If the thirst for knowledge is kindled in the child, you cannot stop him from learning, he is going to learn anyway. But instead of kindling that, you are suppressing it, beating it down with your idea of what education is; because your idea of education is social status and money.
Additional information/ Source: Book: Inspire Your Child Inspire the World; page 6-7
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