Monday, November 21, 2011
Quotes can often give us a change in perspective when we need it. Here are a few that seem appropriate to the time in the semester. (Amy Jarmon)
Chinese proverb: Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.
John Searle: If you can't say it clearly, you don't understand it.
Dennis Tonsing: "Learn" is an active verb.
Thomas Edison: Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Abigail Adams: Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Kim Lyons: Yesterday is a cancelled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is the only cash you have, so spend it wisely.
Unknown: If you study to remember, you will forget; but, if you study to understand, you will remember.
Brian Chargualaf: Every step you take is a step away from where you used to be.
Doc Childre and Howard Martin: Stress is an untransformed opportunity for empowerment.
Yiddish proverb: Borrowed brains have no value.
Irish proverb: You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Chinese proverb: You can eat an elephant one bite at a time.