Quote of the day

These are the quote of the days taken from emails, websites and piles of other sources around the web.  I hope you find them inspiring, fun, sad and educational.  They have all been posted in an educational blog so they should be ok for staffrooms etc.

Quotes

posted Jun 7, 2011, 2:22 PM by Dr. Darren Cannell   [ updated Jun 14, 2011, 10:16 PM ]


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You need to learn to accept imperfection... and I can help you with that....

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When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, 'As much as the living are to the dead.' Diogenes Laetius...

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If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all. Joey Adams...

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Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. Steven Wright...

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Your Success in your career will be in direct proportion to what you do after you've done what you are expected to do....

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Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey...

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Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. ~James M. Barrie...

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It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning. Calude Bernard,...

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If you're sick of starting over stop quitting....

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Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. Jim Rohn...

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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. - Aristotle...

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Make a game of finding something positive in every situation. 95% of our emotions are determined by how we interpret events to ourselves....

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I believe we should all pay our tax bill with a smile. I tried but they wanted cash. Anonymous...

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Confidence is contagious. So is a lack of confidence. Vincent T Lombardi...

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Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. Albert Einstein...

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It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's; remedial readin', remedial 'ritin' and remedial 'rithmetic. Robert Maynard Hutchins...

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A hunch is creativity trying to tell you some thing Frank Capra...

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I have learnt to say the word impossible with great caution. Verner von Braun...

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Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids. Homer Simpson...

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Aim high and you won't shoot your foot off. Phyllis Diller...

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Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything! Steve Martin...

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A teacher's failure to create an intellectually reflective, engagement for learning is not simply malpractice but it is immoral particularly for students who cannot withdraw. John Goodland...

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In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. Douglas Adams...

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You miss 100% of all the shots you never take, Wayne Gretsky Ice Hockey Coach...

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Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous? Bill Watterson...

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The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which -- To burn...

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I will act as if what I do will make a difference. William James...

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Eagles don't flock - you have to find them one at a time. Ross Perot Businessman....

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I have my faults but changing my tune is not one of them. Samuel Beckett...

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Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is? Frank Scully...

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Every reform was once private opinion. Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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If we remain wedded to the way education is currently provided we cannot imagine other ways.. we need some imagination , some fantasy, some new ways of thinking - some magic in fact Hedley Beare Prof of Educ Melbourne...

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The constant need to move on, and to document progress, in normal schools means that education tends to be cut up into bite sized task. Guy Claxton in 'Wise -Up'...

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We don't have to make human beings smart. They are born smart. All we have to do is stop doing things that make them stupid. John Holt...

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We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary egg. We must hatch or go bad. C S Lewis...

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A pessimist is a person who looks both ways before crossing a one way road. L Peters...

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Those who do nothing are never wrong. Theodore de Bouville...

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Some folks are wise, some are otherwise. Tobies George Smollett...

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How has the world of the child changed in the last 150 years?' ... the answer is. 'It's hard to imagine any way in which it hasn't changed....they're' immersed in all kinds of stuff that was unheard of 150years ago,...

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It is today we must create the world of the future. Eleanor Roosevelt...

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Familiarity reduces the greatness of things. Seneca 4BC-65BC...

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I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright...

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Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jnr...

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If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself....

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Never mind what I told you--you do as I tell you. W.C. Fields...

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You have a right to your opinions. I just don't want to hear them. Anonymous...

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One person alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bonafide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork. ~ Edward Ebby...

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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. Albert Einstein...

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This concept that teenagers should obey simply because of their age no longer makes sense to me. Llewellyn...

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Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. Oscar Wilde...

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Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted. Groucho Marx...

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You should be glad your diamond is not a carat... that would be an awful price to pay for a vegetable. Anonymous...

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You need to learn to accept imperfection... and I can help you with that. Anonymous...

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Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. Franklin P. Jones...

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If God is watching us, the least we can do is be entertaining. Anonymous...

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To teach is to learn twice. ~Joseph Joubert, Pensées...

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Never use a big word when a little filthy one will do. Johnny Carson...

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The lottery is a tax on people who are bad at math. Ambrose Bierce...

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One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. Rita Mae Brown...

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Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it. Agatha Christie...

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After twelve years of therapy my psychiatrist said something that brought tears to my eyes. He said, "No hablo ingles."...

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I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it. George Carlin...

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Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around. Bill Watterson...

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I liked things better when I didn't understand them. Bill Watterson...

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Here's a bumper sticker I'd like to see: "We are the proud parents of a child who's self-esteem is sufficient that he doesn't need us promoting his minor scholastic achievements on the back of our car." George Carlin...

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I live on a one-way street that's also a dead end. I'm not sure how I got there. Steven Wright...

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The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at...

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The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves Throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins...

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Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. -Roger Lewi...

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Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you. Dr. Seuss...

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Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission. - Zig Ziglar...

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An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. - Laurence J. Peter...

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No man ever listened himself out of a job. - Calvin Coolidge...

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I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some. - Herbert Rappaport...

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No one has ever died, from an overexposure to education. -- Robert M. Hensel...

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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. - Ralph Waldo Emerso...

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I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres...

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The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. - Thomas Carlyle...

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He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed. - David Frost...

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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. - G. K. Chesterton...

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There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you...

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We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action. - Frank Tibolt...

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing .-Socrates...

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If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route. - Malcolm Forbes...

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It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. - Jerry Seinfeld...

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I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)...

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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. - Soren Kierkegaard...

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Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. J. F.Kennedy...

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There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert...

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I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. - Michel de Montaigne...

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The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time. - Willie Tyler...

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I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant. - Robert McCloskey...

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The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. - David Brinkley...

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What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. - John Ruskin...

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Instructional Technology is not about learning to use computers; it is about using computers to learn....

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You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play. - Warren Beatty...

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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. - Martin Luther King Jr....

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The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be. - Walter Bagehot...

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I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man. Theodore Roosevelt...

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It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years. John Von Neumann...

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Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. Erica Jong...

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A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. - Sir Winston Churchill...

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Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. - George Carlin...

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In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything. - Jeffery F. Chamberlain...

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Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)...

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Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. -- Ambrose Bierce...

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We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people. - Arthur Schopenhauer...

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A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care. - Richard...

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You can finish school, and even make it easy -but you never finish your education,and it's seldom easy....

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I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert. - Demetri Martin...

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The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytton...

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We need to out-innovate, outeducate, and outbuild the rest of the world - Obama...

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A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. -Smiley Blanton...

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I never think of my age, never. I could be 20 or 100. I never think about it, I'm just me. Jack LaLanne...

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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. -- Henry Brooks Adams...

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Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Satchel Paige...

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When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice. - Otto von Bismarck...

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Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. -- (Louis) Hector Berlioz...

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It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward. - Lewis Carroll...

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Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. -- Malcolm Forbes -...

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I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him .-Galileo...

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There's nothing as stupid as an educated man, if you can get him off the thing he was educated in. Will Rogers....

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The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir. -John Mason...

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Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines. ~Erich Fromm...

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Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. -Napoleon Hill...

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In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how. Harry Wong...

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I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't. - W. Somerset Maugham...

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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. - Benjamin Disraeli...

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I make a mistake I learn from it..Youl make a mistake and do it again..It's only a mistake once..after that it's a CHOICE...

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I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't. -- Anatole France...

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Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine...

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Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it. - Jimmy Connors...

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Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley...

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Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions. -- William Allin...

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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. -- Alec Bourne, A Doctor's Creed...

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Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. -- Vernon Law...

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Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. -- John Cotton Dana...

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I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. -- Socrates...

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Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. -- Henry Peter Broughan...

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Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. Hamilton Wright Mabi...

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The only really decent thing to do behind a person's back is pat it....

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A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear. -- James B. Stockdale...

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An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. - Niels Bohr (1885-1962)...

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The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. Rod Steiger...

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I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. -- Anne Sullivan...

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Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. - Thomas H. Huxley...

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He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. - Douglas Adams...

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Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm. -- Publilius Syrus...

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Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. -- Chinese Proverb...

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Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know...

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An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life. -- Source Unknown...

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Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet. - Dave Barry...

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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. --George Bernard Shaw...

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The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. -- Cicero...

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It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it. -- J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man...

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In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad. -- Friedrich Nietzsche...

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Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know. -- R. Verdi...

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The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. - Arthur Koestler...

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On this day, God wants you to know ... that in order to move forward you must open yourself to new experiences. There is no failing, only results. Be courageous and push yourself to new heights. Besides, what is going...

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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. - Alec Bourne...

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I've started to realize that most of my problems come from having too much, not from having too little....

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Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. - Isaac Asimov...

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If we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time...

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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. -- C. S. Lewis...

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The best things in life aren't things....

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Before they invented drawing boards, what did they go back to?...

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The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes...

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After all is said and done, more is said than done....

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If at first you don't succeed, give up, no use being a damn fool...

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If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit....

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Education ... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - G. M. Trevelyan...

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Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done....

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Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist invents the parachute. -- George Bernard Shaw...

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The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. -- Carl Rogers...

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You don't learn anything the second time a mule kicks you....

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Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. -- Perelman...

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When you make a mistake there are only three things you should do: admit it, learn from it, and don't repeat it....

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Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak....

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Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices. - Laurence J. Peter...

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -- Albert Einstein...

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Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted....

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A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. - Anonymous...

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My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years. Paul Merton....

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Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. Dan Quayle....

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Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain....

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Examine what is said, not who speaks....

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Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. Evelyn Waugh...

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My act is very educational. I heard a man leaving the other night saying, 'Well that taught me a lesson'. Ken Dodd...

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I have been described as a lighthouse in the middle of a bog: Brilliant but useless. Connor Cruise O'Brien....

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Clones are people two....

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A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. -- Winston Churchill...

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I speak twelve languages. English is the bestest. Stefan Bergman...

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My problems all started with my early education. I went to a school for mentally disturbed teachers. Woody Allen...

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You teach best what you most need to learn. -- Richard David Bach...

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Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle...

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Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. ~ Kraus....

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When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, 'As much as the living are to the dead.' Diogenes Laetius...

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When you follow your bliss... doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else. Joseph John Campbell...

