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Motivational Students Quotes

May these quotes about Students inspire and motivate you.

The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

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Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students,
and turns them into prunes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln


 

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I am ready and willing to seize the opportunities life offers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

I have ready access to a power beyond my wildest imagination.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.
- Winston Churchill

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I am always ready to learn
although I do not always like being taught.
- Winston Churchill

We are always getting ready to live but never living.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is also something excellent in every audience,
the capacity of virtue.
They are ready to be beatified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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