Favorite One-Liners on Technology and Education
  1. A great man is he who has not lost the heart of a child. -- Mensius
  2. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. -- Lao-Tze
  3. A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak. -- Michael Garrett Marino
  4. A wise man is one who thinks before he speaks
  5. All learning begins with the simple phrase, "I don't know" -- Unknown
  6. All of life is a constant education. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  7. All that's different about me is that I still ask the questions most people stopped asking at age five. -- Albert Einstein
  8. An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind. -- Anatole France
  9. Belief gets in the way of learning. -- Robert Heinlein
  10. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. -- Confucious
  11. Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of society is not natural to mankind. -- Winston Churchill
  12. Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life. -- Alvin Toffler
  13. Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. -- Haim Ginott
  14. Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. -- Confucious
  15. Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
  16. Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him. - 18th century English proverb, collected in Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia (1732)
  17. Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. -- Mark Twain
  18. Education in a deepest sense has always been about doing rather than about knowing. -- Roger Shank
  19. Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college. -- Lilian Smith
  20. Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire. -- William Butler Yeats
  21. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another -- G.K. Chesterton
  22. Education is the best provision for old age. -- Aristotle
  23. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -- Nelson Mandela
  24. Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. -- B. F. Skinner
  25. For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we have to do them. -- Aristotle
  26. Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. -- Gail Godwin
  27. He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. -- M. C. Escher
  28. I do not much believe in education. Each man ought to be his own model, however frightful that may be. -- Albert Einstein
  29. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. -- Mark Twain
  30. I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. -- Abraham Lincoln
  31. If it's not growing, it's going to die. -- Michael Eisner
  32. If we could only learn to learn in time. -- Enrique Solari
  33. If you know, to recognize that you know, if you don't know, to realize that you don't know: That is knowledge. -- Confucious
  34. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. -- Emma Goldman
  35. In all the universe there is nothing more precious than mind. -- Arthur C. Clarke
  36. Integrated technology is aligned with the vision and goals of the organization. -- Learning Generation
  37. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. -- Theodore Roosevelt
  38. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. -- Aristotle
  39. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -- Albert Einstein
  40. Learn of the skilful; He that teaches himself hath a fool for his master. Benjamin Franklin
  41. Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. -- John F. Kennedy
  42. Life is finite, While knowledge is infinite. -- Zhuang Zi
  43. Never hesitate to ask a lesser person. -- Confucious
  44. Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another. -- Marva Collins
  45. Opportunities multiply as they are seized. -- Sun Tzu
  46. Schools have ignored the value of experience and chosen to teach by pouring in. -- John Dewey
  47. Schools in the future will be judged less because of the credentials that they bestow, and more because of the experiences that they offer. -- Roger Shank
  48. Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. -- Sun Tzu
  49. Teachers provide learning experiences and guide students through them.
  50. Teachers who use technology in their personal lives, use technology in their teaching. -- Learning Generation
  51. Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar. -- Bradley Miller
  52. Technology is at it's best when it serve as a catalyst for change. -- Learning Generation
  53. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -- Benjamin Franklin
  54. Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I'll remember. Involve me and I'll understand. -- Confucious
  55. Today's teachers, will prepare students for success in an information-based economy -- Learning Generation
  56. The art of our era is not art, but technology. Today Rembrandt is painting automobiles; Shakespeare is writing research reports; Michelangelo is designing more efficient bank lobbies -- Howard Sparks
  57. The billions invested to equip schools with modern computers and networks will not pay off unless future teachers use these technologies to improve learning. -- Tom Carrol
  58. The climb may be difficult, but the view from the top is gorgeous.
  59. The direction in which education starts a man, will determine his future life. -- Plato
  60. The most important ingredient in technology integration is teachers who care. -- Learning Generation
  61. The only source of knowledge is experience. -- Albert Einstein
  62. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. -- Aristotle
  63. Think, my brothers, Study and learn; Teach yourself foreign things, but never let go of who you are. - Poem by Shevchenko, a famous Ukrainian poet
  64. To learn and from time to time to apply what one has learned -- isn't that a pleasure? -- Analects 1:1 - Confucious
  65. True knowledge is when one knows the limitations of one's knowledge. -- Confucious
  66. Try not to become a person of success, but rather a person of value. -- Albert Einstein
  67. Upon the education of the people the fate of this country depends. -- Benjamin Disraeli
  68. We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. -- John Dewey
  69. We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. -- Thomas Edison
  70. We must become the change we want to see -- Mahatma Gandhi
  71. We should not only use all the brains we have, but all that we can borrow. -- Woodrow Wilson
  72. Well done, is better than well said. -- Benjamin Franklin
  73. When I think about all the crap I learned in high schoolit's a wonder I can think at all. -- Paul Simon
  74. Wiggling websites can't help people learn without meaningful content. -- Learning Generation
  75. Without going outside, you may know the whole world! -- Lao-Tze
  76. You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. -- Zig Ziglar
  77. You can't learn less. -- R. Buckminster Fuller
  78. You cannot solve current problems with current thinking. Current problems are the result of current thinking. -- Albert Einstein
  79. You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him discover it within himself. -- Galileo </ol> <br> <b>Designing Instruction</b> <ol>
  80. A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -- Douglas Adams
  81. Ability is of little account without opportunity. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
  82. After 20 years in educational technology, I have given up trying to think digitally. I now spend my time trying to understand how the digital generation thinks. -- Dan McCormack
  83. An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field. -- Niels Bohr
  84. Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. -- Andy Rooney
  85. Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil. -- Jerry Garcia
  86. Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education. -- Thomas Carlyle
  87. Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him. -- John Locke
  88. Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue. -- Giuseppe Garibaldi
  89. I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas. -- Albert Einstein
  90. Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them. -- Carl Schurz
  91. If it's not growing, it's going to die. -- Michael Eisner
  92. In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. -- Douglas Adams
  93. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. -- Theodore Roosevelt
  94. It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. -- Lena Horne
  95. Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste. -- Lucille Ball
  96. Learn to obey before you command. -- Solon
  97. Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  98. Never confuse motion with action. -- Ernest Hemingway
  99. Often you have to rely on intuition. -- Bill Gates
  100. Shovelware technologies designed to mimic poor teaching practices will not transform education. -- Learning Generation
  101. To learn and from time to time to apply what one has learned -- isn't that a pleasure? -- Analects 1:1 - Confucious
  102. Wagner's music is better than it sounds. -- Bill Nye
  103. Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail. -- Edward A. Navajo
  104. We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. -- John Dewey
  105. We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. -- Rudyard Kipling
  106. We would rather have one man or woman working with us than three merely working for us. -- J. Dabney Day
  107. Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem. -- Brian Aldiss
  108. You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. -- Margaret Thatcher
  109. You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -- Wayne Gretsky