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Your Success in your career will be in direct proportion to what you do after you've done what you are expected to do....

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Make a game of finding something positive in every situation. 95% of our emotions are determined by how we interpret events to ourselves....

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If you want something you have never had, you have to do something you have never done Mike Murdock...

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We first make our habits and then our habits make us...

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Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. Vincent T Lombardi...

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Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. Kraus....

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The purpose of life is a life of purpose. Robert Byrne...

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Shut Up and Go the Extra Mile! Why? Because, Nobody Employs for Mediocracy. Nobody Coaches for Second Rate Players. Just Read the Extra Chapter. Do the Extra Rep. Pray the Extra Prayer. And Don't Whine About It!...

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The heaviest thing you can carry through this life is a grudge....

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There never seems to be enough time to do it right. But there always seems to be enough time to do it over. anonymous...

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Unless we can and do constantly seek and find ways and means to do a better job; unless we accept the challenge of the changing times; we have no right to survive and we shall not survive Chester O. Fischer...

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Unless we can and do constantly seek and find ways and means to do a better job; unless we accept the challenge of the changing times; we have no right to survive and we shall not survive Chester O. Fischer...

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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Johann von Goethe...

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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the "present." Oogway...

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There isn't a person anywhere who isn't capable of doing more than they think they can....

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When your "there" has become a "here", you will simply obtain a "there" that will look better to you than your present "here"....

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If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth. Roberto Clemente...

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Tell everyone what you want to do & someone will want to help you do it W.C. Stone...

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The essence of technology is nothing technological Martin Heidegger...

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Leadership is action, not position....

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Universities come to know about things through studies, organizations through reports and people through stories. R. Axelrod...

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Growth is a process of experimentation, a series of trials, errors, and occasional victories. The 'failed' experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiments that work....

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Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others....

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Our life is fritterered away by detail . . . simplify, simplify - Henry Thoreau...

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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none William Shakespeare...

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Remember, you only have to succeed the last time . . ....

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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. Groucho Marx...

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The most successful people don't cry over spilt milk - they mop up their mess and move forward....

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I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. Mae West...

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Ask for what you want. Ask for help, ask for input, ask for advice and ideas - but never be aftraid to ask....

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Education should consist of a series of enchantments, each raising the individual to a higher level of awareness, understanding, and kinship with all living things. Author Unknown...

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Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head. Ann Landers...

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Education, like the mass of our age's inventions, is after all, only a tool; everything depends upon the workman who uses it The Simple Life...

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If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be. Thomas Jefferson...

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I am still learning. Michelangelo...

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Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which which neither freedom nor justice can be maintained. James A. Garfield...

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Education should bring to light the ideal of the individual. J.P Richter...

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The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power. Charles W. Eliot...

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Education is the transmission of civilization. Will Durant...

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Upon the education of the people of this country, the fate of this country depends. Benjamin Disraeli...

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Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr....

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I haven't reneged on my promise, I've changed my mind. P. Rinfret...

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Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. Chinese Saying...

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The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education. John W. Gardner...

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It is a greater work to educate a child, in the true and larger sense of the word, than to rule a state. William Ellery Channing...

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Practice is the best of all instructors. Publilius Syrus...

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Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself. Robin Cook...

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What we have learned from other becomes our own reflection. Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn. Greek Proverb...

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It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time -- for we are bound by that -- but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. T.S. Eliot...

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Everyday, God gives us the sun - and also one moment in which we have the ability to change everything... Paulo Coelho...

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Why would you try so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?...

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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Elliot...

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Nobody can go back & start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending....

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watch your thoughts; they become words. watch your words; they become actions. watch your actions; they become habits. watch your habits; they become character. watch your character; for it becomes your destiny. upanishads...

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We, in education, are in the kid business, and too often we get caught up in the day-to-day operations of the school and forget that bit....

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Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling. Margaret B. Runbeck...

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We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. Randy Pausch...

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In the future, *how* we educate our children may prove to be more important than *how much*. Allan Blinder...

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Do not despair because roses have thorns. Rejoice because thorns have roses....

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Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life. Frederick W.Robertson...

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Never grow a wishbone, where your backbone ought to be Clementine Paddleford...

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To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. A. A. Milne...

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Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity George Patton...

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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle...

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An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life....

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There are no bad students, only bad teachers....

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Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. Plato...

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Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect. R. W. Emerson...

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The old law of an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind - Mahatma Gandhi...

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The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot Michael Althsuler...

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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. Albert Einstein...

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Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living....

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Storms make the oak grow deeper roots. G.Herbert...

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All the technology in the world doesn't matter if you don't have a teacher who is willing to use it to teach....

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It's not about the answers. It's about where those questions are going to lead you....

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Technology doesn't improve education, it changes it......TEACHERS improve education...

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Teachers have the right to hide in a cave but they don't have the right to drag students with them...

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We don't "deliver curriculum" - we teach. The moment we think that it's a package to be delivered, we lose the humanity of education....

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Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose. Ralph Waldo Emerson....

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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun...

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The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong Wilson Mizner...

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The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings Eric Hoffer...

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What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. Soren Kierkegaard...

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No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible Voltaire...

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The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire...

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Worry is the misuse of your imagination...

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Stop confusing hours spent in school with quality of education Dan Ariely...

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Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France...

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Be like a duck. Calm on top, but paddling like hell underneath! M. Caine...

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Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions. William Allin...

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Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please....

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Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it....

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I think part of the problem is the education system doesnt work - its not accountable. Luis Guzman...

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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age. Aristotle...

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Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand... what he learns and the way he understands it. Soren Kierkegaard...

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You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore...

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Technology must be like oxygen: ubiquitous, necessary, and invisible. Chris Lehmann...

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Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. Confucius...

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I don't like that man, I must get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln...

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Do, or do not. There is no try. Yoda...

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I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. Dudley Field Malone...

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There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people. Thomas Jefferson...

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Gandhi...

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Governments trust teachers less now than ever - yet teachers are better educated now more than ever....

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Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream. Malcolm Muggeridge...

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Who seriously believes that locking 25 students in a small room with one adult for several hours each day is the best way for them to be "educated"? Prakash Nair...

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Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. Ambrose Bierce...

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Swipe from the best, then adapt. Tom Peters...

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Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. Abraham Lincoln...

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Be who you are, and say what you feel; because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss...

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A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars. Linnaeus...

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Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know...

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How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it. Alexander Dumas...

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The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple. Amos Bronson Alcott...

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The daily quote is the only education I am getting......

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Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. Chinese Proverb...

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The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. Cicero...

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A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear. James B. Stockdale...

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Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. Ambrose Bierce...

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The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. Carl Rogers...

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In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad. Friedrich Nietzsche...

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Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. ~Perelman...

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Greatest hurdle in ed reform is that society doesn't have a clear vision of what school is for...

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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. George Bernard Shaw...

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And remember, a good teacher doesn't need technology; technology needs good teachers...

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Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe...

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Good teaching remains good teaching. Tech should be seamless and not the point of lesson....

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Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand. Chinese proverb...

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Good teaching remains good teaching. Tech should be seamless & not point of lesson...

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I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. -Henny Youngman...

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Teachers need to model the use of Tech in class. Students will not see the tech after awhile only its effects....

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The most effective way to manage change is to create it. - Peter Drucker...

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In education the Use it or lose it rule may mean If you don't use tech for learning , you may lose relevance. An educator must be relevant....

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. Native American Proverb...

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Removing the faults in a stagecoach may produce a perfect stagecoach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car. Edward de Bono...

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A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal. William Allen White...

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Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing. Donna J. Abernathy...

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We didn't ban paper in schools when kids passed notes. Why would you ban phones/laptops? - Kennedy...

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We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. ~Stephen Covey...

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The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realists adjusts the sails -William Arthur Ward...

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People who get on in this world are people who look for circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. - GB Shaw...

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I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. -- Edith Ann...

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Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it - William Durant...

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To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem. ~Carl Jung...

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Think it! Dream it! Believe it! Do it!...

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To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence. -Friedrich Nietzsche...

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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself....

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We have to do more than teach kids to surf the net, we have to teach them to make waves...

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We currently have Captain Kangaroo teachers instructing Gameboy students. Ann McMullan...

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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. William Blake...

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If students cannot learn because of the way we teach, we should teach the way students learn...

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Students will rise to the level of your expectations. Jaime Escalante...

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Al Gore wants to know what you did to the Internet and he is not happy....

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The majority isn't always right. There's just more of them. Debbie Colucci...

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Never be afraid to try something new. Remember: An amateur built the Ark--professionals built the Titanic....

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If we learn from our mistakes some of us are getting a heck of an education!...

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Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry.....

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Just because some people are walking the other way, doesn't mean you are heading in the wrong direction...

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Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer deserves to be. David Thornburg...

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Don't tell me the sky's the limit, there are footprints on the Moon!...

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You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. Galileo Galilei...

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The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action. Herbert Spencer...

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Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are given young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. John W. Gardner...

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While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. Angela Schwindt...

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At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done. Then they begin to hope it can be done. Then they see it can be done. Then it is done and all the world wonders why...

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To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. Mary Pettibone Poole...

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The principle goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. Jean Piaget...

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The need to know the facts died when my information was continuously at my fingertips. Darren Cannell...

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Teacher need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, and afterthought or an event. Heidi-Hayes Jacobs...

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It is important to remember that educational sofware, like textbooks, is only one tool in the learning process. Neither can be a substitute for well-trained teachers, leadership, and parental involvement. Keith Krueger...

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What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. Percicles...

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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris...

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There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if the teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails. Nancy Kassebaum...

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Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. Chinese Proverb...

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Any growth requires a temporary loss of security. Madeline Hunter...

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No one, not even a farmer, works as hard as a caring teacher, but there is nothing lazier than an uncaring one. - Tom Moore...

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The future started yesterday and we're already late. - John Legend...

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One wrong way to use tech is to limit student access to it because it *might* be used the wrong way....

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If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow. John Dewey...

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People rowing the boat don't have time to rock it - Anonymous...

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The greatest mistake we make in living is living in constant fear that we will make one. John C. Maxwell...

