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Education is bitter but the fruit is sweet.

- Agustin Marissa

unlearned. - Mark Twain To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees. - Munshi Premchand Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Too many of our children cannot read. Reading is the building block, and it must be the foundation for education reform. - President George W. Bush (2001) Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper. - Robert Frost Taking an interest in what students are thinking and doing is often as much more powerful form of encouragement than praise. - Robert Martin The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure. - Sydney Harris Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - W. B. Yeats The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. - Wendell Phillips Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills. - Alan Greenspan Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. - Aristippus We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B. F. Skinner When the student is ready, the master appears. - Buddhist Proverb The problem facing a comprehender is analogous to the problem that a detective faces when trying to solve a crime. In both cases there is a set of clues. - David E. Rumelhart, "Understanding Reading Comprehension" Education is a vaccine for violence. - Edward James Olmos
What a school thinks about its library is a measure of

what it thinks about education.


- Harold Howe, former U.S. Commissioner of Education

It is important that students bring a certain

ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
- Jacob Bronowski

To teach is to learn twice.


- Joseph Joubert

Fluency is important because it provides a bridge

between word recognition and comprehension.


- Kelly L. Briggs, "Reading in the Classroom" (2003)

When separated, flour, salt, yeast and water do not posess the unique poperties of bread. - Lyndon W. Seaross and John E. Readence Education consists mainly of what we have