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When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that
we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander
We know that nature is described by the best of all possible
mathematics because God created it. Alexander Polyakov
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. Galileo
Education should convert the mind into a living fountain and not a reservoir. John M.
The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the
significance of his life to himself and to others. Grayson Kirk
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress. Joseph
You can lead someone to knowledge, but you can't make him think.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous
Nothing can be accomplished until we take the first step.
Our words and our deeds should speak the same language.
Society is improved one life at a time.
Neglect is all it takes to ruin
Dedication is doing what you said you would do long after the mood you said it in has passed. Sean Davis
One of the biggest deceptions in life comes when someone thinks he knows everything. Chris Teske
You can get knowledge in college, but true wisdom comes from God.
Put it before them briefly so they will
read it, clearly so they will appreciate it,
picturesquely so they will remember it
and, above all, accurately so they will
be guided by its light. Joseph Pulitzer
Sow the seeds of truth wherever you
have opportunity. E. G. White
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. Epictetus
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn. Greek Proverb
Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true
education. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am still learning. Michelangelo
Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle
The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
A good teacher will lead the horse to water, an excellent teacher will make the horse thirsty first.
Books can change the world.
...the test of communication is
you as a teacher say, but what your
students say; not what you think, but
what they think; not what you feel, but
what they feel; not what you're doing,
but what they're doing.
Howard G. Hendricks
One new perception, one fresh
thought, one act of surrender, one change of heart, one leap of faith, can change your life
forever. Robert Holden
Quotations offer one kind of
break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.
Treat personal praise for
your accomplishments like you would perfume; sniff it, but don't swallow it.
The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action. Herbert Spencer
to count is not as important as teaching them what counts.
The term Absolute is the
opposite of the term Relative.
The only thing that interferes
learning is my education.
If you have
knowledge, let others light
their candles at it. Margaret Fuller
Train up a child
in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
To educate a
person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt
Knowledge is of
no value unless you put it into practice. Heber Grant
pays most for the
things one gets for nothing.
Tis not knowing
much, but what is
useful, that makes a wise man.
The mind, the
soul, is built up by that upon which it feeds; and it rests with us to determine upon what it shall be
fed. E.G. White
religion is lame.
Religion without science is blind.
Where all think
alike, no one thinks very much.
You have not
converted a man because
you have silenced him. John Morley
The best way to
educate children is to
spend quality time with them.
Education is what
remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. Albert Einstein
everything you think. Chris Teske
scientific truth goes through three states: First, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next they say it has
been discovered before; lastly they say they always believed it. Louis
Absence of proof
is not proof of
absence. William Cowper
A drug can be
defined as a chemical that, when injected into an animal, produces a scientific paper. Tony
In questions of
science the authority of
a thousand is not worth the humble
reasoning of a single individual.
Research is what
I'm doing when I
don't know what I'm doing.
Wernher von Braun
becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. H.G.
students to use what talents they have; the woods would be silent if no bird sang except those that sing
True education is not forcing of
instruction on an unready and unreceptive mind. E.G.
It is better to
stir up a question without
deciding it, than to decide it without
stirring it up. Joseph Joubert
Education is what
survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. B.F.
Many people would
rather die than think; in fact, most do. Bertrand Russell
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
and assume nothing.
things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever
things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think
on these things. Philippians 4:8
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