FIRST THINGS FIRST.FIRST UNDERSTAND,THEN BE UNDERSTOOD.
Skillful teachers are learners- always a studentof teaching. Skillful teachers constantly reachout to colleagues with an assertive curiositythat says, I don’t know it all. No one does orever will, but I am always growing, adding tomy knowledge and skills and effectiveness.Joyce, Brown, & Peck
You must be thechange you wish tosee in the world. ~ Gandhi
A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand,essentially, is that the children repudiate their experience, and all that gives them sustenance, and enter a limbo in which they will no longer be black, and in which they know that they can never become white. Emery, 2000
Happiness is the only good. The time to be Happy is now. The place to be happy is here.The way to be happy is to make others so. Robert Ingersoll 1882
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach. Aristotle
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.Malcolm X
Education is not thefilling of a bucket,but the lighting of afire.W.B. Yeats
Five Pencil Lessons1. Everything you do will always leave a mark.2. You can always correct the mistakes you make.3. What is important is what is inside of you.4. In life, you will undergo painful sharpening, which will make you a better person.5. To be the best pencil, you must allow yourself to be held and guided by the hand that holds you.
It’s what you learnafter you know it all that counts. John Wooden
The simplest schoolboy is nowfamiliar with truths for which Archimedeswould have sacrificed his life.
Happiness keeps you sweet, trials keep you strong, sorrows keep you human, failureskeep you humble, success keeps you glowing, but only God keeps you going.
We have heard so far the voice of life on one small world only. But we have atlast begun to listen for other voices in the cosmic fugue. Carl Sagan
Education... has produced a vastpopulation able toread but unable todistinguish what is worth reading. G. M. Trevelyan
I would rather have one roseand a kind word from a friend while Im here than a whole truck load when Im gone.
It is a thousand timesbetter to havecommon sense withouteducation than tohave educationwithout commonsense.Robert Green Ingersoll
No one has yet realizedthe wealth of sympathy,the kindness andgenerosity hidden in thesoul of a child. Theeffort of every trueeducation should be tounlock that treasure. Emma Goldman
Look at a day when you are supremelysatisfied at the end. Its not a day whenyou lounge around doing nothing; itswhen youve had everything to do, andyouve done it.Margaret Thatcher
Parents forgivetheir children leastreadily for thefaults theythemselvesinstilled in them.Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits forthe river to run out before he crosses. Horace
A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin
Education is aprogressivediscovery ofour ownignorance. Will Durant
Education is anadmirable thing, butit is well toremember fromtime to time thatnothing that is worthknowing can betaught. Oscar Wilde
Educationspurpose is toreplace an emptymind with anopen one. Malcolm Forbes
If A is a success in life, then Aequals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. Albert Einstein
To live is therarest thing inthe world. Mostpeople exist,that is all.Oscar Wilde
I prefer the company of peasants becausethey have not been educated sufficiently toreason incorrectly. Michel de Montaigne
He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo
Education is thekey to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver
In the first place,God made idiots.That was forpractice. Then hemade school boards. Mark Twain
Men willinglybelieve whatthey wish. Gaius Julius Caesar
Would you not like totry all sorts of lives —one is so very small—but that is thesatisfaction of writing— one can impersonateso many people. Katherine Mansfield
Education is what survives when whatyou have learned has been forgotten. B.F. Skinner
The fact that we are human beings is infinitely moreimportant than all the peculiarities that distinguish human beings from one another. Simone de Beauvoir
Empty pockets never heldanyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. Norman Vincent Peale
To exist is to change, tochange is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. Henri Bergson
It is of practical value to learnto like yourself. Since youspend so much time withyourself, you might as well getsome satisfaction out of therelationship. Norman Vincent Peale
If you smile at me, I will understand. That is somethingeveryone does in the same language. Steven Stills
The well-meaning contention thatall ideas have equal merit seems tome little different from thedisastrous contention that no ideashave any merit. Carl Sagan
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.MLK Jr.
Stand up to obstaclesand do something aboutthem. You will find theyhaven’t half the strength you think they have. N.V. Peale
Give people morethan they expect and do it cheerfully.
