The biggest mistake of past centuries in teaching has been to treat all students as if they were variants of the same individual and thus to feel justified in teaching them all the same subjects the same way.— Howard Gardner
Unpopular Inspirational Student quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself.
I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
And Later I Thought, I Can't Think How Anyone Can Become a Director Without Learning the Craft of Cinematography.
Our task is to educate their (our students) whole being so they can face the future. We may not see the future, but they will and our job is to help them make something of it.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
Americans in particular are myopic. They're not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That's what I did. I went to Indonesia.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I am firm in my belief that a teacher lives on and on through his students.
Good teaching is forever and the and the teacher is immortal.
Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study.
Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.
You gotta make your own way. You gotta find a way. You gotta get it done. It's hard. It's tough. That's what I tell my students every day in class. I've been very fortunate. Some people might call me a hardhead, but I'm not going to let other people dictate to me who I should be or the stories I should tell. That doesn't register with me.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
There are very few real teachers. Teaching is not a job; it is a vocation. To be a great one many qualities must be combined: love of truth, knowledge, reverence, loving concern for one's students, clarity and patience.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard.
The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy.
A teacher is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear.
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.
Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.