Unschooling memes for the week 24

albert_einstein_unschooling_memeEducation is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. – Albert Einstein.

seneca_unschooling_memeAs long as you live, keep learning how to live. – Seneca.

henry_ford_unschooling_memeFailure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford.

john_holt_unschooling_memeIf we continually try to force a child to do what he’s afraid to do, he’ll become more timid and will use his brains and energy not to explore the unknown but to find ways to avoid the pressure we put on him. – John Holt.

plato_unschooling_memeDo not train children to learn by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of genius of each. – Plato.

gandhi_unschooling_memeLive as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if were to live forever. Gandhi.

simone_neil_unschooling_memeThe joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing in running. – Simone Neil.


Wherever I look I see signs of the commandment to honor one’s parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child. – Alice Miller.

john_taylor_gatto_unschooling_memeBy preventing a free market in education, a handful of social engineers – backed from the industries that profit from compulsory schooling: teacher colleges, textbook publishers, material suppliers, et al. – has ensured most of our children will not have an education, even though they may be thoroughly schooled. – John Taylor Gatto.

john_taylor_gatto_unschooling_memeWhen you take the freewill out of education, it turns into schooling. – John Taylor Gatto.

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