Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Some Quotes

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
Mark Twain

If you give me four hours to chop down a tree, I will spend threesharpening my axe.
Abraham Lincoln

Tests alone can't evaluate teachers.
Gerald Bracey, researcher/writer in education matters

Judging mathematics by its pragmatic value is like judging symphoniaby the weight of its score.
Alexander Bogomolny, creator of "Cut the Knot"

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Because we know America can't out compete the world tomorrow if ourchildren are being out educated today, we are making the largestinvestment in education in our nation's history.
Barack Obama

To succeed, you must first improve; to improve, you must firstpractice; to practice, you must first learn; to learn, you must first ail.
Wesley Woo

Fail again. Fail better.
Jonathan Lundell

Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.
Lisa Alther, American novelist

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