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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Sport

Learning is not a spectator sport.

Anonymous


Success

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.

David M. Burns


Superman

Label on a child's Superman costume: Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.

Unknown


T

Temper, Temper

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Robert Frost


The Best

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

Dan Quayle


The Object

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert Maynard Hutchins


Thought

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Confucius


Thoughts

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle


Tolerance

The highest result of education is tolerance.

Helen Keller


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Understand

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Confucious (551 BC - 479 BC)



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