Sans is the Scholar. My scholar-friends are treasures, patient and generous with their knowledge. I can ask them about The Odyssey, cell biology, Saint Albertus Magnus. They are repositories of knowledge, living libraries with colorful personalities and vivid opinions. Describing the Clerk, his pilgrim scholar, Chaucer builds to the famous line: “And gladly would he learn and gladly teach.” Once more, Chaucer nails it. That gladness is what makes the great scholar.
It was my teachers genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful.
average human brain to body ratio 1:40 cash award of a nobel prize 948,285 percentage of american adults who read a book in 2017 74% most digits of pi recited from memory 111,700 number of american who enter college each year 2,300,000
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think… They must be taught that many ways are open to them, no one sanctioned above its alternative, and that upon them and upon them alone lies the burden of choice.