If you want happiness for a lifetime, help the next generation.
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern,
but impossible to enslave.
Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.
Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember.
Involve me, and I'll understand.
—Native American saying
What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.
If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all
generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present
in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.
—Thich Nhat Hanh
Instruction ends in the school room, but education ends only with life.
—Frederick W. Robertson
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory,
or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between
what you know and what you don't.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always
turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious,
mendacious, just dead wrong.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation,
it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
—Charles M. Schulz
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Whoever teaches his son, teaches not alone his son but also his son's son,
and so on to the end of generations.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
—Anthony J. D'Angelo
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time
that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have
anything to do with it.
—Dr. Haim Ginott
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
—William Butler Yeats
Thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shalt be called,
the repairer of the breach, the restorer of paths to dwell in.
—Isaiah 58:12 (KJV)
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
—Gilbert K. Chesterton
The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.
—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing
your temper or your self-confidence.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the
younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted
leaves on the tree of life.