There is a danger of starting high school on auto-pilot. Simply going to school because that is what we are supposed to do. Because that is what we have done all our lives …

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived …

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A talk delivered in 2006: Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity …

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I’m not a schizophrenic, nor do I take hallucinogens, but certain images do shimmer for me. Look hard enough, and you can’t miss the shimmer. It’s there. You can’t think too much about these …

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I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it–Pablo Picasso

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think—rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men–John Dewey

It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning–Claude Bernard

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever–Gandhi

 

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young–Henry Ford