We are all concerned about the future of American education. But as I tell my students, you do not enter the future - you create the future. The future is created through hard work.

— Jaime Escalante

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One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well. The greatest thing you have is your self image, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you.

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Ask 'How will they learn best?' not 'Can they learn?'.

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You burros have calculus in your blood.

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The day someone quits school he is condemning himself to a future of poverty.

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Life is not about how many times you fall down. It's about how many times you get back up.

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Education is the ticket to success

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"Ganas is all you need."

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If we expect students to be winners and expect them to do well, they will rise to the occasion.

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If we expect kids to be losers they will be losers;

if we expect them to be winners they will be winners. They rise, or fall, to the level of the expectations of those around them, especially their parents and their teachers.

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I do not believe in the gifted. If [the students] have ganas, I can make them do it.

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It goes like this: teaching is touching life

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One of the greatest things in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be.

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About Jaime Escalante

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Educator
Birthday December 31, 1930
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