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Reading is pleasure

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.“ – Albert Einstein

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.“ – William Haley

“Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.” – Zen proverb

“Teaching is the royal road to learning.” – Jessamyn West

“A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.” – Unknown

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne

“If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.” – Leo Buscaglia

“You will not reap the fruit of individuality in your children if you clone their education.” –  Marilyn Howshall 

“The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self-control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home.” –  David O. McKay

“More of family and less of school, more of parents and less of peers, more creative freedom and less formal lessons.” –  Raymond S. Moore

“Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom.” –  Quinn Cummings

“The status quo was rote memorization and recitation in classrooms thronged with passive children who were sternly disciplined when they expressed individual needs.” –  David Guterson

“My aim in homeschooling is to give my children the ability to be an adult learner, a skill set that will last the rest of their lives.” –  Nancy Pearcey

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.“ – Bill Vaughan

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.“ – B.B. King

“Men and women must be educated, to a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.“ – Mary Wollstonecraft

“The ability to recognize opportunities and move in new – and sometimes unexpected – directions will benefit you no matter your interests or aspirations. A liberal arts education is designed to equip students for just such flexibility and imagination.“ – Drew Gilpin Faust

“Do not be guilty of possessing a library of learned books while lacking learning yourself.” –  Desiderius Erasmus

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” –  B. F. Skinner

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” –  C.S. Lewis

“Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.” –  Beverly Cleary

“Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else’s head instead of with one’s own.” –  Arthur Schopenhauer

“Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they’ll only see their narrow range reflected in it.” – Ben Okri

“No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.” – G.K. Chesterton

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.” – Peter Drucker

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” – Gloria Steinem

“If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.” – Desmond Bagley

“The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.” – William R. Inge

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.” – Bill Vaughan

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