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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.
Native American saying

“The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worh knowing.”
Oscar Wilde

“What a man does not understand, he does not possess.”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.”
Anton Checkov

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
Albert Einstein

“There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.”
Charles F. Kettering (American inventor)


Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
Mary Ellen Chase

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith

Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
Carol Nelson

In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!'
Dave Barry, "Christmas Shopping: A Survivor's Guide"

Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.
Author Unknown

I do like Christmas on the whole.... In its clumsy way, it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year.
E.M. Forster

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
Erma Bombeck,I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression

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