Student Discipline Quotes Quotes

History, by appraising. ..[the students] of the past, will enable them to judge of the future.

Thomas Jefferson

Socrates had a student named Plato, Plato had a student named Aristotle, and Aristotle had a student named Alexander the Great.

Tom Morris

People can look to me as a teacher, but I consider myself a student of hip-hop.

Doug E. Fresh

Take the attitude of a student. Never be too big to ask questions. Never know too much to learn something new.

Og Mandino 1923

In my life as an architect, I found that the single thing which inhibits young professionals, new students most severely, is their acceptance of standards that are too low.

Christopher Alexander

The ideal student would be one who was not working for grades but was working because he was interested in the work and not trying to compete with fellow students.

Carl David Anderson

The pressure to give A grades is intense. It comes from the students and increasingly from their parents as well.

Jon Howard Appleton

Every moment you are open, as a humble student, you are surrounded with infinite possibilities of choice.

Bryant McGill

I'm not saying that all college students are subhuman I'm just saying that if you aim to spend a few years mastering the art of pomposity, these are places where you can be taught by undisputed experts.

Lester Bangs

Indeed, both the scholar and the student share the prosperity.

al-Hadi, Ali

Both professor and student share in the pursuit of excellence and perfection.

al-Hadi, Ali

One of the things I miss about teaching is that students would tell me what I ought to read. One of my students, back in the 1960s, put me onto [Jorge Luis] Borges, and I remember another mentioning Flann O'Brien's At Swim Two-Birds in the same way.

John Simmons Barth

I have always been I think any student of history almost inevitably is a cheerful pessimist.

Jacques Barzun

The truth is, when all is said and done, one does not teach a subject, one teaches a student how to learn it.

Jacques Barzun

A few years ago, you seemed worried that perhaps a lack of emotion was a weakness in your stories. A constant worry. Im still worried. I tell my students that one of the things readers want, and deserve, is a certain amount of blood on the floor. I dont always produce it. Probably a function of being more interested in other parts of the process.

Donald Barthelme

American universities are united in the view that foreign students enhance the research and education that we provide. Our country can only benefit by welcoming international talent.

Robert Joseph Birgeneau

But one is forced to translate thought into action and action into object.. ..I am not a teacher who tells his students only to think. I say: act; do something: I ask for result. It may take different forms. It can have the form of sound, or someone can do a book, make a drawing or a sculpture. I dont care..

Joseph Beuys

The late philosopher Morris R. Cohen of CCNY was asked by a student in the metaphysics course, Professor Cohen, how do I know that I exist? The keen old prof replied, And who is asking?

Saul Bellow

A teacher's major contribution may pop out anonymously in the life of some ex-student's grandchild. A teacher, finally, has nothing to go on but faith, a student nothing to offer in return but testimony.

Wendell Berry

Mick Jagger played the role in their [students] lives that Napoleon played in the lives of ordinary young Frenchmen throughout the nineteenth century. Everyone else was so boring and unable to charm youthful passions.

Allan David Bloom

The distance from the contemporary and its high seriousness that students most need in order not to indulge their petty desires and to discover what is most serious about themselves cannot be found in the cinema, which now only knows the present.

Allan David Bloom

The Pledge of Allegiance, ultimately, is coffee for elementary school students. "...And to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. FUCK, I'm at SCHOOL! Can we say it again? I need a second cup."

Lewis Niles Black

They [students] learned to doubt beliefs even before they believed in anything.

Allan David Bloom

Most students will be content with what our present considers relevant; others will have a spirit of enthusiasm that subsides as family and ambition provide them with other objects of interest; a small number will spend their lives in an effort to be autonomous. It is for these last, especially, that liberal education exists. They become the models for the use of the noblest human faculties and hence are benefactors to all of us, more for what they are than for what they do. Without their presence (and, one should add, without their being respectable), no societyno matter how rich or comfortable, no matter how technically adept or full of tender sentimentscan be called civilized.

Allan David Bloom
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