There is no such thing as a neutral educational process. Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate theintegration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes a practice offreedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of the world. Paulo Friere
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understandanother’s beliefs, practices and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them. Joshua Liebman
Since when do you haveto agree with people todefend them frominjustice? Lillian Helman
There is always something to do. Thereare hungry people to feed, naked peopleto clothe, sick people to comfort and makewell. And while I dont expect you tosave the world I do think its not askingtoo much for you to love those with whomyou sleep, share the happiness of thosewhom you call friend, engage those amongyou who are visionary, and remove fromyour life those who offer you depression,despair, and disrespect. Nikki Giovanni
We are each of usangels with only onewing, and we can flyonly by embracingeach other. Luciano de Crescenzo
The world is moved not onlyby the mighty shoves of the heroes,but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller
Nobody grows old merely living a number of years.People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith, old as your doubts, young asyour self-confidence, old as your fears. In the centralplace in every heart is a recording chamber. As long as it receives messages of hope, cheer, and courage, you will never grow old. Ann Landers
The hottest places in hell are reserved forthose who in times of great moral crisis maintain their neutrality. Dante
There is nothing either good or badexcept that thinking makes it so. Shakespeare
Hugging is healthy: It helps our body’s immune system, it keeps you healthier, it cures depression, it reduces stress, it induces sleep, it’s invigorating, it’s rejuvenating, it has no unpleasant side effects, and hugging is nothing less than a miracle drug. Hugging is all natural: It is organic, naturally sweet, no pesticides, no preservatives, no artificial ingredients and 100 percent wholesome.Hugging is practically perfect: There are no movableparts, no batteries to wear out, no periodic checkups,low energy consumption, high energy yield, inflation proof, non-fattening, no monthly payments, no insurance premiums, theft-proof, nontaxable, non- polluting and , of course, fully returnable.
If we could shrink the earth’s population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all existing human ratios remaining the same, there would be:57 Asians, 8 Africans, and 21 Europeans (14 from theWestern Hemisphere)70 nonwhite, 30 white70 non Christian, 30 Christian50 % of the wealth would be in the hands of 6 people,all from the US.16 would speak English, and they would own 1/2 ofthe phones70 would be unable to read50 would suffer from malnutrition80 would live in substandard housing1 would have a college education
Nothing isreally lost. It’s just where itdoesn’t belong.
A man of quality isnever threatened by a woman seeking equality.
I’ve come to the frightening conclusion that Iam the decisive element in the classroom. It’smy personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather.As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power tomake a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can bea tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is MY response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de- escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized. Haim Ginott
What most of us need is morehorsepower and less exhaust.
For what doth Godrequire of thee, but to dojustly, to love mercy, andto walk humbly with thy God? Micah 6:8
It is from numberless diverse acts of courageand belief that human history is shaped.Each time a person stands up for an ideal, oracts to improve the lot of others, or strikesout against injustice, he sends forth a tinyripple of hope. Robert F. Kennedy
Leaders who foster collaboration search for integrative solutions. Infinding integrative solutions, you need to change people’s thinking from an either/or mentality to a positive perspective on working together. Kouzes and Posner
Much education today is monumentallyineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. John Gardner
Reading builds the educated andinformed electorate so vital to our democracy. Brad Henry
I would rather have one rose and a kindword from a friend while Im here than a whole truck load when Im gone.
Words are onlypainted fire; abook is the fireitself. Mark Twain
Do what you can withwhat you have whereyou are. Teddy Roosevelt
Of all the civil rights for which the world has struggled and fought for 5000 years, the right to learn is undoubtedly the most fundamental…and whatever we may think of the curtailment of other civil rights, we should fight to the last ditch to keep open the right tolearn, the right to have examined in our schools not only what we believe, but what we do not believe; not only what our leaders say, but what the leaders of other groups and nations, and the leaders of other centuries have said. W.E.B. Dubois
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience,and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.Harriet Tubman,American escaped slaveCivil War Soldier and Abolitionist1820-1913
I can’t deal with compromise. I keep nibbling at theultimate, and then I say, “OK,this is as close as you’re going to get.” Twyla Tharp
Racism is a grown-up disease.Let’s stop using children to spread it. Ruby Bridges
We cannot direct the wind,but we canadjust the sails.
If a man does not keep pacewith his companions, perhaps itis because he hears a differentdrummer. Let him step to themusic which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
May we walk withgraceAnd may the lightof the universeShine on our path.
