Showing posts with label Education Quotes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Education Quotes. Show all posts
“I would like to have been examined in history, poetry and writing essays. The examiners, on the other hand, were partial to Latin and mathematics. And their will prevailed ... I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know.”Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) British prime minister
Examinations Quotes - Winston Churchill

Examinations Quotes - Winston Churchill

“I would like to have been examined in history, poetry and writing essays. The examiners, on the other hand, were partial to Latin and mathematics. And their will prevailed ... I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know.”Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) British prime minister
“'That's the reason they're called lessons,' the Gryphon remarked: 'because they lessen from day to day.'”Lewis Carroll (1832 – 98) English author and mathematician
Humor - Learning Quotes - Lewis Carroll

Humor - Learning Quotes - Lewis Carroll

“'That's the reason they're called lessons,' the Gryphon remarked: 'because they lessen from day to day.'”Lewis Carroll (1832 – 98) English author and mathematician
“Sometimes it seems the only accomplishment my education ever bestowed on me, the ability to think in quotations.”Margaret Drabble (b. 1939) English novelist
Quoting Quotes - Margaret Drabble

Quoting Quotes - Margaret Drabble

“Sometimes it seems the only accomplishment my education ever bestowed on me, the ability to think in quotations.”Margaret Drabble (b. 1939) English novelist
“Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.”Evelyn Waugh (1903 – 66) British satirist and novelist
Home in Prison Quotes - Evelyn Waugh

Home in Prison Quotes - Evelyn Waugh

“Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.”Evelyn Waugh (1903 – 66) British satirist and novelist