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A manager accepts the status quo, a leader changes it. -Warren Bennis...

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Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. Arthur Koestler...

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Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. Arthur Schopenhauer...

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There is more to life than increasing its speed. Mahatma Ghandi...

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It's too bad the people that know how to run this country are too busy teaching school!...

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Failing is good, as long as it doesn't become a habit. Unknown...

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If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. ~ Unknown...

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Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity. - Will Smith...

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Todays mighty oak is just yesterdays nut that held its ground!...

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Stay away from people who belittle your ambitions..the really great, make you feel like you can become great. ~Mark Twain...

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The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed. -Gordon Parks...

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There are only TWO mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way and not starting. ~Buddha...

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Catch a man a fish and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity. Karl Marx...

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There ain't no rules around here! We're trying to accomplish something! Thomas Alva Edison...

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If you believe everything you read, better not read. -Japanese proverb...

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If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average - Leonard Levinson...

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It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it. Sam Levenson...

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If you put the fire out, you won't have to jump out the window Andrew Fredrick...

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You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions. -Naguib Mahfouz...

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Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today Malcolm X...

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Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification. -Martin H. Fischer...

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Online reputation is not something to be scared of; it's something to be proactively managed....

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A true handicap is what we don't do with what we have, not what we can't do with what we don't have!...

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Be very, very careful what you put into that head, because you will never, ever get it out. --Thomas Cardinal Wolsey...

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If there exists no Possibility of Failure, then Victory is Meaningless ~Robert H. Schuller...

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If you're one in a million, there are six thousand people exactly like you....

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Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it. -Ella Williams...

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I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives....

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Stop worrying about the potholes in the road & celebrate the journey ~Fitzhugh Mullan...

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Never wrestle a pig. You both get dirty and the pig enjoys it....

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A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage....

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Who was the first person to say, "See that chicken over there ... I'm gonna eat the first thing that comes out if its butt"?...

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The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not. - Mark Twain...

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Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own -S.J. Harris...

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You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. - A.A. Milne...

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The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you ~BB King...

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Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. - Michael Jordan...

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Defects are not free. Somebody makes them, and gets paid for making them. --Deming...

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Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn...

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Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind. ----Evan Esar...

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Ways to shut down discussion when someone questions a potential trend: "It's natural to fear change..." or just "luddite"...

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A driving ambition is of little use if you're on the wrong road ~Frank Tyger...

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Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald...

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A bend in the road is not the end of the road... unless you fail to make the turn. -Unknown...

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Do not worry about the harsh criticism of the world, listen to your inner voice and act accordingly....

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It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. -- Muhammad Ali...

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It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney...

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Just think how stupid the average person is, and then realize that half of them are even stupider! --George Carlin...

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Ideally teachers today can no longer be the fountain of all knowledge but must instead be a facilitator of learning. We need to change from teacher-centered thinking to learner-centered thinking. Twitter edchat...

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Sarcasm has it uses, it beats killing people....

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It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant - Don Herold...

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If you really want to do something, you'll find a way... If you don't, you'll find an excuse....

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Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it. ~George Lucas...

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Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?...

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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~Samuel Johnson...

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Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand. Homer Simpson...

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It takes a big man to cry, but it takes an even bigger man to laugh at that man"....

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After all is said and done, more is said than done...

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You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be misquoted,then used against you. -MDTiger11...

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God put me on Earth to do accomplish a certain number of things. Right now, I am so far behind, I will never die....

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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him....

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The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work....

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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Your problem is never really your problem, your reaction to your problem is your problem. Brian Kinsey...

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Quickly, I must hurry, for there go my people and I am their leader....

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It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others....

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They've finally come up with the perfect office computer. If it makes a mistake, it blames another computer. -- Milton Berle...

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Do you remember back when TV actually ended at sometime in the night..nothing but lines. It's true, nothing to watch can you imagine. Mike McDonald...

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All things are possible until they are proved impossible-even the impossible may only be so-as of now -Pearl Buck...

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Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened ~ Dr Seuss...

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Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience....

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Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed....

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It is said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would be stupid enough to try to pass them....

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To lead the orchestra, you have to turn your back on the crowd. ~ Max Lucado...

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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. Mark Twain...

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It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious ~Alfred North Whitehea...

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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it....

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The best online filtering is the software between your ears. -Larry Magid...

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The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.~Witter Bynner...

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Artificial intelligences make mistakes too, only faster. -Larry Wall...

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"Every man is born an original, but sadly, most men die copies." ~ Abraham Lincoln...

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There is no theory of evolution, just a list of creatures that Chunk Norris has allowed to Live....

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When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail....

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I finally perfected my formula for powered water... I just don't know what to mix it with. - Steven Wright (Genius)...

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"I bought some batteries, but they weren't included." - Steven Wright...

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I don't care if I lick windows, take the special bus or occasionally pee on myself... My mom says "Hang in there, Sunshine, you are special."...

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Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are two steps ahead....

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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. -- Albert Einstein...

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Any anally retentive person will happily tell you, "anal-retentive" takes a hyphen. -Dan Martinez...

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To get something you never had you must do something you have never done before....

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Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: You find the present tense and the past perfect....

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Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it...

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When I read about the evil of the internet in a book, I gave up reading books....

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One man working with you is worth a dozen men working for you. Herman M. Koelliker...

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"Teachers, we trust you with our children, but not the Internet..."...

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Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. ~Robert Fulghum...

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We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by....

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Forewarned is forearmed. Forearmed is half an octopus....

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If you don't program yourself, life will program you! Les Brown...

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A word to the wise: Trust everybody, but cut the cards....

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"I installed a skylight in my apartment... the people who live above me are furious!" - Steven Wright...

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No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions. -Charles Proteus Steinmetz...

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Teaching is not rocket science. It is, in fact, far more complex and demanding work than rocket science. Richard Elmore, Harvard...

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Are we preparing kids for their future or for our comfort zone?...

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Life is competitive, which test are you going to try to pass today?...

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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. -A.Einstein...

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The harder you work, the luckier you get. ~ Gary Player...

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You Shouldn't Complain, Because 80% of the People Listening Don't Care, and 20% Are Glad it is happening to you....

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My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. Charles Kettering...

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"If nobody hates you, then you're not very interesting."...

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Experience is an expensive school, but a fool will learn from no other. ~Japanese Proverb...

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Change your thoughts and you change your world. -- Norman Vincent Peale...

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A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. -- John A. Shedd...

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To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world. B. Snyder...

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Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. ~Mark Twain...

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"In order to succeed we must first believe we can" - Michael Korda...

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If you simply cannot make the right decision, make a decision and then make it right. Dale Adams...

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"If you want to know someone's true personality, just watch them drive."...

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Parent to school board: "You are distracting our teachers. Let them do what they do best. Let them teach."...

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Most of the time we don't communicate; we just take turns talking....

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A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill...

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"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley...

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"If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -- Toni Morrison...

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"The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision" ~Helen Keller...

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Life doesn't stay still for long. Your mentalitude determines if you go forward, stand still or go back....

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Any school that thinks they can teach without music, art and drama is not a school, it's a factory. DavidWarlick...

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Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. Gail Godwin...

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Education, n.: That which discloses the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. Ambrose Bierce...

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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost...

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Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. Gilbert K. Chesterton...

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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 Wilde...

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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. Edward Everett...

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't. Anatole France...

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An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong. Russell Baker...

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You cannot teach Global Citizenship without being a Global Citizen....

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Intelligent people use their brain. Successful people use Intelligent people's brain....

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The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them....

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The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his
life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
 -- William James...

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Don't flaunt your success, but don't apologize for it either.
 -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr....

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One principal reason why people are so often useless is that they
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How to succeed: try hard enough. How to fail: try too hard.
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Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches. -- Donald A. Miller...

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People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
 -- Anne Sullivan...

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After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success. 
 -- Mason Cooley...

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What counts is not the number of hours you put in, but how much you put in the hours.
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I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the
formula for failure -- which is: Try to please everybody.
 -- Herbert B. Swope...

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A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. Bill Cosby...

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Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. Winston Churchill...

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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass...

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Training yourself to live in the present - without regretting the past or fearing the future - is a recipe for a happy life....

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Work in the invisible world at least as hard as you do in the visible one. ~Rumi...

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"The world is round and the place which may seem like the end, may also be only the beginning." Ivy Baker Priest...

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Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent. John Maynard Keynes...

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When you follow your energy, you get out of your own way. You relinquish control. You let go of judgments and expectations. ~Roberta Allen...

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"There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish something." Thomas Edison...

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Personal responsibility is the root of all personal and professional success. ~Bud Bilanich...

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A mans growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends... Ralph Emerson...

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns...

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A tree looks a lot taller in the desert than it does in the forest...

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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm ~Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore,is not an act but a habit." ~Aristotle...

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The quieter you become the more you can hear. ~Baba Ram...

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A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour!...

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Chance favors the prepared mind...

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Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. Wayne Dyer...

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"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind." ~William James...

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"People don't resist change as much as the way they are changed." ~Stephen Rose...

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Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they have got a second. William James...

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"The longer I teach, the less I talk." Anonymous teacher...

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"You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." - Yogi Berra...

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams ...Eleanor Roosevelt...

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God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you? ~William A. Ward...

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Real Saints aren't sad Sad Saints aren't real Saskatoon Priest...

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Success is not a destination that you ever reach. Success is the quality of the journey. ~Jennifer James...

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There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them. Tom Krause...

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Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful. - John Wooden...

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The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell...

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Excuses are the tools a person with no purpose or vision uses to build great monuments of emptiness!...

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Yesterday is yesterday, if we try to recapture it, we will only lose tomorrow. -Bill Clinton...

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People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them. ~Dave Barry...

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People with sharp tongues often cut their own throats. - unknown...

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It takes a big man to admit when he's wrong, and an even bigger one to keep his mouth shut when he's right. - Jim Fiebig...

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Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. Plato...

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All experience is an arch to build upon. Henry Brook Adams...

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The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. Ben Stein...

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I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments. O.Wilde...

