Friday, May 14, 2010

The Value of Education

 
"Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever".
~Mahatma Gandhi

"Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous".
~Confucius

"Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival".
~W. Edwards Deming

Photo of students in the library at one of the capital’s premier universities.

4 comments:

sebi_2569 May 15, 2010 at 9:58 AM  

interesant blog; and beautiful photo; congratulation

Guyana-Gyal May 15, 2010 at 1:53 PM  

Here in Guyana now, education is only about passing exams. Children with many passes leave school without much of an imagination.

Once they finish university, that's it, they know only what's in their field of study.

'Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave' doesn't mean much to them, I guess.

Leif Hagen May 18, 2010 at 1:03 AM  

I feel like I'm sitting there studying with them. Fun to catch up on your blog - I've been too busy to look lately!

AbuDhabiDailyPhotograph May 27, 2010 at 1:17 AM  

Hey Leif! Welcome back. Too busy? Doing what?

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