Inspirational Quotations by (Chad Outten)
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all of our tomorrows.
The best way to teach morality is to make it a habit with children.
I need all my brain cells firing to outwit my invisible enemies.
There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance.
The Power is YOURS !
Let us fit young women for earth without unfitting them for heaven.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Christian Nevell Bovee
Example has more followers than reason.
Open wide the windows of our spirits and fill us full of life.
Claude L. Kulp
...Every child born or adopted by this republic has by virtue of that fact the right to have developed whatever of talent he may possess, without reference to the quality, quantity, or type of that talent, under conditions favorable to such development, and that he shall have assured to him the opportunity to go as far as his ability and ambition will permit in order that he may live his life more abundantly than he otherwise could.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it to confess your ignorance.
Cree Indian Prophecy
You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love and respect for them, and a clear realisation of the oneness of all human beings.
We—human beings—are part of 'biodiversity.' We are dependent on the whole food chain down below us.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It's not.
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work for it.
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
George W. Bush
I just love the idea of a school in which people come to get educated and stay in the state in which they're educated.
Civilisation is the celebration of diversity.
I can't believe I ate the whole thing.
Quoted from High School Yearbook
Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin ... the great equalizer of the conditions of men - the balance-wheel of the social machinery. It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor.
Education, for most people, means trying to lead the child to resemble the typical adult of his society... But for me, education means making creators... You have to make inventors, innovators, not conformists.
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
John F. Kennedy
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
John Ralston Saul
The better the citizenry as a whole are educated, the wider and more sensible public participation, debate and social mobility will be...Highly sophisticated Élites are the easiest and least original thing a society can produce. The most difficult and the most valuable is a well-educated populace.
Eventually we'll realize that if we destroy the ecosystem, we destroy ourselves.
Children need models rather than critics.
Julien V. Tempone
It is established that education is absolutely vital for an advancing society, the point i am arguing is that state education creates a level playing field for all students regardless of colour, creed and class.
Youth of the Year Award Winner; for this exert on his speech on Equality, 2006
Read, read, read. Do, do, do.
Rejoice that your names are written in heaven.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
…people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of real education.
For what profit is it to a man if he gains the world and loses his own soul?
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
If we are to reach real peace in this world ... we shall have to begin with the children.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Of all our institutions public education is the most important. Everything depends on it, the present and the future. It is essential that the morals and political ideas of the generation which is now growing up should no longer be dependent upon the news of the day or the circumstances of the moment. Above all we must secure unity: we must be able to cast a whole generation in the same mould.
As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility. If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Omar N. Bradley
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is a treasure.
But if you ask what is the good of education in general, the answer is easy: that education makes good men, and that good men act nobly.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.
Pope Alexander, Moral Essays, 1735
Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.
He has never let you down, never looked the other way when you were kicked around. He has never wandered off to do His own thing; He has been right there, listening.
Robert E. Lee
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man.
Here, now, always.
The Bible, Proverbs, 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.