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Biography - William Butler Yeats:

Irish poet and dramatist. Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.
Born: 1865 - Died: 1939
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Ireland

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



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



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Eduquer ce n'est pas remplir un vase, c'est allumer un feu.

German
Bildung ist nicht das Füllen eines Eimers, sondern das Anzünden eines Feuers.




See also 

See also...



It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Education is another sun to those who are educated.

One must never let the fire go out in one's soul but keep it burning.




Quotes for: education


Quotes

Quotes about education:


Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.





Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.





All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.





Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.





It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.











Quotes

William Butler Yeats also said...


Oh that so many pitchers of rough clay
Should prosper and the porcelain break in two!













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