Quotes: Education and Teaching

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"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." -- Edith Ann, [Lily Tomlin] "You teach best what you most need to learn." -- Richard David Bach A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. - Anonymous

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
- Anonymous
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. - John Ciardi
A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care. - Richard Pratt, Pacific Computer Weekly, 20 July 1990

"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils." -- (Louis) Hector Berlioz Academy: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) - The Devil's Dictionary, 1911
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. - Niels Bohr (1885-1962)
Education ... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - G. M. Trevelyan
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices. - Laurence J. Peter
An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less. - Nicholas Murray Butler
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it. - Jimmy Connors
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley
"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn."
-- John Cotton Dana
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence...
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