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Forgive many things in others nothing in yourself Ausonius...

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Kind words and good deeds are eternal. You never know where their influence will end. - H. Jackson Browne...

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As handy as a whiskbroom and twice as intelligent. Peter DeVries...

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By the time you learn the rules of life, you're too old to play the game....

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Dying is a very dull, deary affair. and my advice to you is have nothing whatever to do with it. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)...

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A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams...John Barrymore...

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt...

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Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him Wayne Dyer...

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Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right? Wayne Dyer...

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What do elephants and plums have in common? Everything, except that one is an elephant and one is a plum....

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Things are more like they are now than they have ever been. Gerald R. Ford:...

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"Innovation doesn't happen by following the rules."...

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"Kids today don't have short attention spans...they just have short attention spans for old ways of teaching"...

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"Excellent traditional writing skills are not enough to be an effective communicator in the digital age"...

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"Forgive your enemies...but NEVER forget their names." John F. Kennedy...

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Can't we just support the emotional needs of all children, rather than only the neglected or gifted ones?...

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A smile is something you can give at no cost, yet it enriches everyone it touches...

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I told my doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places. Henny Youngman...

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"The notion of PLN has already descended into a level of self-parody." -Gary Stager...

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The man who really wants to do something finds a way, the other finds an excuse." ~ Unknown...

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Worth Just because you're necessary doesn't mean you're important....

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Vision How can the future be so hard to predict when all of my worst fears keep coming true?...

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Tradition Just because you've always done it that way doesn't mean it's not incredibly stupid....

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Failure You can't spell it without U R A...

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Blogging Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few....

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Facing adversity can make you stronger. It can also land you on top of a witch who has a sister with flying monkeys....

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Regret If only you'd let that car salesman talk you into that TruCoat sealant...

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A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice." ~Bill Cosby...

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To be yourself in a world that's trying to make you somebody else is the hardest battle you're going to fight. Keep fighting EE Cummings...

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A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. ~Benjamin Franklin...

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There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot. STEVEN WRIGHT...

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We already live in a time of disconnect, where the classroom has stopped reflecting the world outside its walls. The classroom is born of an industrial mode of thinking, where hierarchy and reproducibility were the order of the day....

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"Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders." Tom Peters...

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"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." Henry Ford...

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By the time you learn the rules of life, you're too old to play the game....

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Motivation is like flour. You don't need it to make a cake but flourless cake is disgusting....

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With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine....

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If you are not living life on the edge, you are taking up too much space....

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"If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." - Copy to Clipboard -- Maya Angelou...

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"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars." ~ Henry Van Dyke...

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"Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are." ~Lao Tzu...

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"The only limits we have are the limits we believe." ~Wayne Dyer...

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Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. Les Brown...

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Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. G. M. Trevelyan, English Social History (1942) British historian (1876 - 1962)...

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"The only thing most people do better than anyone else is read their own handwriting." -- John Adams...

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"To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work." ~ Sister Mary Lauretta...

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"Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself" - Blaise Pascal...

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"Our schools are designed so that most real learning has to occur at home." - Brain Rules, John Medina...

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You have brains in your head.You have feet in your shoes.You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ~Dr. Seuss...

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"A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition." --William Arthur Ward...

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"So it means a great deal when a young man can come to regard his life work as the most fascinating game that he knows." C. Hopkins...

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"Position doesn't make a leader. Title may give authority, but not influence. Influence comes from the person; it must be earned." J Maxwell...

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The one who first resorts to violence shows that he has no more arguments. Chinese adage....

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Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age - William Feather...

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Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. -Maria Robinson...

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No man is free who is not a master of himself. Epictetus....

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"There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." -- Orison Marden....

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"An alert, focused, razor-sharp mind can slice through any challenge." Gary Halbert...

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"The way to succeed is to never quit. That's it. But really be humble about it." - Alex Haley...

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Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. J Conant...

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"We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon." ~KAdenauer...

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Change is not necessary. Survival is Optional. W. Edwards Deming...

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Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. Tagore...

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"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."-Thomas Edison...

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The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.--Evan Esar...

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"You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." - Mark Twain...

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Remember, "you can't spell TEACH without T-E-C-H!" Kevin Jarrett...

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A Google search result told me to mind my own business. Posted by Gregg Scott on Twitter...

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Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go....

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He who smiles in a crisis has found someone to blame....

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The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!...

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God is watching us, the least we can do is be entertaining....

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Laugh at your problems, everybody else does....

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Crowded elevators smell different to midgets....

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Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak....

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If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea... does that mean that one enjoys it?...

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The difference between an oral thermometer and a rectal thermometer is in the taste....

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"The formula for success is quite simple: double your rate of failure." -Thomas J. Watson, Sr. (founder of IBM)...

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There are two kinds of worries -- those you can do something about and those you can't. Don't spend any time on the latter.-- Duke Ellington...

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Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion; you must set yourself on fire Neal Peart...

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Old Principals never die, they just lose their faculties. Bill Austin...

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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain...

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If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa...

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Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresea...

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"I want growth more than I want ensured success" Patrick Combs...

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Never let someone tell you what you can or cannot do, only you have the authority to determine that. Kayla from Twitter...

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Just because you're not paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you......

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There's no idea that's so good that you can't ruin it with a few well-placed idiots -Scott Adams...

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"We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world." - Woodrow Wilson...

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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. --George Bernard Shaw...

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"Sharing is the nature of creation, it doesn't happen in isolation. No one creates in a vacuum. Everything comes from something else."G.Gill...

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"Those who dance are thought insane by those who can't hear the music." George Carlin Why am I surrounded by those who can't hear the music?...

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No matter how relaxed your manner, or how casual your tone, you can't just come out and ask someone what gender they are....

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"Catch a man a fish and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish and your ruin a wonderful business opportunity."- Karl Marx...

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"Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards...more chocolate anyone."...

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'Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain!'...

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YOU might be a school employee if you know how many days, minutes, and seconds are left in the school year!...

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YOU might be a school employee if you think someone should invent antibacterial pencils and crayons.. ..and desks and chairs for that matter!...

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YOU might be a school employee if meeting a child's parent instantly answers this question, 'Why is this kid like this?'...

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YOU might be a school employee if you can't imagine how the ACLU could think that covering your students chair with Velcro and then requiring uniforms made out of the corresponding Velcro could ever be misunderstood by the public....

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YOU might be a school employee if you think caffeine should be available in intravenous form....

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YOU might be a school employee if you laugh uncontrollably when people refer to the staff room as the 'lounge.'...

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YOU might be a school employee if when out in public, you feel the urge to snap your fingers at children you do not know and correct their behavior....

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YOU might be a school employee if you believe, 'shallow gene pool' should have its own box on a report card....

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YOU might be a school employee if you can tell it's a full moon or if it going to rain, snow, hail.. ..anything!!! Without ever looking outside....

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YOU might be a school employee if it is difficult to name your own child because there's no name you can come up with that doesn't bring high blood pressure as it is uttered....

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YOU might be a school employee if you want to slap the next person who says, 'Must be nice to work 8 to 3:30 and have summers off....

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YOU might be a school employee if you believe the playground should be equipped with a Ritalin salt lick....

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"The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you." ~John E. Southard...

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Follow your dreams, except for that one where you're naked at work....

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"Any intelligent fool can invent further complications, but it takes a genius to retain, or recapture, simplicity." -E.F. Schumacher...

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"A teacher that can be replaced by a computer ... should be."...

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"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn." Alvin Toffler...

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"We need to bring learning to people instead of people to learning." Elliott Masie, Masie Center...

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"The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage" Peter Senge, Fifth Discipline...

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"It's not e-learning or c-learning; it's learning" Chuck Ferguson, Sun Microsystems...

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"The next big killer application on the internet is going to be education. Education over the internet is going to be so big it is going to make e-mail usage look like a rounding error." John Chambers...

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"There are two fundamental equalizers in life - the Internet and education." John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems...

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"The current learning model is insufficient to accommodate the needs and realities of companies competing in the global, knowledge-based economy." SRI Consulting...

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"Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing." Donna J Abernathy...

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"Learning how to learn has become the most fundamental skill that an educated person needs to master, and the instrument that enables learning in almost every field is the computer." Dr Peshe Kauriloff...

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"This new economy is based more on brains and brawn - and moves more on broadband byways than concrete highways" Ray Smith, former Chairman, Bell Atlantic...

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"Learning is a process not an event" Elliott Masie, Masie Center...

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Communications is human nature. Knowledge sharing is human nurture." Alison Tucker, Buckman Laboratories...

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"Knowledge generation really only occurs in teams where people engage in doing meaningful work." Paul Senge...

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"Online you get to know your students' minds not just their faces." Harasim, L., Hiltz, S.R., Teles, L., and Turoff, M...

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"In your career, knowledge is like milk. It has a shelf life stamped right on the carton. The shelf life of a degree in engineering is about 3 years." Louis Ross, CTO, Ford Motor Co...

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"E-learning is becoming a commodity. "Companies are looking at E-learning programs like a stapler or reams of paper-- it's just one item in their inventory." Clark Aldrich, Gartner Group...

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"An organization's ability to learn and translate that learning into action is the ultimate competitive advantage." Jack Welch, ex-CEO, GE...

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Over the next few decades the private sector will eclipse the public sector and become the major institution responsible for learning. Jim Botkin and Stan Davis, The Monster Under the Bed...

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Employee education is not growing 100 percent faster than academia, but 100 times - or 10,000 percent - faster... Jim Botkin and Stan Davis, The Monster Under the Bed...

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"If you are not being educated in your job today, you may be out of a job tomorrow... Jim Botkin and Stan Davis, The Monster Under the Bed...

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"X-Generations demand X-cellent training in an X-celerated speed." Angel Rampy...

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YOU might be a school employee if you believe that unspeakable evils will befall you if anyone says, 'Boy, the kids sure are mellow today.'...

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"You can't teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it." Seymour Papert...

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"If we don't focus on the experience dimension of learning, we run the risk of mistaking the publishing of information for learning and training" Elliott Masie...

