Archived Quotes of the Week

"Good children's literature appeals not only to the child in the adult, but but to the adult in the child." -Anonymous

"Every day that we spend without learning, something is lost." -Ludwig van Beethoven

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited." -Plutarch

"The mark of an educated mind is to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." -Aristotle

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." -George Bernard Shaw

"The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss." -Douglas Adams

"A [person's] errors are... portals of discovery." -James Joyce

"The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil." -Ralph Waldo Emmerson