Quotations on Thinking

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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”

                                                                     Plutarch

 

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“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.”

                                                                   Christopher Hitchens

 

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”

                                                                   Voltaire

 

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“A population that asks questions and analyzes deeply is the mark of an educated and free society; a citizenry that accepts blindly and embraces willful ignorance is the material for a dictatorship.”

                                                                 Charles F. French

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Quotations on Education

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“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

                                                                      Margaret Mead

 

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“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”

                                                                     Thomas Paine

 

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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”

                                                                     Plutarch