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Quotes in 'maths' and 'education'

A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.... Leo Tolstoy

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.... Mark Twain

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.... John von Neumann

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.... Albert Einstein

Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe.... Galileo

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.... Bertrand Russell

Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.... Mark Twain

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.... Will Durant

Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.... John Ruskin

Without education, we are in horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.... G.K. Chesterton

There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person..... G.K. Chesterton

Lessons are not given, they are taken.... Cesare Pavese

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.... Benjamin Disraeli

I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.... Albert Einstein

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.... Galileo

Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be.... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.... Samuel Johnson

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.... Chinese Proverb

For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn.... W. C. Sellar

The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual.... Seneca

Some people will never learn anything because they understand everything too soon.... Alexander Pope

He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.... Danish Proverb

A finished person is a boring person.... Anna Quindlen

You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you.... W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor's Edge, 1943

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.... Aristotle

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.... Thomas H. Huxley

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.... Pablo Picasso

By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.... Latin Proverb

One thing is clear to me. You can't know everything you'd like to know. You can't do everything you'd like to do. You can't read everything you'd like to read. You must hold onto some things and let go of others. Learning to make that choice is one of the big lessons of this life.... Real Live Preacher

Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.... Winston Churchill

I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.... Groucho Marx

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master....
Leonardo da Vinci

Five out of four people have problems with fractions.... Anonymous

There are only 10 types of people in the world; those who understand binary and those who don't.... Anonymous

There are three types of people in this world: the ones who can count, and those who can't.... Anonymous

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