Success makes life easier. It doesn’t make living easier.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
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"I would much rather go to my grave knowing I tried and failed at the think I love to do thank to know that I suffered and succeeded at the thing I hated." - Patrick Rhone [Source]
It turns out that what drives an economy is science, science, science, If you want to create jobs, spend on science. … It was right there for everyone to see with Tim Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web. Much of our postwar economic boom from 1945 to the present grew from quantum mechanics. We take it for granted when we take out our cell phone and charge the battery.
Robert M. Solow of MIT, who developed a raft of equations to analyze economic growth. Mr. Solow won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1987 for his pioneering work.
Source: Symmetry Magazine
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
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“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” - Marie Curie
There have been many measures taken to try to turn the educational system towards more control, more indoctrination, more vocational training, imposing a debt, which traps students and young people into a life of conformity… That’s the exact opposite of [what] traditionally comes out of The Enlightenment. And there’s a constant struggle between those. In the colleges, in the schools, do you train for passing tests, or do you train for creative inquiry?
Passing tests doesn’t begin to compare with searching and inquiring and pursuing topics that engage us and excite us. That’s far more significant than passing tests and, in fact, if that’s the kind of educational career you’re given the opportunity to pursue, you will remember what you discovered.
Best thing i’ve read all week. Sadly, 99.9 percent of the students in India are trained and optimised for passing the “TESTS and EXAMS.”
They are just vehemently discouraged from pursing their passions that are outside the “NORM.” Education should be all about prodding kids towards finding a deeper and sapid learning experience.
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.
People who are motivated on their own, I think, are always going to do better than people who are fed a diet of things.
Nate Silver in an Interview with the Harvard Business Review.
People who are driven by their own insatiable hunger to learn are the ones who make a difference in this world.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another without losing enthusiasm.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
What a great quote.
Providing Education is more than just shoving a bunch of facts down a student’s throat.