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Motivational Students Quotes

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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

I admired what my students were writing,
but I think their improvement doesn't directly result
from me but from being in a class,
being with each other.
- Thom Gunn

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid


 

I tell students they will know they are getting somewhere
when a scene is so painful they can just barely bring
themselves to write about it.
A writer has to draw blood.
- Robert Morgan

The real trouble with film school is that the people
teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't
give the students an idea of what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

All students can learn.
- Christopher Morley


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Brian and I were both science students.
You know science sort of math and physics side,
you know.
- John Deacon

I had a hard time convincing students that they were
going to North Africa to understand the North Africans,
not to understand themselves.
- Clifford Geertz

If American schooling is inadequate now,
just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when
today's kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years.
- Janet Napolitano

One of the unfortunate things about our education system
is that we do not teach students how to avail themselves
of their subconscious capabilities.
- Bill Lear

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our
students better by focusing on attracting and retaining
the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
- Jeb Bush

Education should be one of our top funding priorities;
talking about it does not help the teachers and students
who desperately need promises fulfilled.
- Solomon Ortiz

And then we moved to New Jersey and I went to the Art Students League.
- Donald Judd

The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises
in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
- Philip Zimbardo

I tell my students to try to know molecules,
so well that when they have some question involving molecules,
they can ask themselves, What would I do if I were that molecule?
- George Wald

The most important thing taught to my students is to
not be so photo realist in what they depict.
- Frank Bruno

Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond
a narrow circle of students,
of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own.
- Frederick Pollock

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks
in the top ten percent of students,
but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class.
- Thomas Sowell

Credit card companies pay college students generously
to stand outside dining halls,
dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow
students to apply for credits cards.
- Louise Slaughter

While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece,
I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies
at different angles to use later.
- Frank Bruno

Journalism students need to understand it and need
a solid background in the liberal arts,
in sociology, economics, literature and language,
because they won't get it later on.
- Harrison Salisbury

John Updike is always fun.
And one of my former students, Tom Pynchon.
And Harold Bloom, another former student.
- M. H. Abrams

I have witnessed how education opens doors,
and I know that when sound instruction takes place,
students experience the joys of new-found knowledge
and the ability to excel.
- Daniel Akaka

There is still a lot of misinformation being spread
about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act.
The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.
- Anne Campbell

Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers,
are being taught at home.
- Ernest Istook

In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children
ride school buses to and from school each day,
which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school.
- Kenny Marchant

I no longer teach law.
But when I did I advised my students that they should
never accept a case if it meant that by doing so you couldn't sleep at night.
- Christopher Darden

To those of you who received honours,
awards and distinctions, I say well done.
And to the C students, I say you, too,
can be president of the United States.
- George W. Bush

Students in the '60s were responsible for great changes,
politically and socially.
- Tom Ford

While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college,
finances by no means should be the deciding factor.
- Bobby Scott

I am delighted to have had students,
friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have
learned so much of what I know from them.
This Nobel Award honours them all.
- John Pople

The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the
important need to make higher education more affordable
and easier to access for low and middle-income students.
- Ron Lewis

Education is the key to success in life,
and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
- Solomon Ortiz

There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred -
by living our ideals,
the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers,
exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
- Helen Thomas

We are fortunate to live an area that is blessed with
outstanding schools and educators.
We are proud of the quality of education that they
provide to local students.
- Kenny Marchant

I have taught my students not to apply rules or mechanical ways of seeing.
- Josef Albers

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness
and the best out of our own students.
What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
- Cesar Chavez

American high school students trail teenagers from
14 European and Asian countries in reading,
math and science.
We're even trailing France.
- Suzanne Fields

Religion and morality are critical to how students
think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
- Jeanne Shaheen

The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a
serious challenge to learning because students are
so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
- Suzanne Fields

All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students.
- Constance Baker Motley

Typically, students slide into debt through the extension
(by credit card companies) of unaffordable credit lines.
- Robert Manning

It's a staggering transition for high school students
that found they could study five hours a week and make As and Bs.
- John Gardner

I love the most the students with troubled lives.
- Wally Lamb

More students have a better knowledge of pop culture
than of the Constitution.
- Charles Bowen

I think the world is run by 'C' students.
- Al McGuire

One of the most important improvements in the No Child
Left Behind Act for migrant students was the requirement
for electronic transfer of migrant student records.
- Ruben Hinojosa

The faster you go, the more students you leave behind.
It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach.
The true measure is how much students have learned.
- William Glasser

You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students,
to become friends with one of them.
I don't mean anything erotically charged,
just a friendship.
- Marilyn Hacker

One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory -
with students and colleagues,
doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens!
It is overwhelming.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now,
there are no answers in the back of the book when the
equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange.
- Martin Lewis Perl

I feel that I learned far more from my students than
I could possibly have taught them.
- Arno Penzias

I told the students that whatever they did in class was for the wastebasket.
- Imogen Cunningham

Our campaign is powered by college students who are
not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
- Ross Martin

Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years,
copying the same models and approximately the same path?
- Theodore Gericault

In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities;
ideas generated there filter down through the teaching
profession and the students into the general public.
- B. Carroll Reece

I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so
they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are.
Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt.
- Robert Morgan

If a teacher does not involve himself,
his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion,
why should the students?
- Paul Wellstone

What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship
or conversation with the teacher.
- William Glasser

Students need to learn how to think critically,
how to argue opposing ideas.
It is important for them to learn how to think.
You can always cook.
- Charlie Trotter

During my McGill years, I took a number of math courses,
more than other students in chemistry.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

Providence School of Art students used to sneak into P Funk concerts.
- Bernie Worrell

I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students
at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts,
educated their parents and themselves,
and believed in me.
- Ryan White

There is a way in which all writing is connected.
In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate
the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring.
- Marilyn Hacker

The mission for the day is to encourage students to
think beyond traditional career opportunities,
prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace.
- Allen Tate

For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years,
Paul Gavert, told me, 'The voice follows...
the voice follows everything about you...
who you are.'
- Betty Buckley

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin,
barefoot irreverence to their studies;
they are not here to worship what is known,
but to question it.
- Jacob Bronowski

In my introductory course, Anthropology 160,
the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what
the major and minor genres of folklore are,
and how they can be analyzed.
- Alan Dundes

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry,
creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among
students and become their role model.
- Abdul Kalam

I'm very staid compared to my students,
actually.
- Kathy Acker


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