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"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
AUGUST 2004


 

August 30, 2004
" I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but the people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take power from them, but to inform them by education."
Thomas Jefferson


August 30, 2004
" A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear."
James B. Stockdale



August 25, 2004
" Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man."
Norman Cousins


August 25, 2004
" To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do."
Kahlil Gibran


August 23, 2004
" There are three ways to be innovative about the way you do things. Think laterally, Think horizontally, Now think about the third one."
Copyright © 2004 Sarat Chandra Das
Coined while I took my passage through the lift.


August 23, 2004
" No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back."
John Holt


August 18, 2004
" Only soup cans need labels, not people."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jocelyn R., Age 13 --- Arizona


August 16, 2004
" If you are rich in knowledge, you can demand the universe."
Copyright © 2004 Chinnappan Baskar


August 16, 2004
" Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."
Marie Curie


August 16, 2004
" Doubt grows with knowledge."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


August 11, 2004
" The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking."
Christopher Morley


August 11, 2004
" He who is ashamed of asking, is ashamed of learning."
Danish Proverb


August 11, 2004
" Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play."
Immanuel Kant


August 9, 2004
" One repays a teacher badly if one only remains a pupil."
Friedrich Nietzsche --- Submitted by Y. Luu


August 9, 2004
" I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."
Albert Einstein


August 9, 2004
" We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education."
Jean Jacques Rousseau


August 4, 2004
" See a man that will become a good teacher; he's a man whose heart is large enough to learn from anybody and everybody, not minding age or sex."
Copyright © 2004 Tayo Jackson
I have been in the place of teaching and leading people and sometimes I've failed. This was the very first thing I learned afterwards.


August 4, 2004
" We need to teach the next generation of children from Day One that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear."
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


August 4, 2004
" It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best."
W. Edwards Deming

 

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