"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"<br />JANUARY 2007 | Motivating and Inspiring


January 31, 2007
" In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less."
Lee IacoccaJanuary 31, 2007
" Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get when you don't."
Pete SeegerJanuary 31, 2007
" What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing."

January 29, 2007
" Just because something is easy, doesn't make it the BEST option. What is best usually requires some WORK."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by H. Brennan --- Florida
To remind my own students that nothing worth having comes easily. To acquire what we want in life, we have to be ready to work hard for it!January 29, 2007
" There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live."
John AdamsJanuary 29, 2007
" If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them."
Buckminster FullerJanuary 24, 2007
" The formation of character in young people is educationally a different task from and a prior task to, the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day."
William J. BennettJanuary 24, 2007
" If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got."
Lee IacoccaJanuary 24, 2007
" To find what one is fitted to do and to secure an opportunity to do it is the key to happiness."
John DeweyJanuary 22, 2007
" Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it."
Henry FordJanuary 22, 2007
" Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
Oscar WildeJanuary 22, 2007
" Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching."
Thomas JeffersonJanuary 17, 2007
" The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
Martin Luther King Jr.January 17, 2007
" It has been said that the primary function of schools is to impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. Some, with whom the schools do not succeed, become scientists."
Knut Schmidt-NielsenJanuary 17, 2007
" Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true."
William IngeJanuary 15, 2007
" I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift."
Septima Poinsette ClarkJanuary 15, 2007
" Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant."
EpictetusJanuary 10, 2007
" You develop good habits and bad - There is no gray area."
Bud Foster --- Submitted by Jonathan Ford --- Virginia
Bud Foster is Defensive Coordinator and Inside Linebackers Coach at Virginia TechJanuary 10, 2007
" Know yourself if you want to know students to teach."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Pushkar Sharma --- IndiaJanuary 10, 2007
" If you always live in tomorrow, you will never reach the finish line."
Copyright © 2007 LaTashia Mills
I told my students this their first day back from their Christmas break so that they would understand that the things that happened to them in the past should be left there.January 8, 2007
" When you have had enough of "Life", start finding reasons to educate others. A life that teaches, never has time enough to teach everything."
Copyright © 2005 Nirvikar DahiyaJanuary 8, 2007
" Beyond the valley of knowledge is the path to the house of hope and wisdom."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Napoleon G., Age 13 --- PhilippinesJanuary 8, 2007
" If a student cannot learn the way you teach, teach the way he learns."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by R.S. --- Illinois
I heard this at a convention once and I think that to myself whenever I'm trying to help a student learn a subject.


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