March 20, 2008

Quotes Vol. 5

As always, if you know who said it and I don't have it credited, please let me know.
  1. The aim of education is to enable man to continue his learning.
  2. A college education seldom hurts a man if he's willing to learn a little something after he graduates.
  3. Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave. - John Ruskin
  4. Quite often when a man thinks his mind is getting broader it is only his conscience stretching.
  5. The purpose of education is to provide everyone with the opportunity to learn how best he may serve the world.
  6. The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
  7. Train your child in the way in which you know you should have gone yourself.
  8. Parenthood: that state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.
  9. A pat on the back helps develop character - if given often enough, early enough, and low enough.
  10. Only ask your child what he wants for dinner if he's buying. - Fran Lebowitz
  11. Any time a child can be seen but not heard, it's a shame to wake him.
  12. Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
  13. The school will teach children how to read, but the environment of the home must teach them what to read. The school can teach them ow to think, but the home must teach them how to behave.
  14. Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. - Gloria Steinem
  15. A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James
  16. An adopted baby is a wanted baby, which gives it an unfair advantage over a lot of other children.
  17. The only thing worse than being a bachelor is being a bachelor's son.
  18. Educate men without religion and you made of them but clever devils. - Duke of Wellington
  19. A university is a college that has ceased to care about its students.

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