"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"<br />JANUARY 2004 | Motivating and Inspiring


January 28, 2004
While teaching fundamentals and individual moves,
I hear a lot of the girls say, "I can't do that!"
I always say to them, "Don't say, I CAN'T - Do say TEACH ME!"
Copyright © 2003 Valerie Van Hyfte
I am a Jr. High Girls Basketball coach

January 28, 2004
" Life is a book of lessons -- the older you get the more you educate yourself; and education is part of what makes us better and more tolerant human beings."
Written in 2004 by M.L. Lopez --- California

January 28, 2004
" The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience."
Author Unknown

January 26, 2004
" Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect."
Samuel Johnson

January 26, 2004
" Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it."
Theodore Roosevelt

January 26, 2004
" The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn."
Cicero (Quoted by Montaigne)

January 21, 2004
" Someone offering a solution to a problem is smart. Accepting it is even smarter. That's less thinking for you. Give in to knowledge not pride."
Copyright © 2004 Rad Castro

January 21, 2004
" Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual."
Arthur Koestler

January 21, 2004
" I'm not a teacher, only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead, ahead of myself, as well as you."
George Bernard Shaw

January 19, 2004
" Focus not on the mistakes but the lessons learnt from them, so we can educate others not to repeat the same experience."
Copyright © 2002 Ivona Tuaimau Evans

January 19, 2004
" Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2004
" To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education."
John Ruskin

January 14, 2004
" Creativity in life, science and art is not only the beginning of discovery but also much better than an excellent ability on imitating a textbook or lecture note."
Copyright © 2004 Hendry Izaac Elim (Singapore)

January 14, 2004
" In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
Eric Hoffer

January 14, 2004
" Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible."
Robert M. Hutchins

January 12, 2004
" Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world."
Malcolm X

January 12, 2004
" Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower."

January 12, 2004
" Three things give the student the possibility of surpassing his teacher: ask a lot of questions, remember the answers, teach."
Jan Amos Comnius

January 7, 2004
" Education is much more than a matter of imparting the knowledge and skills by which narrow goals are achieved. It is also about opening the child's eyes to the needs and rights of others."
the Dalai Lama

January 7, 2004
" Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
Nelson Mandela

January 7, 2004
" Everyone and everything around you is your teacher."
Ken Keyes Jr.

January 5, 2004
" Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
Will Durant

January 5, 2004
" We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart."
Sir Walter Scott


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