The difference between the right wordand the almost right word is thedifference between lightning and alightning bug. Mark Twain
It is difficult to get a man to understandsomething when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair
A human being isnot attaining hisfull heights untilhe is educated.Horace Mann
You can only protect yourliberties in this world byprotecting the other man’sfreedom. You can only be freeif I am free. Clarence Darrow
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. Albert Einstein
We can never be sure that theopinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and ifwe were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. John Stewart Mill
Life is short but there isalways time forcourtesy. Ralph Waldo Emerson
In our language there is no word to say inferior or superiority or equality because we are equal, it’s a known fact. But life hasbecome very complicated since the newcomers came here. And how does your spirit react to it? It’s painful. You have to be strong to walk through the storm. I know I’m a bridge betweentwo worlds. All I ask is for people to wash their feet before they try to walk on me. Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki) 1982
We make a living by what we get;we make a life by what we give. Sir Winston Churchill
Do all the good you can,By all the means you can,In all the ways you can,In all the places you can,To all the people you can,As long as ever you can. John Wesley
Individual difference in learning is anobservable phenomenon which can be predicted, explained, and altered in a great variety of ways. In contrast, individual difference in learners…frequently obscures our efforts to deal directly with educational problems in that it [focuses on] the person of the learner rather than…the interaction between individuals and the educational and social environments in which they have been placed. Benjamin Bloom
If I could give you one thought, it would be to lift someone up. Lift a stranger up--lift her up. I would ask you, mother and father, brother and sister, lovers, mother and daughter, father andson, lift someone. The very idea of lifting someone up will lift you, as well. - Maya Angelou
Somos el barco;Somos el mar. We are the boat;Yo navego en ti; We are the sea.Tu navegas en mi. I sail in you; You sail in me. Pete Seeger
Whenever you get discouraged by the enormity of our task, remember the story of the person walking along thebeach where thousands of starfish are stranded. He sees a young girlthrowing them back into the water, one by one. He says to her, “It’s useless. You’ll never be able to throw them all back. What does it matter?” But the girl holds up the one in her hand and says, “It matters to this one.”
Its the action, not the fruit of the action,thats important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, maynot be in your time, that there will be any fruit. But that does not mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. Mahatma Gandhi
I listen to critics becauseoften they are a good source of information for what you have to do differently. John Chambers
By nature, man is nearlyalike; by practice, he gets to be wide apart. Confucius
Learn to be silent.Let your quiet mindlisten and absorb.
The time is always right to do right.Nelson Mandela
I have always had a curious nature; Ienjoy learning, but Idislike being taught. Sir Winston Churchill
Everyone likes to give as well as toreceive. No one wishes only to receive all the time. We have taken much from your culture…I wish you hadtaken something from our culture…for there were some good and beautiful things in it. Chief Dan George
Every problem has in it the seeds of its solution. If you don’thave any problems, you don’t get any seeds. Norman V. Peale
To becomedifferent fromwhat we are…we must first havesome awareness ofwhat we are. Eric Hoffer
He who wears his morality but as his best garment were better naked. Kahlil Gibran
Respect is appreciation for theseparateness of the otherperson, of the ways he or sheis unique.Annie Gottlieb
I am of the opinion that my lifebelongs to the community - and as long as I live, it is myprivilege to do for it whatever I can. George Bernard Shaw
Don’t believe all you hear,spend all you have or sleep all you want.
I hear teachers’ comments, “If Johnny wouldjust pay attention,he’d be just fine.”Well, if Mary couldsee, she wouldn’t be blind. Dr. Daniel Baker
Those who expect to reap the benefits of freedom must undergo the fatigue of supporting it. Tom Paine
I’d rather die standing thanlive on my knees. Zapata
The Seven Root Causes of Evil and Violence:Wealth without work.Pleasure without conscience.Knowledge without character.Commerce without morality.Science without humanity.Worship without sacrifice.Politics without principles. Mahatma Gandhi
Remember the three Rs: Respect for self;Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.
When a subjectbecomes totallyobsolete wemake it arequired course. Peter Drucker
To be able tobe caught upinto the worldof thought -that is beingeducated.
There are 4 things that you cannot recover: the stone after the throw, the word after it’s said, theoccasion after the loss, and the time after it’s gone.
The only realfailure in life isone not learnedfrom.Anthony D’Angelo
The onlyperson who iseducated isthe one whohas learnedhow to learnand change.Carl Rogers
The object of education is to prepare the young to educatethemselves throughout their lives.
The roots ofeducation arebitter, but thefruit is sweet. Aristotle
The only thingthat interfereswith mylearning is myeducation. Albert Einstein
It is error only, and not truth, thatshrinks from inquiry. Thomas Paine
There is real magic inenthusiasm. It spells thedifference betweenmediocrity &accomplishment.
I never cared aboutacceptance as much as I cared about respect. Jackie Robinson
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,and I’m not sure about the former. Albert Einstein
What do we livefor if it is not to make life lessdifficult for each other. George Eliot
Injustice anywhere is athreat to justice everywhere. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Training that bringsabout no change is as effective as a parachute that opens on the first bounce.
