Monday, November 21, 2011

Some Quotes to Keep in Mind

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.

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