Quotation Explorer - 'Students'

I have always had the greatest respect for students. There is nothing I hate more than condescension—the attitude that they are inferior to you. I always assume they have good minds. - Mark Van Doren
Giving these students, teenagers, any form of power over the use of their own words, allowing them to turn everyday raw material into some form of beauty, is a gift beyond measure. - Gloria Ng
I tell my students, 'When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game. - Toni Morrison
The idea of celibate vampires is ridiculous. To me, vampires are sex. I don't get a vampire story about abstinence. I don't care about high school students. I find them irritating and uninformed. - Alan Ball
Students should be toldHow to think, not what to think.!! - Scholar Talks
Students of the heavens are separable into astronomers and astrologers as readily as are the minor domestic ruminants into sheep and goats, but the separation of philosophers into sages and cranks seems to be more sensitive to frames of reference. - Willard Van Orman Quine
I'm still struggling with the fact that due to my own (selfish) desire to be a writer, my children probably won't have the same opportunities I had growning up. For most students, however, I genuinely think it's about the money. It's a factor, sure. But it just feels like a factor. - Marina Keegan
Failure is never a bus-stop for students, it is just a check point for all successful student - Emmanuel Peter Obong
Students should be told, how to think, not what to think. - Harsh Malik
A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher's expectation that students will read. - Donalyn Miller
As we approached each other, the noise and the students around us melted away and we were utterly alone, passing, smiling, holding each other's eyes, floors and walls gone, two people in a universe of space and stars. - Jerry Spinelli
The educational process must again provide the opportunity for students to make choices and live with the consequences of these choices. Teaching is not simply telling people what to believe and do. - Donovan L. Graham
Meaningful student involvement is the process of engaging students as partners in every facet of school change for the purpose strengthening their commitment to education, community & democracy. - Adam Fletcher
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. - John Ciardi
...a school's worth should be measured not by how its students perform on standardized tests but by how well they function as adult graduates of the school... - Terry Roberts
Students may not remember what you try to teach them, but they will never forget who you are and what feelings you created in their mind. - Debasish Mridha
The single problem plaguing all students in all schools everywhere is the crisis of disconnection. Meaningful Student Involvement happens when the roles of students are actively re-aligned from being the passive recipients of schools to becoming active partners throughout the educational process. - Adam Fletcher
The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running. Where it is lacking there are no real students, but only poor caricatures of apprentices who, at the end of their apprenticeship, will not even have a trade. - Simone Weil
The great mentor is master builder of great students. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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 theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
The ideology and philosophy of neo-Darwinism which is sold by its adepts as a scientific theoretical foundation of biology seriously hampers the development of science and hides from students the field’s real problems. - Vladimir L. Voeikov
I think the world is run by 'C' students. - Al McGuire
A popular Harvard business professor urged his students to read the obituaries in the New York Times before they read anything else, in order to learn from the lives of great men. - Georges F. Doriot
You professors, what do you teach your students? Do you instill in them the spirit of possession? - Sunday Adelaja
I suggest to my students that they write under a pseudonym for a week. That allows young men to write as women, and women as men. It allows them a lot of freedom they don't have ordinarily. - Joyce Carol Oates
With homework, school prepares students for overtime. With reports, it prepares them for payday. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Students are taught how to do things, but many are not forced to reflect on why they should do them or what we are here for. - David Brooks
A great teacher is one that helps their students to become great. In return, the students appreciate the teacher for their success. - Debasish Mridha
Educators not only teach, but they also inspire students to learn, ignite the light of imaginations, shine the sense of perception, and define the path of life for future generations. - Debasish Mridha
The most important thinganyone who is looking at a career, especially students, can do is toremember that strengthening and developing your employ-abilityis your personal responsibility. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness. - Woody Allen
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing - Ralph Waldo Emerson
College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - there would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks. - H. L. Mencken
I always tell my writing students that every good piece of writing begins with both a mystery and a love story. And that every single sentence must be a poem. And that economy is the key to all good writing. And that every character has to have a secret. - Silas House
When we introduce new technologies into our classrooms we are teaching our students twice. - Michael Joseph Brown
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves - Joseph Campbell
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
Science fiction is the one literature that deals with today's reality - that provides a basis for discussion and understanding of the complex events of our time. It opens the doors for students - doors into all branches of knowledge. - Biggle
Teachers are endless Fragrance, which lasts forever in mind of students as Knowledge - Samar Sudha
The most reliable predictor of whether students liked a course, it turned out, was their answer to the question ‘‘Did the professor respect you? - Kwame Anthony Appiah
Indentured servitude is banned, but what about students seeking to sell shares of their future earnings in exchange for money up front to pay for their college tuitions? - Robert B. Reich
If your students aren't learning, then maybe you're not teaching. - Ace Antonio Hall
You professors, what do you teach your students? Do you instil in them the spirit of possession? - Sunday Adelaja
Teaching is a Creative profession, it is our duty as School Leaders and Education Influencers to offer the right climate to foster innovation and support Innovative Teaching practices within our schools, and that's what will make our students succeed in the 21st century - Samer Chidiac
A common defect of modern art study is that too many students do not know why they draw. - Robert Henri
With tens of thousands of dollars in annual educator-directed scholarships to the teachers, he has encouraged teachers to help their students by deferring the cost of various LeadAmerica programs. - Chris Salamone
Knowledge is a beautiful thing that can fill us with happiness. Let’s just think about our students who answered brilliantly to questions on various exams. - Eraldo Banovac
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation but as a question.[A caution he gives his students, to be wary of dogmatism.] - Niels Bohr
I always tell my students, about the biggest baddest things in life you must try to write small and light, save the big writing for the unexpected tiny thing that always makes or breaks a story. - Pam Houston
The teacher who does not demand effort of his students does not educate - he merely extends ignorance to new subjects.