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"Moving from the one-room schoolhouse to the one-world schoolhouse is now a reality." Cisco Systems...

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"The biggest obstacle to innovation is thinking it can be done the old way." Jim Wetherbe, Texas Tech, 1990....

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"The best learning happens in real life with real problems and real people and not in classrooms." Charles Handy...

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"People love to learn but hate to be taught" Michael Yacobian, internationally renowned trainer...

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"Technological change is the only constant in our work today" Unattrib...

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"Learning is not compulsory ... neither is survival." W Edwards Derning...

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"A single conversation with a wise man is better than 10 years of study." Chinese Proverb...

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"It's what we think we know that keeps us from learning" Claude Bernard...

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Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. ~ Franz Kafka...

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Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty. ~ Edgar Degas...

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There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. ~ Robert G. Ingersoll...

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I doubt if one ever accepts a belief until one urgently needs it. ~ Christopher Isherwood...

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Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not pull it out and strike it, merely to show that you have one. ~ Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield...

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The quicker humanity advances, the more important it is to be the one who deals the first blow. ~ Ernst Kaltenbrunner...

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The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all. ~ Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux...

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Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth. ~ Natalie Clifford Barney...

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Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. ~ William Cowper ~...

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Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. ~ Philip K. Dick...

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There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald...

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No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be ... ~ Isaac Asimov...

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Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. ~ Khalil Gibran...

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Information cannot replace education. -- Earl Kiole...

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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. -- Henry B. Adams...

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There is a brilliant child locked inside every student. -- Marva Collins...

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The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. -- Robert Maynard Hutchins...

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The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves. -- Joseph Campbell...

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They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel. -- Anonymous...

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The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon. -- Anonymous...

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It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts... it is to teach them to think, if that is possible, and always to think for themselves. -- Robert Hutchins...

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Don't set your wit against a child. -- Jonathan Swift...

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Learning to teach is a bigger job than universities, schools, experience, or personal disposition alone can accomplish. -- Sharon Feiman-Nemser...

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As a teacher I feel I have a moral obligation to help the children in my classroom grow toward becoming full human beings and to feel successful. Teaching cognitive skills is not enough... -- Jean Medick...

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Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. --...

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What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. -- Martina Horner...

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That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. -- Doris Lessing...

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Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. -- George Evans...

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Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity. -- Deborah Meier...

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Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present. Unknown...

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Excuse me, I have work to do. Evil plots don't make themselves. Unknown...

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There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes. Doctor Who...

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The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. John Lubbock...

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I can't understand it. I can't even understand the people who can understand it. Queen Juliana...

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I have been surfing the net since 1995, I think I have read it all now. Darren Cannell...

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It is bad luck to be superstitious. - Andrew W. Mathis...

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony Mahatma Gandhi...

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Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand . . . what he learns and the way he understands it. Soren Kierkegaard...

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When I think about all the crap I learned in high school . . . . . . . . it's a wonder I can think at all. Paul Simon...

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The central problem of an education based upon experience is to select the kind of present experience that live fruitfully and creatively in subsequent experiences. John Dewey, 1938...

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Any experience is mis-educative that has the effect of arresting or distorting the growth of further experience....

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Everything depends upon the quality of experience . . . just as no man lives or dies to himself, so no experience lives and dies to itself....

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Three things give the student the possibility of surpassing his teacher: ask a lot of questions, remember the answers, teach. Jan Amos Coménius...

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Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Susan B. Anthony...

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Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more. Bob Talbert...

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Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen. Lee Iacocca...

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Only a teacher? Thank God I have a calling to the greatest profession of all! I must be vigilant every day lest I lose one fragile opportunity to improve tomorrow. Ivan Welton Fitzwater...

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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 Iacocca...

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Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled. Wu Ting-Fang...

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Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy. Robert Heinlein...

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We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again. Shana Alexander...

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The secret of eternal youth is arrested development. Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884 - 1980)...

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The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)...

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We have, I fear, confused power with greatness. Stewart L. Udall (1920 - ), commencement address, Dartmouth College, June 13, 1965...

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You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom....

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If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit....

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It is never too late to be what you might have been....

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He who never made a mistake never made a discovery....

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A closed mouth gathers no feet....

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Your heart understands what your head cannot yet conceive; trust your heart...

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There are no short cuts to any place worth going....

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Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it....

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Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach....

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It takes both sunshine and rain to make a rainbow...

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"The believer is happy. The doubter is wise."...

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"A Wise Man can see more from the bottom of a well than a Fool can see from the top of a mountain."...

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You can lead a fool to wisdom but you can't make him think....

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43% of all statistics are worthless....

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7/5th of all people do not understand fractions....

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Man who live in glass house should change clothes in basement....

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War does not determine who is right, war determine who is left....

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Man who sneezes without hanky takes matters into his own hands....

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Even the greatest of whales is helpless in middle of desert....

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Man who run behind car get exhausted....

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Support bacteria -- it's the only culture some people have!...

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"If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again." - Terry Venables...

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"A bachelor's life is no life for a single man." - Samuel Goldwyn...

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"Solutions are not the answer." - Richard Nixon, former U.S. President...

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"If only faces could talk..." - Pat Summerall, Sportscaster, during the Super Bowl...

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"I'm a 4-wheel-drive pickup type of guy. So is my wife." - Mike Greenwell, Baseball player...

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"Pitching is 80% of the game. The other half is hitting and fielding." - Mickey Rivers, baseball player...

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"If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight." - George Gobel...

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"The world is more like it is now then it ever has before." Dwight Eisenhower...

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"The internet is a great way to get on the net." - Bob Dole, Republican presidential candidate...

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"How to store your baby walker: First, remove baby." Anonymous Manufacturer...

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Life in a vacuum sucks...

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Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. Pablo Picasso...

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The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance. - Laurence J. Peter...

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The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking. - Louis Vermeil...

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“The Internet isn’t free. It just has an economy that makes no sense to capitalism.” Brad Shapcott....

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Life’s disappointments are harder to take when you don’t know any swear words...

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National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway.Tim May...

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As the most participatory form of mass speech yet developed, the Internet deserves the highest protection from government intrusion. Judge Dalzell, CDA panel...

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Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy. Robert Heinlein...

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We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true. Robert Wilenksy (as spoken at a 1996 conference)...

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The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little. Joe Martin...

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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. Bertrand Russell...

A good rule to live by.

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. Robert Orben...

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Personally, I don't think there's intelligent life on other planets. Why should other planets be any different from this one? Bob Monkhouse...

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All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. Sean O'Casey...

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After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I WANT TO SEE THE MANAGER." Willliam S. Burroughs...

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Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday....

Programmers defined...

Programmers - Computer avengers. Once members of that group of high school nerds who wore tape on their glasses, played Dungeons and Dragons, and memorized Star Trek episodes; now millionaires who create "user-friendly" software to get revenge on whoever gave...

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt...

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I love the information age. I do not want to denigrate the internet neophytes, it is their choice to stay away from the information age. And for those neophytes denigrate means 'put down' and neophytes means "a beginner or novice"....

Computer Users clarified

USERS - Collective term for those who stare vacantly at a monitor. Users are divided into three types: Novice, intermediate, and expert. => Novice Users - People who are afraid that simply pressing a key might break their computer. =>...

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I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up. Lenny Bruce...

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it only takes one smile to offer welcome and blessed be the person who will share it. it only takes one moment to be helpful and blessed be the person who will spare it. it only takes one joy to...

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The teacher is one who made two ideas grow where only one grew before Elbert Hubbard...

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Sometimes one sees in the school simply the instrument for transferring a certain maximum quantity of knowledge to the growing generation. But that is not right. Knowledge is dead. The school, however, serves the living. It should develop in the...

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The desire to know is far more important than achievement and/or performance measures. Caine & Caine...

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When I think about all the crap I learned in high school . . . . . . . . it's a wonder I can think at all. Paul Simon...

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Passive acceptance of the teacher's wisdom is easy to most boys and girls. It involves no effort of independent thought, and seems rational because the teacher knows more than his pupils; it is moreover the way to win the favour...

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Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Susan B. Anthony...

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Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand . . . . . . . . . . . . . what he learns and the way he...

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If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?...

I could not resist...2nd quote of the day.

If all the students who slept through lectures were laid end to end, they’d all be a lot more comfortable. Unknown...

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Every instructor assumes that you have nothing else to do except study for that instructor’s course. Unknown...

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If you can't learn to do it well, you should learn to enjoy doing it badly. unknown...

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"Some things Man was never meant to know. For everything else, there's Google."...

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"Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know...

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We sometimes feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. Unknown...

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"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think." -- Anne Sullivan...

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"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." -- C. S. Lewis...

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Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." -- Chinese Proverb...

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"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." -- C. S. Lewis...

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Always be wary of the Software Engineer who carries a screwdriver. -- Robert Paul...

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"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week." - Evan Esar...

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"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater." - Gail Godwin ....

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A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success. Robert Orben - magician and comedy writer. He has written several books and...

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"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think." -- Anne Sullivan...

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“If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it” Albert Einstein...

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"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it." -- J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man...

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"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change." -- Carl Rogers...

Ya Ya ... Just get on with it.

"Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively." -- R.D. Clyde...

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"Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding." -- Ambrose Bierce...

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"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." -- Jim Rohn...

What ship??? sea??? I am confused.

"Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm." -- Publilius Syrus...

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"Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions." -- William Allin...

I knew this...

"Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know." -- R. Verdi...

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"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." -- John Cotton Dana...

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"I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up." - Lenny Bruce...

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Hope all have a God Filled Thanksgiving. A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly; But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around. Carolyn...

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"Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth." Will Rogers....

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Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine...

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Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it. - Jimmy Connors...

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant...

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An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. - Niels Bohr (1885-1962)...

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"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils." -- (Louis) Hector Berlioz...

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No teacher should be required to accept in a class any individual whose conduct habitually interferes with the teaching of others. Jack H. Adamson...

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Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity. -- Deborah Meier...

I know why the author of this quote did not attach his name.

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep. - Anonymous...

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You teach best what you most need to learn. Richard David Bach...

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Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master. Leonardo da Vinci. Notebooks....

