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September 24, 2017
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of ... Robert Hutchins
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Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context - - A chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances ...
William Carlos Williams
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Education must provide the opportunities for self - Fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself.
It may seem to your conceited to suppose that you can do anything important toward improving the lot of mankind. But this is a fallacy. You must believe that you can help bring about a better world. ...
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
There is not a flower or bird in sight, only a small screen on which lines are moving, while the child sits almost motionless, pushing at the keyboard with one finger. As a learning environment, it ...
We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.
Whitney Moore, Jr.
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
J. B. S. Haldane
We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Land can be healthy or sick, fertile or barren, rich or poor, lovingly nurtured or bled white. Our present ...
Paul Brooks, The Pursuit of Wilderness (1971)
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