The ultimate purpose of a teacher is to teach students to think in a better way. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
too many left-wing student groups treat no one as badly as students of color or women who consider themselves to be classical liberals, libertarians, or conservatives, or who merely disagree with the actions of progressive protesters on campus. They’re seen as special kinds of traitors. - Conor Friedersdorf
lessons of medicrity, to a great extent, produce students of mediocrity - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Education does not exist for the benefit of students or for the benefit of their parents. It's exists for the benefit of social order. You do not need to be a student or have a child who is a student to benefit from education. Every second of every day of your life, you benefit from education. - Saminu Kanti
Perhaps these pages are more particularly addressed to poor students. As for the rest of my readers, they will accept such portions as apply to them. I trust that none will stretch the seams in putting on the coat, for it may do good service to him whom it fits. - Henry David Thoreau
For students of every ability and background, it is the simply miraculous act of reading a good book that turns them into readers. The job of adults who care about reading is to move heaven and earth to put that book into a child's hands. - Nancy Atwell
I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Ray Bradbury
Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students. - Robin Williams
has create and develop educational and leadership development programs for our nation's youth and young adults that have provided many opportunities for students to grow and develop. - Chris Salamone
I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students. - Felix Bloch
Angela Duckworth has shown how important grit and perseverance are to lifetime outcomes. College students who report that they finish whatever they begin have higher grades than their peers, even ones with higher SATs. - David Brooks
I do not teach students anything. I learn along with them. - John Marmysz
It strkes me as singularly inappropriate for a school to use its students for fund-raising. It reminded me of the first time I saw a gypsy mother send her baby out to beg.
The best teacher teaches by inspiring students to learn by showing them the ultimate purpose of learning. - Debasish Mridha
watch out for schools that promise your kids will "experience success." I'm teaching Plato's Dialogues these days, and I noticed that Socrates never let his students experience success. Socrates won the argument every time. - David Kahn
My students should be afraid: choosing what kind of work you'll do to a great extent means choosing who you'll be. - Maureen Corrigan
While teachers often complain that their students seem to do very little thinking, teachers who simply follow the manual should understand that they are actually contributing to the problem. Students seldom learn to think under the tutelage of teachers who do not think either. - Donovan L. Graham
When students cheat on exams it's because our school system values grades more than students value learning. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
The school of suffering never graduates any students, so ask God to teach to you the lessons He wants you to learn. - Warren W. Wiersbe
Leo Strauss's discoveries in the history of political philosophy had the effect of liberating his students from the yoke of contemporary thought. - William Kristol
The best teacher kindles the fire of knowledge with appreciation and love of students whose hearts so eagerly desire to learn. - Debasish Mridha
If their students aren't learning, then they are not teaching. Adapt to global, auditory, tactile & visual learners. - Ace Antonio Hall
As an instructor, my goal has always been to use Jiu Jitsu as a vehicle to help our students achieve their goals, whatever the case may be. I have yet to find a better vehicle for growth, and the moment I do I will certainly pursue it with the rivaled fervor that I approached Jiu Jitsu. - Chris Matakas
A recent study of three thousand New England high-school kids shows that students with B averages or better enjoyed seventeen to thirty-three minutes more sleep and went to bed ten to fifty minutes earlier than students with C averages. - Roger Angell
The principal goal of education in schools is to teach students basic knowledge and kindle mindsets that know how to think better and to understand the world in which they live. - Debasish Mridha
Working hard is important, but there's something that matters even more. Believing in yourself. Think of it this way: Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than we are now. Students. If they can do it, why not us? - J.K. Rowling
Beethoven said that it's better to hit the wrong note confidently, than hit the right note unconfidently. Never be afraid to be wrong or to embarrass yourself; we are all students in this life, and there is always something more to learn. - Mike Norton
As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers--a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Stephen King
Writing can be taught or learned in the vacuum. We must say to students in every area of knowledge: "This is a how other people have written about this subject. Read it; study it; think about it. You can do it too. - William Zinsser
The insights given by a great professor are a privilege to receive. To be a teacher, by contrast, calls for more ingenuity and patience; it is the canny art of coaxing insights out of the students themselves. - Caitlin Keiper
I love God, Jesus Christ, my three children, mother, father, brother, sisters, family in general, my pets, my students, and true friends. - Ana Monnar
School should become the place where teachers, not just students, learn. - Vijay Dhameliya
True religion must raise to work at the bar and the bench, on the couch and on the streets, in the cottage of the poor man and in the penthouse of the entrepreneur, with the fisherman that is catching fish and with the students that are studying. - Abhijit Naskar
As universities have turned into businesses, so students have turned into consumers. - Kenan Malik
We are writing in the age of stylish minimalism that in truth has become even more cautious because of word processing. Nowadays, creative writing students are underwriting rather than overdoing it. - Stephen Kuusisto
Enthusiasm is highly contagious, so what are you waiting for? Contaminate your students - J.D. Crighton
Didn't care if I wasn't paid for working after school for seven months teaching a 9th grader to read, but when he finally could, priceless! The best times in my life were when I went way beyond my paygrade to service students in need. - Ace Antonio Hall
Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon -- and with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
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