.e learning how to say who they are and counting from 1-10 and ended up being able fly to the USA and negotiate a deal that both parties were happy with.
Anyway, read on....
- Education is...
- One of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
- William Lowe Bryan (1860�1955) 10th president of Indiana University (1902 to 1937).
- Hanging around until you've caught on.
- Robert Lee Frost (1874-1963) American poet.
- One of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
- Bertrand A. Russell (1872-1970) English philosopher, mathematician, and writer.
- Man's going forward from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.
- Kenneth G. Johnson (1922-2002) American educator, semanticist.
- A form of self-delusion.
- Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American author, editor and printer.
- [A process] which makes one rogue cleverer than another.
- Oscar Wilde (1856-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
- [Education] consists mainly in what we have unlearned.
- Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer.
- Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.
- George Savile, Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695) English statesman and author.
- Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
- Will Durant (1885-1981) U.S. author and historian.
PS. You can answer in English or German.