„The important thing is how we know, not what or how much.“

Fonte: Aphorisms and Reflections (1901), p. 22

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„Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do than what we know about parenting.“

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„An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know, and it's knowing how to use the information once you get it.“

—  William Feather Publisher, Author 1889 - 1981

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„We know how to speak many falsehoods which resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.“

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We know to tell many fictions like to truths, and we know, when we will, to speak what is true.
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„An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know, and it's knowing how to use the information once you get it.“

—  Anatole France French writer 1844 - 1924

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