Love of Learning is the Most Important Lesson

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should have the opportunity of teaching itself. What does it matter if the pupil know a little more or a little less? A boy who leaves school knowing much, but hating his lessons, will soon have forgotten all he ever learned; while another who had acquired a thirst for knowledge, even if he had learned little, would soon teach himself more than the first ever knew.


A pupil who does well, but hates learning, will lose all they have learned.

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 The pleasures of life
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Lubbock , Sir John (1893), The pleasures of life, Retrieved on 2012-06-11
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