Monday, May 02, 2005

School Quotes

The first idea that the child must acquire, in order to be actively disciplined, is that of the difference between good and evil; and the task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.  ~Maria Montessori The regular course was Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with; and then the different branches of Arithmetic - Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.  ~Lewis Carroll This school was on top of a hill so that God could see everything that went on.  It looked like a cross between a prison and a church and it was.  ~Quentin Crisp It doesn't make much difference what you study, as long as you don't like it.  ~Finley Peter Dunne It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term.  ~Mark Twain Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools


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