"By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Roger Ascham on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Roger Ascham on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Roger Ascham on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Roger Ascham on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Roger Ascham on Mark Twain
"There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise."
"Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty."
"Young children were sooner allured by love, than driven by beating, to attain good learning."
"Let the master praise him, and say, 'Here ye do well.' For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise."
"In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning."