Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. —William Butler Yeats

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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

poet, Nobel Prize winner

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Sandor from Bay area AUGUST 20, 2017
The content of education is not as important as what a child may do with the contant. The info presented may ignite a spark that will not only use the contant but transand it into something that may be new. Inspiration from a good tutor can be this ignition point. The future is not yet set. We are all in the learning curve.

Ann from MO AUGUST 10, 2017
Getting ready for a new year....


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That thing that you do, after your day job, in your free time, too early in the morning, too late at night. That thing you read about, write about, think about, in fact fantasize about. That thing you do when you’re all alone and there’s no one to impress, nothing to prove, no money to be made, simply a passion to pursue. That’s it. That’s your thing. That’s your heart, your guide. That’s the thing you must, must do. —Jes Allen
The earth has music for those who listen. —George Santayana
Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it. —Sylvia Boorstein
One must care about a world one will not see. —Bertrand Russell
We need not think alike to love alike. —Francis David
The sign of a beautiful person is that they always see beauty in others. —Omar Suleiman
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination. —John Luther
Don't find the time to exercise, make the time to exercise. —Unknown
Health is the greatest of all possessions; a pale cobbler is better than a sick king. —Jonathan Swift
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. —Abigail Adams
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. —Meister Eckhart [Johannes Eckhart]
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 —Irish Proverb

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