Quote 9 - 5 - 12

don_socalSeptember 5, 2012

Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.

Dennis Gabor

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

Galileo Galilei

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.

Galileo Galilei

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Good ones, I particularly like the ones by Galileo.
If our education system would work more on teaching children how to learn, rather than fill them full of "facts", they would be so much more educated.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 7:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mrobbins(6b - Brooklyn)

I like these, Don. If our only obstacle now is our own nature, we sure have our work cut out for us.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 2:19PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

---and in dicovering something new for themselves, the joy of that new knowledge brings chlid-like wonder to what might have been just another ordinary day---

Really like that one, Bro!

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 9:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Three great quotes, but man always has been his own worst enemy and now more than ever pulls the rug right out from under himself.
I don't think that kids learn as much as we did by rote, but they are so much distracted that they don't want to spend the time to learn by themselves.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2012 at 8:29AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Butterfly Conservatory in Key West
Lots of photo opportunities at this place. I don't...
jim_1 Zone 5B Illinois
Remembering Mitzi
My step-mother had a sister named Lyle. A real free...
Quotes 2 - 17 - 15
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one...
Photos from my recent cruise.
Coral World in St. Thomas. My first time there was...
jim_1 Zone 5B Illinois
How is your "Cold?"
Right now with the sun shinning and not a cloud in...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™