Deirdre Doherty

New York Institute of Technology

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Quotes to Inspire Teachers and Learners


"The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action."
John Dewey  


      “Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.”

-Bo Bennett


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      “Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”

-Mark Victor Hansen



      “You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.”

-Adlin Sinclair



      “Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

-Mark Twain



“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

-Winston Churchill


"What you cannot enforce /
Do not command."



"Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny."

George Dana Boardman


"The future belongs to those who dare"

 - Unknown


 "The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of
comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and



"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who
are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

Albert Einstein


"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

John Quincy Adams 


"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life."




“ The education of a very small child does not aim at preparing him for school but for life.”


Maria Montessori



"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
"Change your thoughts and you change your world. "

“If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”

-Carl Jung


"You can’t escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."

-Abraham Lincoln


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

-Margaret Mead



"Having it all doesn't mean necessarily having it all at once."

Stephanie Luetkehans


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