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Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves -Ernest Dimnet...

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It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. -- Robert Green Ingersoll...

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When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, "As much as the living are to the dead." Diogenes Laertius (fl. 2nd century)....

Great Quotations

Jami Olver on her facebook has written these as her favorite quotations and they made me laugh so I thought I would share... You can agree with me or be wrong. I am not a control freak, I just know...

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The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action. Herbert Spencer...

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Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire. William B. Yeats, poet...

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Education: Being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. It's knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and it's knowing how to use the information once you get it. William...

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Only the curious will learn and only the resolute will overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. Edmund S. Wilson (1895-1972) U.S. author, literary and social critic....

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Education is too important to be left solely to educators. Francis Keppel...

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A wise man is one who finally realizes that there are some questions one can ask which may have no answers. Anon...

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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 Wilde (1856-1900) Irish poet and dramatist. The Critic as Artist....

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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. Henry Brooks Adams (1828-1918) U.S. historian and writer. The Education of Henry Adams....

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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer....

A little harsh

Courses in education given at...teachers' colleges have traditionally been used as a substitute for genuine scholarship. In my opinion, much of the so-called science of "education" was invented as a necessary mechanism for enabling semieducated people to act as tolerable...

Not my words

Consider... the university professor. What is his function? Simply to pass on to fresh generations of numskulls a body of so-called knowledge that is fragmentary, unimportant, and, in large part, untrue. His whole professional activity is circumscribed by the prejudices,...

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The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done. Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Swiss cognitive psychologist....

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Teachers are people who start things they never see finished, and for which they never get thanks until it is too late. Max Forman...

I like this reason for using technology in teaching.

"Because the generation of students that I am teaching is an instant pudding, drive-through, microwave, download-it-from-the-Internet, media-driven generation, I know that I must be innovative to keep their interest and to inspire in them a creative curiosity." Doug Martin...

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The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher. Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American author, editor and printer....

Got to love Albert

It is little short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not already completely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry…. I believe that one could even deprive a healthy beast of prey of its voraciousness if one could...

I like this quote so it will be the second quote of the day.

Socrates thought the advent of writing would wreak havoc on the powers of the mind. Christian theologians denounced the printing press as the work of the devil. The invention of the telephone was supposed to make letter-writing extinct, and the...

I am not sure I agree but it makes one think.

There is less flogging in our great schools than formerly–but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other. Samuel Johnson (1709-84) English lexicographer and writer....

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A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) American president...

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Education … has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. G. M. Trevelyan (1876-1962) British historian...

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It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's; remedial readin', remedial 'ritin' and remedial 'rithmetic. Robert M. Hutchins...

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The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught. Henry Brooks Adams (1828-1918) U.S. historian and writer. The Education of Henry Adams....

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Education seems to be in America the only commodity of which the customer tries to get as little he can for his money. Max Forman...

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The whole object of education is...to develop the mind. The mind should be a thing that works. Sherwood Anderson...

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Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine. Prof. Irwin Edman...

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My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am. ~Anonymous...

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Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. Norman Douglas...

Now this is a stretch... people will just drive somewhere else.

Distance learning course delivery reduces our environmental impact as it minimizes personal dependency on fuel and energy consumption*. *Roy, R., Potter, Yarrow, K., and Smith, M. (March 2005). Towards Sustainable Higher Education: Environmental impacts of campus-based and distance higher education...

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A succession of eye-openers each involving the repudiation of some previously held belief. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) British dramatist, critic, writer....

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Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance. Will Durant (1885-1981) U.S. author and historian....

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Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught. George Savile, Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695) English statesman and author....

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[Education] consists mainly in what we have unlearned. Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer....

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The inculcation of the incomprehensible into the ignorant by the incompetent. Josiah Stamp...

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[A process] which makes one rogue cleverer than another. Oscar Wilde (1856-1900) Irish poet and dramatist....

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A form of self-delusion. Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American author, editor and printer....

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"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." -- Edith Ann, [Lily Tomlin]...

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Man's going forward from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty. Kenneth G. Johnson...

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One of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought. Bertrand A. Russell (1872-1970) English philosopher, mathematician, and writer....

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Education is hanging around until you've caught on. Robert Frost...

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Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get. William Lowe Bryan...

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"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow - what a...

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"To know nothing of what happened before you were born is to remain ever a child" (Cicero, 2008, p. 1). The way children think is interesting. Everything is invention, everything is discovery...is it so bad to remain a child? These...

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"The real questions are the ones that obtrude upon your consciousness whether you like it or not, the ones that make your mind start vibrating like a jackhammer, the ones that you 'come to terms with" only to discover that...

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"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all try something" (Roosevelt, 2008, p. 1). "The most damaging phrase in the language is: It's always been...

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"The essence of learning is change, behavioural changes in people. To learn, a person must want to change, to be better, to do differently, and this resistance does not occur without resistance. Resistance may be slight, or it may be...

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"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought" (Basho, 2006, p. 1). "If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you'll end up not...

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"A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow" (Brower, 2008, p. 1)....

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"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win" (Mohandas, 2008, p. 1). The Ivory Tower of Learning (Universities) and the traditional media are reeling from the internet weblog and site attacks on...

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“What, exactly, is the internet? Basically it is a global network exchanging digitized data in such a way that any computer, anywhere, that is equipped with a device called a 'modem', can make a noise like a duck choking on...

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In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams...

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A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care. - Richard...

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In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the...

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What we must remember is that this new information technology is only the pipeline and storage system for knowledge exchange. It does not create knowledge and cannot guarantee or even promote knowledge generation or knowledge sharing in a corporate culture...

Dax's Quote of the Day

After attending a funeral my four year old had many questions, to which I responded the best I could. After some deep though he comes up with: He would like an aggressive buffalo which could kill an elephant so he...

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Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to change...almost everyone gets busy on the proof. John Kenneth Galbraith...

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The problem is not how to get new thoughts into your mind, but how to get the old ones out. Nancy Austin...

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"He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning." unknown...

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Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill...

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Online education as mainstream education: Online education becomes mainstream education in Scandinavia. Before year 2000, typical universities piloted a few online courses with some pioneering students. Today, many higher education institutions are implementing online education services to all their students....

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Virtual mobility of online students: …campus-based students are increasingly voting with their mouse and taking significant parts of their undergraduate degrees online from other institutions. M.F. Paulsen...

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Speech synthesis in online education: The recent development in speech synthesis has made it so understandable and user-friendly that more learners may benefit from it. These include blind students, dyslectic students, and students who for example spend much time in...

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Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. Unknown...

I like and believe this statement.

Those who dare to teach must never cease to learn. Taken from Teaching Online....

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Text and e-learning: Even though we have experienced tremendous developments in online education during the last 15 years, it is interesting to observe that written communication, perhaps the most important part of online teaching and learning, has not changed much....

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E-learning evolution: All are evolutionary developments that were visible 15 years ago and not really hard to predict. The only really revolutionary development in online education during this period was the introduction of the Web. This technological development, which nobody...

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Educational collisions: …the universities will need seamless and powerful integration of their online learning environments and their student management systems. [We] will see two worlds collide in this process: The world of the teaching staff and the world of the...

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Instructional imperialism: In the US, online educators tend to perceive the Internet as their home market. In the Nordic countries, educators regard it as an opportunity to study online courses from the United States. If these countries do not change...

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Learning Management System loyalty: The institutions do not seem to be especially loyal to, or dependent on, one LMS system. The majority of the institutions had changed system, planned to change system, or operated secondary systems. M.F. Paulsen...

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Spread of e-learning: Evidence of the worldwide spread of e-learning in recent years is easy to obtain. In April 2003, no fewer than 66,000 fully online courses and 1,200 complete online programs were listed on the TeleCampus portal… M.F. Paulsen...

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Virtual professors and parenthood: You are going to work harder in teaching a course online, at least the first time.... Being a “virtual” professor is a little bit like parenthood. You are “on duty” all the time, and there seems...

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E-learning bells: In traditional education and training allocation of resources is controlled by the “ringing of the bell”. M.F. Paulsen...

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"When you follow your bliss... doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else." -- Joseph Campbell...

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Online teacher workload: In correspondence courses, teachers are accustomed to mail carriers who deliver mail once a day. Online teachers, however, may receive e-mail 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This online immediacy results in student demand for...

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Online students have better grades: Both studies show that online students have better average grades and a lower percentage of failing grades. This does not necessarily show that online courses were better than traditional part-time courses, but it shows that...

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Flexible education and learning: Today’s students often have full-time jobs and families to take care of and many are reluctant to participate if it means relinquishing high-quality family life and job achievements. They need flexible education: education that allows them...

Paulsen Quotes

Sustainable e-learning: Sustainable online education is characterized by its ability to persist when extraordinary internal or external funding stops. Unfortunately, it seems to be a rare phenomenon. In most cases online education is sustainable when it generates an economic surplus...

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Our age of anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools. Marshall McLuhan on Technology...

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"Learn from the past, plan the future, live in the moment."...

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Student dreams and teacher nightmares: Online education offers students excellent opportunities for individual communication with their tutors. They can be contacted via e-mail 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Few learning environments provide such opportunities for individual access...

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Online students are lurkers: An online teacher once complained jokingly that he had too many lurkers in his discussion forums and that too few online students dared to expose themselves. M.F. Paulsen...

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Misapprehensions about online courses: One of the most obvious misapprehensions about online courses is that they should take place in front of a PC. Most online students spend much more time studying textbooks and preparing assignments than surfing the Internet....

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Export of education:…in Australia, the official strategy is to develop education to become the second largest export industry. In the Nordic countries, however, the export of education does not seem to be an issue for public discussion. M.F. Paulsen...

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Online Education is a melting pot for educators: …online education may facilitate collaboration and stimulate discussion between people, cultures, institutions, and subject areas. It is like a melting pot for educators. Young professionals who now enter the field of online...

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Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity. -- Deborah Meier Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. -- George Evans...

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It is all over that there internet which by the way is open late. Author: Unknown...

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It is over there on the internet, which by the way is now open late....

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If the #2 pencil is so popular, why is it still #2?...

