The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province.Albert Einstein, Out of My Later Years
History balances the frustration of how far we have to go with the satisfaction of how far we have come. It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions. July, 1934
Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.Raynor Schein
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism, to steal ideas from many is research.Anon.
Tony Taylor was one of the first acquisitions that the Phillies made when they reconstructed their team. They got him from Philadelphia.Jerry Coleman
No more tears now; I will think about revenge.Mary Queen of Scots
God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.Dag Hammarskjld
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.John Burroughs
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.Anonymous
You teach best what you most need to learn.Richard Bach
Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.W. L. George
The people who teach us that it is wrong to be skeptical are themselves the reasons that we should be skeptical.Donald G. Smith
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.Napolean Hill
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.William A. Ward
History knows no resting places and no plateaus.Henry Kissinge
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.Lydia Sigourney
Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; thus unlamented let me die; steal from the world, and not a stone tell where I lie.Alexander Pope, "Ode to Solitude".
It is noble to teach oneself, it is still nobler to teach others.Mark Twain
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.Lee Iacocca
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.Charles W. Eliot
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.Harry Emerson Fosdick
Women are like teabags. You dont know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.Eleanor Roosevelt
There is no accountability in the public school system - Except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.Ross Perot, The Dallas Morning News, March 11, 1984
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.Galileo Galilei
Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort.Joseph Conrad
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.Maya Angelou
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.Muriel Strode
We have inadvertently designed a system in which being good at what you do as a teacher is not formally rewarded, while being poor at what you do is seldom corrected nor penalized.Elliot Wayne Eisne
What would the world do without tea? - How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.Sydney Smith
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.Doug Larson
Good teaching is one - Fourth preparation and three - Fourths theater.Gail Godwin
Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.Unknown
I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight silence would teach him the joys of sound.Hellen Kelle
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.Thomas Carruthers
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - Instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.Dale Carnegie