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Fecha: 31 de mayo de 2012

Quotations

Compiled by Elaine Gallagher  Teachers: These quotations are for you, to think about, to focus on, to expand or support your own thoughts. They can […]

Compiled by Elaine Gallagher 

Teachers:

These quotations are for you, to think about, to focus on, to expand or support your own thoughts.

They can also be used for older students. Write one on the board or on a poster, and keep it up for a week or two…so students, too, can think, discuss, and focus on profound ideas, expanding them or absorbing them into the students’ lives.

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 “True satisfaction comes from getting the job done. The key to a successful leader is to earn respect–not because of rank or position, but because you are a leader of character.”

Major Richard Winters

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 “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

William James

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 “The limits of my language are the limits of my world”.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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 BEING BILINGUAL:

                                                    A tangible competitive advantage

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 I should never have to entice you to use your own potential.

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                                     Inquiring minds want to know.

                                     Inquiring minds NEED to know.

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                                    Don’t be afraid to fail.

                                   Be afraid not to try.

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                                    “If you don’t like something, change it.

                                   If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” 

Maya Angelou

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 “Imagination sets the goal-picture which our automatic mechanism works on.

We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.”

Maxwell Maltz

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Thanks to all the Teachers 

 “Thanks to all the teachers that have inspired, challenged and changed our lives. A good education is no longer just one road to opportunity — it is the only road. And good teachers aren’t just critical for the success of our students; they are the key to the success of our economy.”

Michelle Obama
First Lady of the United States of America

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 “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.”

John Cage

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 “You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.”

 Roger Maris

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 «Never deprive someone of hope. It may be all that he or she has.”

 Josh Hardy, from New Hampshire,
who died of brain cancer in 1992 , at age 17

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“The future doesn’t just happen;

it is shaped and modeled by our actions.”

                                                                       David Marsh (The «father» of CLIL)

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 “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

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 «We are the architects of our own destiny.» 

Amado Nervo

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 «It’s not our abilities that show what we are, but our choices.”

 Spoken by Headmaster, Albus Dumbledore,
to Harry Potter, in the book and movie,
«Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets».

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 The only thing for the triumph of evil, is that good men do nothing.

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 READERS ARE LEADERS.

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 What you read shows the level of your culture.

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 Our level of development is fairly obvious with tennis or piano playing, where it is impossible to pretend. But it is not so obvious in the areas of character and emotional development.

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 DEPTH & COMPLEXITY…

“A quality program should be available to ALL kids….but gifted/talented kids can do it to more depth and complexity.”

(NOT more work for gifted kids….but deeper and more complex work.)

 Dr. Sandra Kaplan

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 Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

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 If you don’t let a teacher know at what level you are, by asking questions, or revealing your ignorance, you will not learn or grow.

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 A thousand mile journey begins with the first step, and can only be taken one step at a time.

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 “In all of life, there are sequential stages of growth and development. A child learns to turn over, to sit up, to crawl, and then to walk and run. Each step is important and takes time. No step can be skipped.”

Dr. Jean Piaget

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 CHILDHOOD… is a journey …

not a race.

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