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What are preparations A-G?...

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Will wearing short sleeve shirts show your support for the right to bare arms?...

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"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of clothes I wore. But the world may be much different because I was important in...

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Why are a goose and his wife called geese, but a moose and his wife aren't called meese...

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Research finds no significant difference between distance learning and traditional face to face learning. Robert Hatfield Ph. D....

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“The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” Bulwer-Lytton A Teachers is one who makes himself progessively unnecessary. Thomas Carruthers...

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“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” –William Arthur Ward...

Large numbers.

Behind every man now alive stand thirty ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living. Since the dawn of time, roughly a hundred billion human beings have walked the planet Earth. — Now this is...

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There are no stupid questions, but there are a LOT of inquisitive idiots....

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Teachers are no longer the drivers of reform, but the driven. Many teachers and schools, in fact, are being driven to distraction. Under the pressures of the federal No Child Left Behind Act and its mandate for “adequate yearly progress,”...

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No animals were hurt in the making of this blog, they were killed instantly. Sightly altered from the Colbert Report...

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I was in a "Battle of wits" the other day but my opponent said I was not armed. I don't get it???...

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Genius without education is like silver in the mine. Ben Franklin...

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandala. But this weapon is not very effective in changing itself. It is recognized that the current education system is not capable of educating the...

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"If you put a doctor of 100 years ago in today's operating room, she would be lost, yet if you placed a teacher of 100 years ago into one of today's classrooms she wouldn't skip a beat. " Molebash 1999...

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I just read an article on the dangers of drinking diet coke.... It scared the living crap out of me! So, that's it! After today..... no more reading....

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This thought came to mind as I was listening to one of the speakers... School's first response to social networking tools is to disallow their use in the classroom. This fear mongering is not preparing the students for the world...

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Our first response to getting teacher to change the way they approach anything is Professional Development. We spend lots of money in our division on professional development. One of the conference speaker states: Pd is out there... learning but does...

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Teachers need to exist in the spaces the students exist, understand their culture. You have no credibility if you are not where they are. A speaker at the last conference I was at said this....and I cannot remember who...sorry. But...

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I just called the psychic hotline to find out why my phone bill was so high. Mr. Hightower....

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The other day I was with God and he sneezed....I didn't know what to say. Rich Little...

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AIn the midst of other priorities, schools can choose to view this emerging pressure for change from their student body in either a positive or negative light. On the positive side, through the growing use of the Internet outside of...

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.....

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Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too Voltaire...

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During his 1956 presidential campaign, a women called out to Adlai E. Stevenson Senator, you have the vote of every thinking person! Stevenson called back...That's not enough, madam, we need a majority!...

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It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all try something. former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

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Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend, and inside of a dog, it is too dark to read. Groucho Marx...

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Never make forecasts, especially about the future. Samuel Goldwyn...

Education Quotes

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe the each one has something special that can be built upon. Ann Lieberman...

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Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956) Truth never hurts the teller. Robert Browning...

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If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm. Elizabeth Bowen...

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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. William Blake...

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Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. Bruce Barton...

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Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap. Jacques Barzun The House of Intellect...

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Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. Basho...

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During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But one of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. Bernard M. Baruch...

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You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizons. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about -- the more you have left...

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If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you'll end up not doing anything for anybody. Malcolm Bane...

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The great trouble with most men is that those who have been educated become uneducated just as soon as they stop inquiring and investigating life and its problems for themselves. Newton Diehl Baker...

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On two occasions I have been asked (by Members of Parliament), "Pray Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answer come out?" I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of...

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Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. Walter Anderson...

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The shortest distance between two points is under construction. Noelie Altile...

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It is a dog eat dog world and I am wearing milkbone underwear. Norm (from Cheers)...

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We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain. William Alger...

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If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average. M.H. Alderson...

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First learn computer science and all the theory. Next develop a programming style. Then forget all that and just hack. George Carrette (1990)...

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Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman...

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The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple. A. H. Alderson...

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Never speak more clearly than you think. Jeremy Bernstein...

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Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world. Joel Barnes...

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A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. Ludwig Erhard...

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How did the scarecrow know he didn't have a brain? Lance W. Bledsoe...

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Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives. Willa A. Foster...

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Positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. Herm Albright...

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Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry. George Ada (1866 - 1944)...

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We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter. Denis Diderot...

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It is the characteristics excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. Dietrich Bonhoeffer...

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The real questions are the ones that obtrude upon your consciousness whether you like it or not, the ones that make your mind start vibrating like a jackhamer, the ones that you 'come to terms with" only to discover that...

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Education makes a person easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave. Lord Brougham In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find...

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You can always spot a well informed man - his views are the same as yours. Ilka Chase...

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Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. Rick Cook...

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We have a balance of $84.32 in the bank... Which makes us four and a half trillion dollars richer than the United States Federal Goverment. Jim Borgman --cartoonist...

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I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated. Poul Anderson - Author...

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A question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim. Edgar W. Dijkstra...

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A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow. Charles Brower...

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A good leader is a person who is followed by people who don't have to. Unknown...

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You can't get ahead while getting even Dick Armey...

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The way to activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. Then you make a choice, you activate vast human energies and resources, which otherwise go untapped. All too often people...

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Health nuts are going to feel stupid one day, lying in the hospital, dying of nothing. Redd Foxx...

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The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it. John Ciardi...

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The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory. Paul Fix...

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I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." Albert Einstein...

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Reality is just a crutch for people that can't handle CyberSpace!! Hank Duderstadt...

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To discuss an opinion with a fool is like carrying a lantern before a blind man. De Gaston...

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The essence of learning is change, behavioral changes in people. To learn, a person must want to change, to be better, to do differently, and this resistance does not occur without resistance. Resistance may be slight, or it may be...

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"To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." Elbert Hubbard...

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You think education is expensive, try ignorance. Derek Bok...

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The future comes one day at a time. Dean Acheson (1893-1971) - American Lawyer...

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You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice. Unknown Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot. Unknown...

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I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. Daniel Boone...

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If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. Mary Kay Ash (Cosmetics entrepreneuse)...

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Big ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them. John Elliot, Jr....

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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land amoung the stars. Les Brown...

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Success builds character, failure reveals it Dave Checkett...

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Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven. Edward de Bono...

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Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone, the talking-machine, and the automobile,...

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The effort of using machines to mimic the human mind has always struck me as rather silly. I would rather use them to mimic something better. Edsger Dijkstra...

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The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) English economist, journalist...

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Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. Louis E. Boone...

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Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated...

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A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or...

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Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say their own ideas and other people's values. Gerald Brenan Thoughts in a Dry Season...

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And that's the world in a nutshell, an appropriate receptacle. Stan Dunn...

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People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. Leo J. Burke...

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The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the trace of genius, can deal with successfully. Walter Lippmann...

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Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. James Bryant Conant...

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The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but that we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway. Bernard Avishai...

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Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats. Howard Aiken...

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How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.' John Abbott...

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A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing. Joey Adams...

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Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop. Lewis Carroll, from Alice in Wonderland...

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If at first you don't succeed, then you're doing about average If, at first, you do succeed, try to hide your astonishment. If at first you don't succeed, then failure is a real possibility If at first you don't succeed,...

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You know you've achieved perfection in design, Not when you have nothing more to add, But when you have nothing more to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery...

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The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage. Danish Proverb...

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The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery -- not over nature but of themselves Rachel Carson...

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"The litmus test of all leadership is whether it mobilizes people's commitment to putting their energy into actions designed to improve things." Michael Fullan, 2001...

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The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. Lilly Tomlin...

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Don't worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try. Author unknown....

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Don't take life too seriously, because you will never get out of it alive Author Unknown...

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Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers...

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BRITTANY (age 4) had an earache and wanted a painkiller. She tried in vain to take the lid off the bottle. Seeing her frustration, her Mom explained it was a childproof cap and she'd have to open it for her....

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Life is a challenge. Can you complete it. Author Unknown...

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Let others cheer the winning man, There's one I hold worth while; Tis he who does the best he can, Then loses with a smile. Beaten he is, but not to stay Down with the rank and file, That man...

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All power corrupts, but we need electricity. Unknown...

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To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don't worry about the darkness for that is when the stars shine brightest. Unknown...

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The best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time Abraham Lincoln...

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Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true! Homer J. Simpson...

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Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. Bertrand Russell...

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Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails. Clarence Darrow...

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Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness Chinese Proverb...

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Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds. George Elliot...

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To be nobody-but-yourself-- in a world which is doing its best night and day, to make you everybody else--means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. E.E. Cummings...

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"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Peter F. Drucker...

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" Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." Samuel Johnson...

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The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years. Someone the other day said, "It's the biggest thing since Gutenberg," and then someone else said "No, it's the biggest thing since the invention...

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“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” Mortimer Adler...

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If you really do put a small price upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. (Anonymous)...

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“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler...

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"What time is it? Do you ever stand back and try to see the big picture, the view from 50,000 feet of what's going on in organizations, communities, the world? From up there, how would you describe these times? Is...

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"Technology is not the solution to the complex problems that face our schools but it can dramatically increase the community of participants designing solutions. Fundamental change in the next decades will result from participation in education by a large community...

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If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies. Author Unknown...

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If you are standing on thin ice, you might as well dance. Unknown Author...

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I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen (1775-1817) English Author...

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History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there. George Santayana...

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The open-minded see the truth in different things: the narrow-minded see only the differences. Author Unknown...

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When I works I work hard When I sit I sit loose And when I think I fall asleep Unknown...

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When in charge Ponder When in trouble Delegate When in doubt Mumble Unknown...

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The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open Unknown...

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Trust Everybody, but cut the cards Finley Peter Dunne...

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No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you will see why Mignon McLaughlin...

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Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world. Dave Barry- American...

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If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time--a tremendous whack. Winston Churchill...

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Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. Dale Carnegie...

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My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. Orson Welles...

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Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement. George Adams...

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I am only one, but still I am one, I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. Helen Keller...

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I am not sure I agree with this but it is fuel for thought. Schools only teach us confusion, class position, indifference, emotional and intellectual dependency, conditional self-esteem, and surveillance, says John Taylor Gatto....

