Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
Dean William R. Inge
The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.