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No interference

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education

Mark Twain

Not really hard

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

O

One step at a time

Take a deep breath, count to ten, and tackle each task one step at a time.

Linda Shalaway

Opportunity

Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.

Brian Tracy

Our role...

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 Me**

 

P

Part of the Problem

What we're saying today is that you're either part of the solution, or you're part of the problem.

Eldridge Cleaver
(1935-98, founder member and information minister of the Black Panthers, American political activist group, in a speech in 1968.)

Passion

Teaching is not a profession; it's a passion.

Unknown

Perfection

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Aristotle

Perseverence


Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1953) founder of Ford Motor Company

Pleasure

It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought--that is to be educated.

Edith Hamilton

Prepare

A good education is not so much one which prepares a man to succeed in the world, as one which enables him to sustain a failure.

Bernard Iddings Bell Chaplain, University of Chicago

Press on

Nothing in the 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 derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, 'Press on,' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

Prosperity

If I were asked ... to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of Americans ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply: To the superiority of their women.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Proverb

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Chinese proverb

Provisions

Education is the best provision for old age.

Aristotle

Q

Questioning

The important thing is not to stop questioning.

Albert Einstein

Questions

Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts with posing questions.

D.T. Max

R

Rational Societies

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 highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.

Lee Iacocca

Reading

It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can't do anything else, read all that you can.

Jane Hamilton

Reality?

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

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