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About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all. Rita Mae Brown...

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A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times. Author Unknown...

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Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big. George Carlin...

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There is so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? Dick Cavett...

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Whey you blame others, you give up your power to change. Dr. Robert Anthony...

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Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. Douglas Adams Last chance to see...

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"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts" Bertrand Russel...

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The "Hidden Curriculum" Barrell (1991) •The teacher "teaches" and the students "sit and listen" or learn passively. •There is one "right answer" to any question, and it is in the book to be read. •The answer to most questions can...

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Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain. -Fawn M. Brodie...

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If one wishes a subject to be taught with maximal effectiveness, he should: 1. Present it in its most interesting form. a. Demonstrate its general use in life. b. Demonstrate its specific use to the student in life. 2. Present...

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There is less flogging in our great schools than formerly–but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other. Samuel Johnson (1709-84) English lexicographer and writer....

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There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child. ~ Thomas Bailey, Florida State Superintendent of Schools...

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I would never join a club that would have me as a member. My Brother...

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Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)...

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This quote is from the movie Akeelah and the Bee, I watched it last night and like the quote. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is...

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The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than...

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Quote of the day for you math people. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321...

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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the young mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you...

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Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. Unknown Author...

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Ye can lead a man up to the university, but you can't make him think. Finley Peter Dunne...

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Complain if you want...but realize that 80% of the people don't care and the other 20% take pleasure in your unhappiness. Unknown...

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Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. Jef Raskin, interviewed in Doctor Dobb's Journal...

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"To know nothing of what happened before you were born is to remain ever a child" -- Cicero I like the way children think everything is invention everything is discovery...is it so bad to remain a child? I am sure...

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"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, And the other how to live." John Adams...

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"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher." Elbert Hubbard...

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"A true friend is someone who knows you're a good egg even if you're a little cracked." Unknown...

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Our job as online developers/teachers is: To destroy the digital divide, not reinforce it. Create material that is accessible by all social economic groups Bob Clougherty Director, Web Design Program, Professor of English...

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You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God. Author Unknown...

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He who asks a question is a fool for a minute; he who does not remains a fool forever. Chinese Proverb: Education: Inspirational Quotes...

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I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants. A. Whitney Brown...

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If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything. Bill Lyon...

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I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back. I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places. Henny Youngman US (English-born) comedian (1906 - 1998)...

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I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. Henny Youngman US (English-born) comedian (1906 - 1998)...

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There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot. Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I...

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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific. Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)...

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Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good. Samuel Johnson, (attributed) English author, critic, & lexicographer (1709 - 1784)...

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Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers US humorist & showman (1879 - 1935)...

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If you are on thin ice, you may as well dance. Unknown....

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After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager." William S. Burroughs US author (1914 - 1997)...

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If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow enobled and no-one dares criticize it. Pierre Gallois...

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That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. Doris Lessing...

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"In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better." Ellen DeGeneres...

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The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. George Burns US actor & comedian (1896 - 1996)...

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Nobody believes the official spokesman... but everybody trusts an unidentified source. Ron Nesen...

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If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. Peter Ustinov English actor & author (1921 - 2004)...

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Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view. Lillian Hellman US dramatist (1905 - 1984)...

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It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it. Upton Sinclair US novelist & socialist politician (1878 - 1968)...

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Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to. H. Mumford Jones US critic & educator (1892 - 1980)...

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You can only be young once. But you can always be immature. Dave Barry US columnist & humorist (1947 - )...

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Education is too important to be left solely to educators. Francis Keppel...

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For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. Alice Kahn...

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"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Albert Einstein...

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Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others Groucho Marx...

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TRUE LOVE If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it was, and always will be yours. If it never returns, it was never yours to begin with. If it just sits in your living room,...

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I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. Dana Carvey US actor & comedian (1955 - )...

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Benjamin Franklin, who largely educated himself, cautions: "He that teaches himself hath a fool for his master."...

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Teachers are people who start things they never see finished, and for which they never get thanks until it is too late. Max Forman...

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Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats. Howard Aiken US computer scientist (1900 - 1973)...

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Good teachers never teach anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place. Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa...

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If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around. Christina Stead, House of All Nations (1938) "Credo" Australian novelist & short story author (1903 - 1983)...

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I have seen the future and it doesn't work. Robert Fulford...

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To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938...

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When someone tells you something defies description, you can be pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway. Clyde B. Aster...

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. Anatole France French novelist (1844 - 1924)...

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You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play. Warren Beatty...

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There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don't know. Ambrose Bierce, US author & satirist (1842 - 1914)...

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The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. William James US Pragmatist philosopher & psychologist (1842 - 1910)...

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I am not really a cat fan but this is funny. Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. Jeff Valdez...

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Still my favourite: The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay...

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For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. J. W. Schopf...

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My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village,...

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I never know how much of what I say is true. Bette Midler...

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Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. Bertrand Russell British author, mathematician, & philosopher (1872 - 1970)...

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Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true. Niels Bohr, to a young physicist Danish physicist (1885 - 1962)...

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Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Sir Winston Churchill British politician (1874 - 1965)...

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Everyone rises to their level of incompetence. Laurence J. Peter, "The Peter Principle" US educator & writer (1919 - 1988)...

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Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. Laurence J. Peter US educator & writer (1919 - 1988)...

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Heck, there are no rules here-- we're trying to accomplish something. Thomas A. Edison US inventor (1847 - 1931)...

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I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER. Groucho Marx US comedian with Marx Brothers (1890 - 1977)...

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I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion. Neil Armstrong, USC 2005 graduation US astronaut (1930 - )...

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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963 US black civil rights leader & clergyman (1929 - 1968)...

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Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know...

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When everyone is against you, it means that you are absolutely wrong-- or absolutely right. Albert Guinon (1863 - 1923)...

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant US historian (1885 - 1981)...

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. William A. Ward...

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I might have posted this one before...but I like it. All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer German philosopher (1788 - 1860)...

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Despite the high cost of living it still remains very popular. Unknown...

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Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care. William Safire US columnist & speechwriter (1929 - )...

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"The multitude of books is making us ignorant" Voltaire I like it better as... The massive amounts of information on the internet makes us all ignorant. Darren Cannell...

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When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. Rodney Dangerfield...

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If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. Robert X. Cringely, InfoWorld magazine...

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If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. Peter Ustinov English actor & author (1921 - 2004)...

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My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. Ellen DeGeneres US comedian and actress...

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The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. Calvin Trillin...

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I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring British scholar & fantasy...

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One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time. Author Unknown...

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All Fords are exactly alike, but no two men are just alike. Every new life is a new thing under the sun; there has never been anything just like it before, never will be again. A young man ought to...

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Don't use a big word where a diminutive one will suffice. Unknown...

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My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going on to be scared. P. J. Plauger, Computer Language, March 1983...

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If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door. Paul Beatty...

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Imagination is more important than knowledge... Albert Einstein US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)...

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I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them. Nancy Astor,...

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Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. John Wilmot...

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The computer is a moron. Peter Drucker American (Austrian-born) management writer (1909 - 2005)...

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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)...

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. Anatole France French novelist (1844 - 1924)...

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"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning." Rich Cook...

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The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory. Paul Fix...

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Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others. Groucho Marx US comedian with Marx Brothers (1890 - 1977)...

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Years ago my mother said to me, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. Mary Chase, Elwood P. Dowd (Jimmy Stewart) in "Harvey", 1950 US...

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby US comedian & television actor (1937 - )...

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Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. Herbert Hoover US mining engineer & politician (1874 - 1964)...

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Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting. Alan Dean Foster, "To the Vanishing Point"...

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The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided. Casey Stengel US baseball manager (1890 - 1975)...

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Men are like fine wine. They start out as grapes, and it's up to the women to stomp the crap out of them, until they turn into something acceptable to have dinner with. My wife...

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For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. Alice Kahn...

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The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money. David Richerby...

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"The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'." Larry Hardiman...

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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw Irish dramatist & socialist (1856 - 1950)...

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The quickest way to a man's heart really is through his stomach, because then you don't have to chop through that pesky rib cage. J. Jacques, Questionable Content webcomic, #478, 10-27-05...

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I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. John Cage US composer of avant-garde music (1912 - 1992)...

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If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either. Dick Cavett US comedian & television host (1936 - )...

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The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid. Art Spander...

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Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. Andy Rooney US news commentator (1919 - )...

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Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. Doug Larson...

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I don't necessarily agree with everything I say. Marshall McLuhan Canadian author, educator, & philosopher (1911 - 1980)...

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In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. Paul Harvey...

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For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn--much. W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman, And Now All This (1932) introduction...

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To err is human--and to blame it on a computer is even more so. Robert Orben...

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Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince", 1943 French writer (1900 - 1944)...

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When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him. Thomas Szasz, "The Second Sin"...

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Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes US author & physician (1809 - 1894)...

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Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. Doug Larson...

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Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes, in Forbes Magazine US art collector, author, & publisher (1919 - 1990)...

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If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect. Ted Turner...

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The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance. Robert R. Coveyou, Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

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Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. George Orwell English essayist, novelist, & satirist (1903 - 1950)...

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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke, "Technology and the Future" (Clarke's second law) English physicist & science fiction author (1917 - )...

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When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it. Bernard Bailey...

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The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities. Sophocles...

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Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates, Business @ The Speed of Thought...

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People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one. A. J. Liebling...

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USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population. David Letterman US comedian & television host (1947 - )...

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A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. Dwight D. Eisenhower...

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I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks. Totie Fields...

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Teaching is more difficult than learning because what teaching calls for is this: to let learn. The real teacher, in fact, lets nothing else be learned than learning. His conduct, therefore, often produces the impression that we properly learn nothing...

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Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. Doug Larson...

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Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. Jef Raskin, interviewed in Doctor Dobb's Journal...

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Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege. Author: Unknown...

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An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. Niels Bohr Danish physicist (1885 - 1962)...

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The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. Rita Mae Brown US author and social activist...

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We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true. Robert Wilensky, speech at a 1996 conference...

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