quote by John Glenn

By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning.

— John Glenn

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Academic life quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo

For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

I was hired for a really excellent academic job early in my life;

I was twenty-five when I started at Princeton and I got tenure early on. I really didn't deserve this; I just happened to be in the right place at the right time.

The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the more it moves into academic concert-hall lifelessness, which can be replicated by any middle class showing off its music lessons.

Academic life quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the more it moves into academic concert-hall lifelessness, which can be replicated by any middle class showing off its music lessons.

The stage is life, music, beautiful girls, legs, breasts, not talk or intellectualism or dried-up academics.

A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.

Academic life quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a

Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

The big shock of my life was Abstract Expressionism - Pollock, de Kooning, those guys. It changed my work. I was an academically trained student, and suddenly you could pour paint, smear it on, broom it on!

A scientist is a mimosa when he himself has made a mistake, and a roaring lion when he discovers a mistake of others.

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.

Academic life quote Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.

Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.

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Jazz is neither specific repertoire, nor academic exercise... but a way of life.

You know what happiness is: 'Having a little more money than your colleagues.

' And that's not so tough in academic life.

Life without music is meaningless, music without life is academic.

Academic life quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and

The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman.

Life without music is unthinkable. Life without music is academic. That is why my contact with music is a total embrace.

You'll be dedicated and that's what you should want to be in anything in life - whether it's sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement.

Academic life quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi

Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

Work is, after all, not a busy running back and forth in established grooves, though that is the essence of our modern business and academic life, but the supreme energy and disciplined curiosity required to cut new grooves.

Success in life does not necessarily originate with academic success.

The ability to draw from life determines the artist's skill.

This is why live drawing classes have always been at the top of the curriculum for properly structured academic workshops.

Academic life quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

I was at a small private school in London.

I wasn't very academic. My dad said to me, 'OK, you might as well leave, since you're not working very hard'. When I told I him wanted to stay on for my A-levels, he said I'd have to pay my own fees, then he'd pay me back if I got good grades.

In academic life you seek to state absolute truths;

in politics you seek to accommodate truth to the facts around you.

The refusal to belong to any school of thought, the repudiation of the adequacy of any body of beliefs whatever, and especially of systems, and a marked dissatisfaction with traditional philosophy as superficial, academic, and remote from life-that is the heart of existentialism.

Academic life quote Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.

Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.

It's been a horrifying academic secret for decades that the children who walk away with the highest formal honors, the valedictorians and National Merit Scholars, have a horrendous performance record in later life.

I had learned of Gertrude Steins bon mot that medicine opened all doors.

This prompted me, in different moods, to view my future life as literary psychiatrist, globe-trotting tropical disease specialist, or academic internist.

The capacity to innovate - the ability to solve problems creatively or bring new possibilities to life - and skills like critical thinking, communication and collaboration are far more important than academic knowledge.

Academic life quote Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn

Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.

Morris read through the letter. Was it a shade too fulsome? No, that was another law of academic life: it is impossible to be excessive in flattery of one's peers.

It's taken my entire life to negotiate how to identify, and I've done a lot of research and a lot of studying, i could have a long conversation, an academic conversation about that. I don't know. I just feel like I didn't mislead anybody; I didn't deceive anybody.

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.

Academic life quote Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the

Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.

Can they do both? That's a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it's everything, you know, it's social life, it's academics, it's sports.

The academic life is wonderful. That's why people love to do research.

I'm not sure that I've ever been drawn to the academic life as such.

Theology has been a matter of survival for me. If I have a carapace of academic presentability, it is thanks to the wonderful teachers I had.

Academic life quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad

Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

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Also, I liked John Cage's music. I liked it for its craziness, the use of silence, the boldness-anything to get me away from writing about.. I don't know what academic poets write about.

Hell! there ain't no rules around here! We are tryin' to accomplish somep'n!

I found that Steve's passion for wildlife and willingness to lay his life on the line so exciting. What you have in our academic arena is a lot of people who are brilliant at what they do-and boring as the day is long.

Even though a high IQ is no guarantee of prosperity, prestige, or happiness in life, our schools and our culture fixate on academic abilities, ignoring the emotional intelligence that also matters immensely for our personal destiny.

School feeding not only fills stomachs, but has a proven track record of boosting enrollment, attendance and academic performance. For just pennies a day per child, this program changes lives - and ultimately can impact the futures of poor countries around the world in a profound way.

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