" The best place to succeed is where you are with what you have."
Charles SchwabMay 24, 2006
" Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best."
Harry Emerson FosdickMay 24, 2006
" To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement."
May 22, 2006
" The nation that expects to be ignorant and free expects what never will and never can be."
Thomas JeffersonMay 22, 2006
" I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind."
Antoine de Saint-ExuperyMay 22, 2006
" Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty."
Albert EinsteinMay 17, 2006
" The moment a question arises, itself, is the ignition step to find the solution."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by M. Srikanth Babu --- IndiaMay 17, 2006
" The secret in education lies in respecting the student."
Ralph Waldo EmersonMay 17, 2006
" Words are a lens to focus one's mind."
Ayn RandMay 15, 2006
" A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars."
Henry Brooks AdamsMay 15, 2006
" Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."
Will RogersMay 15, 2006
" The best educated human being is the one who understands most about the life in which he is placed."
Helen KellerMay 10, 2006
" A tool is only as good as the discipline used to wield it."
Copyright © 1995 John L. GirouxMay 10, 2006
" If you become a teacher, by your pupils you'll be taught."
Oscar Hammerstein IIMay 10, 2006
" There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies."
Robert FrostMay 8, 2006
" If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning."
Carl RogersMay 8, 2006
" Ordinary people know little of the time and effort it takes to learn to read. I have been eighty years at it, and have not reached my goal."
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheMay 8, 2006
" Education is the ability to think clearly, act well in a world of work and to appreciate life."
Brigham YoungMay 3, 2006
" The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown."
Albert EinsteinMay 3, 2006
" Know or listen to those who know."
Baltasar Gracian May 3, 2006
" Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect."
Leonardo da Vinci May 1, 2006
" Writing shouldn't be forced to be written, but inspired to be created."
Written in 2006 by Daria G. --- OregonMay 1, 2006
" A child's attitude towards everything is an artist's attitude."
Willa CatherMay 1, 2006
" To make headway, improve your head."
B. C. Forbes