"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
SEPTEMBER 2003


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  • September 29, 2003
    " Do not become frustrated by unknown answers, embrace them for it is an opportunity to further your mind."
    Copyright © 2003 Roberta Roberts


  • September 29, 2003
    " Cultivate your garden. Do not depend upon teachers to educate you...follow your own bent, pursue your curiosity bravely, express yourself, make your own harmony."
    Will Durant


  • September 29, 2003
    " Education is the ability to think clearly, act well in the world of work and to appreciate life."
    Brigham Young


  • September 24, 2003
    " As a student once myself I sat on one side of the desk, absorbing, learning, thinking. Now I have a chance to STAND on the other side of the desk and teach. I have a chance to give back, inspire, to teach."
    Copyright © 2003 Wayne Groves


  • September 24, 2003
    " One of the beauties of teaching is that there is no limit to one's growth as a teacher, just as there is no knowing beforehand how much your students can learn."
    Herbert Kohl


  • September 24, 2003
    " Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view."
    Robert Hutchins


  • September 22, 2003
    " The powers of students sometimes sink under too great severity in correction; for they despond, and grieve, and at last hate their work; and what is most prejudicial, while they fear everything, they cease to attempt anything.... A teacher ought, therefore, to be as agreeable as possible, that remedies, which are rough in their nature, may be rendered soothing by gentleness of hand; he ought to praise some parts of his pupils' performances, tolerate some, and to alter others, giving his reasons why the alterations are made."
    Quintilian


  • September 22, 2003
    " No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."
    Emma Goldman


  • September 22, 2003
    " Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively."
    R.D. Clyde


  • September 17, 2003
    " An ounce of appreciation is more powerful than a pound of admonition."
    Copyright © 2003 Conrad Favorito


  • September 17, 2003
    " A Child must learn early to believe that she is somebody worthwhile, and that she can do many praiseworthy things."
    Benjamin Mays


  • September 17, 2003
    " Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher."
    Japanese Proverb


  • September 15, 2003
    " To succeed one has to think out of the box. To think out of the box, one should change one's perspective. To change the perspective one has to think critically and approach problems without prejudice or bias."
    Copyright © 2002 Jagannathan Arockiam


  • September 15, 2003
    " What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books."
    Thomas Carlyle


  • September 15, 2003
    " All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners...looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing...not moving toward excellence."
    Denis Waitley


  • September 10, 2003
    " To teach is to learn twice."
    Joseph Joubert --- Submitted by A.S. --- Florida


  • September 10, 2003
    " One of the most important things a teacher can do is to send the pupil home in the afternoon liking himself just a little better than when he came in that morning."
    Ernest Melby


  • September 8, 2003
    " Teaching is humbling. The more I teach, the more I have to learn. Life is humbling. The more I live, the more I have to learn."
    Copyright © 2003 Phua Geok Kuan


  • September 8, 2003
    " If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves."
    Carl Jung


  • September 8, 2003
    " Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well."
    Aristotle


  • September 3, 2003
    " Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual."
    Arthur Koestler


  • September 3, 2003
    " Teachers: two kinds: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move and the kind that just give you a little prod from behind and you jump to the skies."
    Robert Frost


  • September 3, 2003
    " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide."
    Ralph Waldo Emerson