QUOTES OF THE WEEK
JULY I WEEK, 2011
Inspiring Educational Quotations for Students from the Famous and not so Famous
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
Booker T. Washington:
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Richard C Miller:
Even if at first you do succeed, you still have to work hard to stay there.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of you life. If you don’t, life controls you.
Paul J. Meyer:
The only honest measure of your success is what you are doing compared to your true potential
We measure success and depth by length of time, but it is possible to have a deep relationship that doesn’t always stay the same.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Only very foolish people are convinced that they are never wrong. Confess often!
Loud does not always mean right. Quiet does not always mean fearful.