“I never let my schooling interfere with my education .” “Everything has its limit – iron ore cannot be educated into gold.” “All schools, all colleges, have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge.”
Mark Twain once said: “Don’t let your boy’s schooling interfere with his education.” That’s just another way of saying that you can’t make a good man out of a boy simply by cramming his head full of Latin and Algebra.
― Mark Twain , What Is Man ? “Emperors, kings, artisians, peasens, big people—at the bottom we are all alike and all the same; all just alike on the inside, and when our clothes are off, nobody can tell which of us is which.”
“ Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.”
Mark Twain I.S. 239 – For the Gifted & Talented is a highly rated, public school located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 1,337 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.
1a : instruction in school : education. b : training, guidance, or discipline derived from experience.
Mark Twain > Quotes “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).” “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
When you fish for love , bait with your heart, not your brain. during the Following the Equator tour. True love is the only heart disease that is best left to “run on”–the only affection of the heart for which there is no help, and none desired. The course of free love never runs smooth.
Twain’s skepticism about religion lasted all of his life. He had a personal faith — he said he believed in God, attended church and donated money for the construction of a church. But he skewered religious hypocrisy wherever he found it.
Here they are: A bad workman always blames his tools. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. A cat has nine lives. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Actions speak louder than words. A drowning man will clutch at a straw. Adversity and loss make a man wise.
Do Your Best Quotes A problem is a chance for you to do your best . Always Do Your Best . I believe that in life, you have to give things your best shot, do your best . Perfection is impossible; just strive to do your best . Nobody can predict the future. If you work hard and you do your best , you can do anything. Do right.
Quotes about education and the power of learning An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Change is the end result of all true learning . – Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. –