2500 QUOTES FOR MENTORS,TEACHERS AND STUDENTS (PEARLS SERIES N0 1)

2500 QUOTES FOR MENTORS,TEACHERS AND STUDENTS (PEARLS SERIES N0 1)-reblogged from http://edupedianigeria.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/pearls-2500-quotations-for-teachersstudents-and-bloggers-1/

A 35-Year Personal Compilation of Extracted Quotes (Nos 1-50)

1…education is a companion which no misfortune can depress,no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave…at home a friend,abroad an introduction…in solitude a solace and in society an ornament…it chastens vice,it guides virtue,it gives at once,grace and government to genius,and without it what is man?…a splendid slave and a reasoning savage….joseph addison

2…he that has knowledge spareth his words…proverbs 17

3…education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive,easy to govern but impossible to enslave…henry brougham

4…studies serve for delight,for ornament and for ability…francis bacon

5…it is purely a matter of skill
which all may attain if they will
but every jack
he must study the knack
if he wants to make sure of his jill !…sir william gilbert

6…improve yourself by others’ experiences…so shall you quickly acquire what others labor living for…

7…when in rome live as romans,when elsewhere live as they live elsewhere…jeremy taylor

8…absence makes the heart grow fonder…bayly

9…liberte! egalite! fraternte!…from french revolution

10…ad majoriem dei gloriam…to the greater glory …society of jesus

11…give me a firm place to stand and i will move the earth…archimedes

12…man is by nature a political animal…aristotle

13…old soldiers never die they just fade away…war song 1914-1918

14…all colours will agree in the dark…francis bacon

15…if the hill will not come to mahomet,mahomet will go to the hill…francis bacon

16…studies serve for delight,for ornament and for ability…francis bacon

17…some books are to be tasted,others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested…francis bacon

18…reading maketh a full man,conference(meetings) a ready man and writing an exact man…francis bacon

19…history make men wise;poets witty;mathematics subtle;natural philosophy deep;morals grave;logic and rhetorics for contentment…francis bacon

20…hope is a good break fast but a bad supper…francis bacon

21…for when the wine is in the wit is out…francis bacon or shakespeare

22…i am a vessel of limited content…

23…while i would fain to have a tincture of all virtues,there is no quality i would rather have and bethought to have than gratitude…for it is not only the greatest virtue but the mother of all the rest

24…the re-making of the prodigal son began “when he came to himself”

25…i am like a deeply-built ship…i drive best under a stormy wind

26…the beginning of a worthwhile existence is the confrontation of ourselves…man is the riddle of the universe and the riddle of a man is his endowment with personal capacities…the stars are not so strange as the eyes of the man that study them,analyze their light and measure their distance…electrons and protons present no enigma so occult as the ability of human beings to remember and to hope

27…we must accept responsibility when we succeed and we should not push it off when we fail…in the face of difficulties,when life is limited in endowment and threatened by circumstance we need to accept our responsibilities to be real persons

28…mechanistic philosophy will only reduce you to a cog in the cosmic machine and for every pity’s sake, humanitarian sentiments,outrages at social iniquities ascribe human failure and evil to an unjust society…by this we become just a mass of potent influence focused on one effect i.e the denial to man of any power over his own life…there is therefore a deep tendency in human nature to become like that which we imagine ourselves to be…

29…psychiatry weighs down your speech with half understood jargons describing the various phobias and complexes in man such that if not properly made use of becomes “a vocabulary of defeat” says d henry c link

30…do not let educational psychology create a general impression of an unalterable I.Q in you

31…millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon…susan ketz in…anger in the sky

32…not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious…brendan gill

33…take note,at the heart of the internet culture is a force that wants to find out everything about you…andrew grove

34…brains,like hearts,go where they are appreciated…robert mcnamara us sec of defense

35…a mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory…arthur golden…memoirs of a geisha

36…the night breeds its own sort of anticipation…jaccquelin carey in new york times book review

37…you can’t deny laughter when it comes,it plops down in your favourite chair and stays as long as it wants…stephen king in …hearts in atlantis

38…good eating is all about risk…whether we’re talking about unpasteurized meat or raw oysters…food has always been an adventure…anthony bourdain in …kitchen confidential

39…wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms…no other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves…herbert w boyer co-founder genetech inc

40…sooner or later we all quote our mothers…bern williams

41…why is it that a bad memory is so good at recalling things best forgotten?

42…why is it that the easiest way to do anything is usually wrong?

43…why is it that the scale in the doctor’s office always add several kilos more than your own?

44…why is it that the newspapers you spread on the floor to catch paint spills are such fascinating reading?

45…why is it that people who are great at remembering a joke can’t remember how many times they’ve already told it to you?….jane goodsell…

46…why is it that librarians are shelf-employed?

47 …in that city, afternoons were like when time hangs suspended like a bee on the warm air…edward stewart

48…i looked up and it was as if fat mops of cloud had wiped the sky to a streaky blue…don hunter

49…oh what a feeling…of a warm sun blazing out of a washed denim sky…herb caen in chronicle

50…temper is the one thing you can’t get rid of by losing

…possible mistakes?…ours with apologies…also note that some quotations might not have their originators names quoted while we keep refining each page.

Thank you.

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