Education is a big deal, it shapes who we are in so many ways but life isn’t black and white and especially not in this case. School can be a tough, unforgiving, and downright cruel environment.
Here are our favorite quotes about schooling that will make you think about learning differently.
“Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”
– Rabindranath Tagore
“I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.”
– Ray Bradbury
“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?”
– Erich Fromm
“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cute flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.”
– John W. Gardner
“No man who worships education got the best out of education . . . without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.”
– Gilbert K. Chesterton
“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
– Peter Drucker