On Education ...
** Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds (Plato)
** After you understand about the sun and the stars and the rotation of the earth, you may still miss the radiance of the sunset (Alfred North Whitehead)
** Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results (John Dewey)
** It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts … it is to teach them to think (Robert Hutchins)
** Only the educated are free (Epictetus)
** It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education (Albert Einstein)
On God ...
** Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of God (St Jerome)
On Life ...
** Those who tell the truth, love you. Those who tell you what you want to hear, love themselves (Mother Angelica)
** Love me when I least deserve it ... because it's then that I most need it (Chinese proverb)
On Parenting ...
** Children learn to smile from their parents (Shinicki Suzuki)