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Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
Laurence J. Peter
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
Your best teacher is your last mistake.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
The years teach much which the days never know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
C. S. Lewis
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
A. C. Benson
Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
John Jay Chapman
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
I have impeached myself by resigning.
Richard M. Nixon
The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
Every day each of us wakes up, reaches into drawers and closets, pulls out a costume for the day and proceeds to dress in a style that can only be called preposterous.
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants.
The fact must never be forgotten that no magazine publisher in the United States could give what it is giving to the reader each month if it were not for the revenue which the advertiser brings the magazine.
When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
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