Every exit is an entry somewhere else. - Tom Shoppard “And what is as important as knowledge?” asked the mind. “Seeing and hearing with the heart.” answered the soul. Yesterday’s hits won’t win tomorrows ballgames.
“And what is as important as knowledge?” asked the mind. “Seeing and hearing with the heart.” answered the soul.
- Mahatma Gandhi
-George F. Will
Don’t take for granted the things closest to your heart. Cling to them as you would your life, for without them, life is meaningless.
- George Santayana
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain
If I ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
- Issac Newton
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery.
- H.G. Wells
Don’t throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.
- Swedish proverb
Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
"Failures are divided into two classes – those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought."
--John Charles Salak
We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.
- Stephen Covey
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people; those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; As great as your dominant aspiration.
Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up, depends on us.
-L. Thomas Holdcroft
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
-Henry Brooks Adams
-Alexander of Macedon
To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
-James R. Angell
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
The aim of education should be to teach us how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive, easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
-Henry Peter Brougham
I see and I believe.
I do and I understand.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Wisdom is what you get from a lifetime of listening when you would have preferred to talk.
dance like nobody's watching,
and love like you've never been hurt.
happiness of man that he
be mentally faithful to himself.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
--Old English Proverb
“As a sculptor works the clay, the teacher molds the child. Let us shape the future with knowledge, truth, passion, joy and love." -Frank Thomas
"A man reveals his character even in the simplest things he does." --Jean de La Bruyere
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
"…with more understanding, we can meet in the middle and walk the rest of the way together."
"If you do not change your direction, you will end up exactly where you are headed." -Ancient Chinese Proverb