Famous Quotes (Marc Dastous)


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Marc explains: "This is a glossary of famous quotes that I compiled to go with Jan Dierckx's block Random Quotes (http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=9743) Block.  These quotes are education and inspirational in nature."

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Common sense

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein


D

Dare to teach!

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

Richard Henry Dann


Destiny?

Poverty, race, ethnicity and immigration status are not in themselves determinative of student achievement. Demography is not destiny ...

Justice Leland DeGrasse -- NY


Discover

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant


Discoverers

A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars.

Linnaeus


Diversity

Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.

Deborah Meiers


E

Effects

A teacher effects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Adams


Empower

Education is not a form of entertainment, but a means of empowering people to take control of their lives.

Unknown


Empowerment

The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.

Aung San Suu Kyi 


Enthusiasm

Nothing is ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson



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