"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
MAY 2000 - JUNE 2000
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- June 30, 2000
I will never let my schooling get in the way of my education."
--- Mark Twain --- Submitted by M. VanCleve --- Kentucky
- June 28, 2000
Children are the messages we will send to a time we will never see."
--- Neil Postman --- Submitted by S. Madera --- California
- June 26, 2000
Some of us learn by reading, by writing, and by doing,
But as a teacher I learn more from children
Than what I could ever learn from a text book or a manual on teaching."
--- Copyright © 2000 Kelly Wilson
- June 23, 2000
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain as he is.
But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be,
He will become what he ought to be and could be."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by S. Graham --- Nova Scotia, Canada
- June 21, 2000
Blessed are those who teach."
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Nadine Ivy --- Alabama
- June 19, 2000
Concentration is the best key to open the treasure house of knowledge!"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Pramod Pillai --- Gujarath, India
- June 16, 2000
Education is not received. It is achieved."
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Stacey Lee
- June 14, 2000
If the children are untaught, their ignorance and vices will in future life cost us much dearer in their
consequences than it would have done in their correction by a good education."
--- Thomas Jefferson
- June 12, 2000
Many Teach, Few Inspire."
--- Author Unknown
- June 7, 2000
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions."
--- Author Unknown
- June 5, 2000
To make someone smart, you can't make them know the answers,
But you have to teach them to ask the right questions."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Diana P., Age 14 --- Virginia
- June 2, 2000
The distance from failure to success
Is never been longer than the bridge of hope."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Allen Guinto --- Pampanga, Philippines
- May 31, 2000
You can't take someone to knowledge and make them think."
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Jewel Diamond Taylor --- California
- May 29, 2000
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."
--- Helen Keller
- May 26, 2000
Teachers open the door, but the students enter by themselves."
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Jennifer Yontz --- Florida
- May 24, 2000
Thinking is the hardest work we do,
Which is why so few people ever do it."
--- Copyright © 2000 Ephraim Makwatse --- South Africa
- May 22, 2000
Change does not necessarily assure progress,
But progress implacably requires change.
Education is essential to change,
For education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them."
--- Henry Steele Commager --- Submitted by Jennifer Yontz --- Florida
- May 19, 2000
I feel that education will give me knowledge,
But experience will give me wisdom."
--- Copyright © 2000 Jill Schaffer --- Tennessee
- May 17, 2000
We are here to learn, not to be right!"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kayla V., Age 11 --- Washington
- May 15, 2000
We can't solve problems
By using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
--- Albert Einstein
- May 12, 2000
The business of teaching is carried forward...because some individuals of extraordinary vitality and strength of personality engage in it and the fire that helps to guide them kindles the spirits of the young people whose lives they touch."
--- Woodrow Wilson
- May 10, 2000
The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe.
We are like a little child entering a huge library.
The walls are covered to the ceiling with books in many different tongues.
The child knows that someone must have written these books.
It does not know who or how.
It does not understand the languages in which they are written.
But the child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books;
A mysterious order it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects."
--- Albert Einstein --- Sent in by Brent Latam --- Ontario, Canada
- May 8, 2000
A remarkable gift, creativity. No other aspect of the human psyche is as
powerful. It can exist unused for many years and then, with the right
encouragement, creativity can be expressed, improving our lives and the
lives of everyone around us."
--- C. Diane Ealy --- Sent in by Brian McKay -- Manitoba, Canada
- May 5, 2000
You can't rewrite yesterday's news,
But you can influence what you read tomorrow morning."
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Kristen Hogan --- Canada
- May 1, 2000
The philosophy of the school room in one generation
Will be the philosophy of government in the next."
--- Abraham Lincoln --- Sent in by Lloyd Francis