Although the world is fullof suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. Helen Keller
We can throw our pebble in the pond and be confidentthat its ever widening circle will reach around the world. Dorothy Day
What lies behind us andwhat lies before us are tinymatters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
A true friend is someone whoreaches for your hand and touches your heart.
Never doubt that a small group ofthoughtful committedcitizens can change the world: indeed it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
When you realize youvemade a mistake, takeimmediate steps tocorrect it .
Behold, how good and howpleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity. Psalms
Did is a word of achievement,Won’t is a word of retreat,Might is a word of bereavement,Can’t is a word of defeat,Ought is a word of duty,Try is a word each hour,Will is a word of beauty,Can is a word of power.
Good friends are hard to find,harder to leave,and impossible to forget.
You can’t hold a mandown without stayingdown with him.Booker T. Washington
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house asfreely as possible. But I refuseto be blown off my feet by any. Mahatma Gandhi
Start where you are.Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe
Learn to be silent. Let yourquiet mind listen and absorb. Pythagoras
A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results. V Wilcox
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silentif no birds sang there except those that sang best. Henry Van Dyke
Handicap is in the eye ofthe beholder, not in the beheld. C. Collier
Bigotry is the child of ignorance and the parent of hostility.
There never was in the world two opinions alike, no morethan two hairs or two grains;the most universal quality is diversity. Michel de Montaigne
When love andskill work together, expect a masterpiece. John Ruskin
To keep a lampburning we have tokeep putting oil in it.Mother Teresa
I would rather be ashes than dust! I wouldrather that my spark should burn out in abrilliant blaze than it should be stifled bydry-rot. I would rather be a superbmeteor, every atom of me, in magnificentglow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.The function of man is to live, not to exist.I shall not waste my days trying to prolongthem. I shall use my time.Jack London
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chance only favors the prepared mind.Louis Pasteur
True, a littlelearning is adangerous thing,but it still beatstotal ignorance.Abigail Van Buren
The wholepurpose ofeducation isto turnmirrors intowindows. Sydney J. Harris
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. Lorraine Hansberry
The measure ofsuccess is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s thesame problem you had last year. John Foster Dulles
You cannot pushanyone up theladder unless heis willing to climbhimself.Andrew Carnegie
Good friends are like stars. You dontalways see them, but you know they are always there.
Whenever God closes one door he always opens another, eventhough sometimes its hell in the hallway.
Good friends, goodbooks and a sleepyconscience: this isthe ideal life.Mark Twain
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? Albert Einstein
Contentment is the onlyreal wealth. Alfred Nobel
Man is the only Animal that blushes. Or needs to. Mark Twain
Failure is simply theopportunity to begin again,this time more intelligently. Henry Ford
It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny.Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Martin Luther King Jr.
Ideas shape thecourse of history. John Maynard Keynes
Dont bother just to be better than your contemporaries orpredecessors. Try to be better than yourself. William Faulkner
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. Herbert George Wells
Thosewho educate children well are more to be honored thanparents, for these onlygave life, those the art of living well. Aristotle
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. John Locke
Where there islove there is life. Mahatma Gandhi
Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Democracy is the onlysystem that persistsin asking the powersthat be whether theyare the powers thatought to be.
Difficulty is the excusehistory never accepts.Edward R. Murrow
He who seeksrest findsboredom. Hewho seekswork finds rest.Dylan Thomas
If everyone is moving forwardtogether, then success takescare of itself. Henry Ford
I see the mind of a 5year old as a volcanowith two vents:destructiveness andcreativeness. And I seethat to the extent thatwe exercise the creativechannel, we atrophy thedestructive one. Sylvia Ashton-Warner
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar intoeverything she says to a man, and takes agrain of salt with everything he says to her.Helen Rowland
To exist is to change,to change is tomature, to mature isto go on creatingoneself endlessly.Henri Bergson
Perseverance is nota long race; it ismany short racesone after another. Walter Elliott
Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public. Cornel West
When a man realizes his littleness, his greatness can appear. H.G. Wells
Happy peopledo a great dealfor theirfriends. Willa Cather
Nothing istroublesomethat we dowillingly. Thomas Jefferson
Why should societyfeel responsible onlyfor the education ofchildren, and not forthe education of alladults of every age? Erich Fromm
Justice will not beserved until those whoare unaffected are asoutraged as those whoare.Benjamin Franklin
Another world is notonly possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing.
