Saturday, May 9, 2009

***Memorable Quotes***

Knowledge begins with respect for the Lord, but fools hate wisdom and self control. - Proverbs 1:7

"I am much afraid that schools will prove to be great gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures,engraving them in the hearts of youth. I advise no one to place his child where the Scriptures do not reign paramount. Every institution in which men are not increasingly occupied with the Word of God must become corrupt." - Martin Luther (1483-1546)

"One of the most misleading phrases in our language is 'child's play.' We use it to suggest something that's easy to do, something trivial. But it's not - not by any means. When children play, they're working."-- Fred Rogers

Finally, brothers, whatever is true,
whatever is noble, whatever is right,
whatever is pure, whatever is lovely,
whatever is admirable--
if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--
think about such things.
Philippians 4:8

The next most important thing to me is to create kids who think for themselves and think outside the box!

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality. – Beatrix Potter (1866-1943)

I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas. - Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain (1835-1910)

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn... and change. – Carl R. Rogers (1902-1987)

Anyone can memorize facts and figures.
The real way to learn anything is to go experience it and let your curiosity lead you.
Who's ready to learn?..
.Man in the Big Yellow Hat -- Curious George The Movie 2006

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. – Malcolm S. Forbes (1847-1904)

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

A School is a building...
Education is wherever we are.

Another thing that is important to me is to teach my children in a way that will making learning a joyful experience!

Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire." W. B. Yeats (1865-1939)

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. – Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC)

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. - John W. Gardner (1912-2002)

Developing a great relationship between my kids and myself is also of paramount importance to me!

The secret of education is respecting the pupil. – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing. – Madeline Hunter (1916-1994)

With great power, there must also come great responsibility. - Spiderman (1962)

I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“A student…that is fully trained will be like his teacher.” Luke 6:40

You can use most any measure when you're speaking of success. You can measure it in fancy homes, expensive car or dress. But the measure of your real success is one you cannot spend -- It's the way your child describes you when talking to a friend. Martin Buxbaum

I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education
which I received from my mother.

--George Washington 1732-1799

One final goal I have is to grow my children to be lifetime learner's!

Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

The best educated human being is the one who understands most about the life in which he is placed. – Helen Keller (1880-1968)

The one real goal of education is to leave a person asking questions. – Max Beerhohm

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. – Mark Twain (1835-1910)

One's work may be finished some day, but one's education never. – Alexander Dumas (1802-1870)

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. - Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. – B. F. Skinner (1904-1990)

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.

George Savile, Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695) English statesman and author.

Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

Last but not least I want my kids to have a well balanced education so they can go out into the world and impact it for Christ teaching others what they have learned.

And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation."
Mark 16:15

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:32

Only the educated are free. – Epictetus (55 A.D. - 135 A.D.)

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