Quotable Sunday

Sunday, September 6, 2009

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Abraham Lincoln:
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

African proverb:
It takes a village to raise a child.

Albert Einstein:
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.

Albert Einstein:
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Alvin Toffler:
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Anatole France:
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

Anatole France:
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards

Anna Garlin Spencer :
The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else.

Anne Frank:
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.

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Jennifer said...

Fantastic quotes. I adore Albert Einstein and this is one of my favourite quotes by him:
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."

Happy Sunday!

Aimee said...

Love those Einstein Quotes!

LT said...

All great quotes today! I love:
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
A good one as a parent to remember!

Christine aka LiveLaughLoveCj said...

I enjoyed your quotes today, this was my favorite:

Anne Frank:
"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."

First I love all things Anne Frank, second, it is true enough.

Happy Sunday

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Great quote choices, Melissa! My favorite is:

Alvin Toffler:
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

And actually, I love this one, too:

Anne Frank:
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.

Hope you're enjoying your weekend! :)

Martha in PA said...

Great quotes. Happy Quotable Sunday!

My fav
Anatole France:
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

My QS

mimi said...

I love Abe Lincoln "It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education"....how true!

Melissa said...

Thanks for sharing all these! My favorite one is Anatole France:
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
Wonderfully encouraging!

The Redhead Riter said...

LOL "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."

My mom needs to learn that one...LOL

sheila said...

Anne Frank.
What a wise young lady she was.

sheila said...

Anne Frank has some really incredible quotes!

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