The amount of satisfaction you get from lifedepends largely on your own ingenuity,selfsufficiency, and resourcefulness. Peoplewho wait around for life to supply theirsatisfaction usually find boredom instead.William Menninger
Live and let live, as I will do,Love and let love, and so will I. Algernon Charles Swinburne
Rather see the wonders of the world abroad than, living dully sluggardized at home, wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.Shakespeare
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. A.A. Milne
Count your blessings instead of your crosses;Count your gains instead of your losses.Count your joys instead of your woes;Count your friends instead of your foes.Count your smiles instead of your tears;Count your courage instead of your fears.Count your full years instead of your lean;Count your kind deeds instead of your mean.Count your health instead of your wealth;Love your neighbor as much as yourself.
• Not everything that is faced can be changed.• But nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin
Before sunlight can shine through a window, the blinds must be raised.American Proverb
We are all faced with a series of greatopportunities brilliantlydisguised as impossible situations. Charles R. Swindoll
We have within us alimitless supply of new beginnings.
• I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;• And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance. Abigail Van Buren
If the Romanshad been obligedto learn Latin,they would neverhave found timeto conquer theworld. Heinrich Heine
The greatdifficulty ineducation is to getexperience out ofideas. George Santayana
I think everyoneshould go to collegeand get a degree andthen spend six monthsas a bartender and sixmonths as a cabdriver.Then they wouldreally be educated.Al McGuire
Some people drinkfrom the fountainof knowledge,others just gargle.Robert Anthony
Certain flaws arenecessary for thewhole. It wouldseem strange ifold friendslacked certainquirks.Johann Wolfgang vonGoethe
Alwaysremember... whenlife hands youLemons, ask forTequila and Saltand call me over!
A liberal educationis at the heart of acivil society, and atthe heart of aliberal education isthe act of teaching.A. Bartlett Giamatti
Dont part withyour illusions.When they are goneyou may still exist,but you have ceasedto live.Mark Twain
Much educationtoday ismonumentallyineffective. All toooften we are givingyoung people cutflowers when weshould be teachingthem to grow theirown plants.John W. Gardner
Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the otherperson. In other words, to learn from the child, we must haveempathy, and empathy grows as we learn. Alice Miller
If our chalice is full of self, there is no room in it for the water of life. Abdul-Baha
The love of learning, thesequestered nooks,And all the sweet serenity ofbooks. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Real education shouldeducate us out of self intosomething far finer, into aselflessness which links uswith all humanity.
The illiterate of the future will not bethe person who cannot read. It willbe the person who does not knowhow to learn. Alvin Toffler
There are nopassengers onSpaceship Earth.We are all crew.Marshall McLuhan
Learning is notattained bychance, it mustbe sought forwith ardor anddiligence.Abigail Adams
Im not afraidof storms, forIm learningto sail myship.Aeschylus
A man whowont die forsomething isnot fit to live.Martin Luther King
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.Henry David Thoreau
When you getto the end ofyour rope, tiea knot andhang on.
Even if youreon the righttrack, youllget run over ifyou just sitthere.Will Rogers
Good teaching isone-fourthpreparation andthree-fourthspure theatre. Gail Godwin
• I wake up every morning determined both to change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning the day a little difficult. E. B. White
It is the supreme art of theteacher to awaken joy increative expression andknowledge.Albert Einstein
The universe is full ofmagical things,patiently waiting forour wits to growsharper.
Some people willnever learnanything, for thisreason, becausethey understandeverything toosoon. Alexander Pope
Skillful teachers are learners- always a studentof teaching. Skillful teachers constantly reachout to colleagues with an assertive curiositythat says, I don’t know it all. No one does orever will, but I am always growing, adding tomy knowledge and skills and effectiveness.
In the particular lies theuniversal. James Joyce
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Gustav Jung
What can be asserted withoutevidence can also be dismissedwithout evidence. Christopher Hitchens
The great enemy of truth is veryoften not the lie – deliberate,contrived, and dishonest – but themyth – persistent, persuasive, andunrealistic. John F. Kennedy
Ignorance allied with power is themost ferocious enemy justice canhave.James Baldwin
Never trouble another forwhat you can do yourself.Thomas Jefferson
Be yourself; everyoneelse is already taken. Oscar Wilde
An education isnthow much you havecommitted to memory,or even how much youknow. Its being ableto differentiatebetween what youknow and what youdont.Anatole France
Children haveto be educated,but they havealso to be leftto educatethemselves.Ernest Dimnet
Develop a passion for learning.If you do, you will never ceaseto grow. Anthony J. DAngelo
Education is theability to listento almostanything withoutlosing yourtemper or yourself-confidence.Robert Frost
Advice to a teacher:To maintain your sanity, rememberthat aside from a very fewpsychopaths most people are doingthe best they can.
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