All kids have tremendous talents — and we squander them pretty ruthlessly.

Ken Robinson

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“How Schools Kill Creativity.” TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How Schools Kill Creativity." TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by creativity expert Ken Robinson means that children are gifted with extraordinary natural gifts and abilities; however, society does not properly value or cultivate these talents, and thus, they are wasted. The quote is from Robinson's 2006 TED Talk criticizing the mainstream educational system. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ken Robinson - How Schools Kill Creativity