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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:17 PM by admin

"The authority of those who teach is very often a hindrance to those who wish to learn."

- Cicero

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:16 PM by admin

"Nobody grew taller by being measured."

- Philip Gammage, professor of early childhood education

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:15 PM by admin

"My teachers could have been Jesse James for all the time they stole from me."

- Natalie Goldberg

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:14 PM by admin

"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 Brownowski, British mathematician and biologist

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:13 PM by admin

"When you take the free will out of education, that turns it into schooling."

- John Taylor Gatto

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:11 PM by admin

"My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects."

- Robert Maynard Hutchins

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:11 PM by admin

"The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things."

- Plato

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:10 PM by admin

"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."

- Daniel J. Boorstin, historian

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:10 PM by admin

"My grandmother wanted me to have an education, so she kept me out of school."

- Margaret Mead

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Posted on May 01, 2010 - 03:09 PM by admin

"I am 39 years old, and I still wake up every morning really excited I don't have to go to school."

- Sarah Silverman

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