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November 29, 2006
" The way a book is read - which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book - can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts in it. Anyone who can read, can learn to read deeply and thus live more fully."
Norman Cousins

November 29, 2006
" The close observer soon discovers that the teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination, and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning."
Nathan M. Pusey

November 29, 2006
" All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent."
John F. Kennedy

November 22, 2006
" It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required."
Winston Churchill

November 22, 2006
" If you don't concentrate, you'll end up on your rear."
Tai Babilonia

November 22, 2006
" I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive."
Albert Einstein

November 20, 2006
" Love your children especially when they do not deserve it. It's they who need it most."
Juan T. David --- Submitted by Julie Feliciano --- Philippines
I'm borrowing from the wisdom of my father and his father before him. I hope parents, who at one time or another are frustrated with their children, will appreciate the value of understanding and tolerance.

November 20, 2006
" Every knowledge starts with reason and ends in faith."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Surjit Singh --- India

November 20, 2006
" Any Individual imparting positive knowledge to another individual or a group can be defined as a Teacher."
Written in 2006 by Nikita Jaggi --- India

November 15, 2006
" People are the common denominator of progress. So... no improvement is possible with unimproved people, and advance is certain when people are liberated and educated."
John Kenneth Galbraith

November 15, 2006
" A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people."
Frederick Douglass

November 15, 2006
" If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment of knowledge always pays the best interest."
Benjamin Franklin

November 13, 2006
" The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great."
G.K. Chesterton

November 13, 2006
" I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble."
Rudyard Kipling

November 13, 2006
" Sit down before a fact like a little child and be prepared to give up every preconceived notion. Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing."
Thomas Huxley

November 8, 2006
" We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading."
B. F. Skinner

November 8, 2006
" Students are alive, and the purpose of education is to stimulate and guide their self-development. It follows as a corollary from this premise that teachers should also be alive with living thoughts."
Alfred North Whitehead

November 8, 2006
" When I am with others, they are my teachers. I can select their good points and follow them, and select their bad points and avoid them."

November 6, 2006
" Teaching is more a passion than a profession."
Written in 2006 Mau Nivales --- Philippines

November 6, 2006
" Those who dream the most do the most."
Written in 2006 by Pravin Chamlikar --- India

November 6, 2006
" Determination is what gains you respect, but nothing you ever do will make you perfect. And this you should understand."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by D.G., Age 18 --- Alberta, Canada

November 1, 2006
" What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?"
Harriet Martineau

November 1, 2006
" Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought."
Matsuo Basho

November 1, 2006
" You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them."
Ray Bradbury


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