The human being is the most adaptable—that is to say, educable—of all living creatures.
I am convinced from experience that it is both normal and educable though not usually active in the large majority of people.
As to structure, human nature is undoubtedly the most plastic part of the living world, the most adaptable, the most educable.
Animals are educable in different degrees; but where they are educable they begin to profit by experience from the first.
In 1869 it was estimated that there were in the State 34,000 Negro children of educable age.
The learner could not possibly be educable, that is, susceptible of receiving instruction, unless he were able to think.
In other words, we are educable, the lower animals are not, or only within very narrow limits.