Students Quotes

Nowadays, all students have access to and indeed most own computers and are comfortable with the software used to compose music. There are probably too many musical options for them now and the trick is to limit the number of musical ideas so as to develop structure and continuity in their work.

Jon Howard Appleton

The students [of the 60s] substituted conspicuous compassion for their parents conspicuous consumption.

Allan David Bloom

We must realise that prophetic cry of black students: "Black man you are on your own!"

Stephen Bantu Biko

Tell the students to give up their small ambitions and come eastward to preach the gospel of Christ.

Francis Xavier

It's exciting and encouraging that the spirit of exploration is alive and that students see it occurring in their lifetime. These may well be the children that make it a reality.

Orlando Figueroa

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success.

Robert Orben

The symbol of the University is the iron statue outside the Rathskeller of a barefoot goosegirl that every student kisses at graduation. The University is a Mecca to which students come with something less than perfect faith. 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

Therefore O students study mathematics and do not build without foundations.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Wise teachers create an environment that encourages students to teach themselves

Leonard Roy Frank

Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure

Sidney Hook

Too often students are given answers to remember, rather than problems to solve

Roger Lewin

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

It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts…it is to teach them to think.

Robert M. Hutchins

Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves--and be free.

Cesar Chavez

Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.

Marva Collins

I find it shameful that in nearly all the universities of Europe, Palestinian students sponsor and nurture anti-Semitism.

Oriana Fallaci

The university is not engaged in making ideas safe for students. It is engaged in making students safe for ideas.

Clark Kerr

Large schools tend to be anonymous places, places where teachers and students are little known to each other. The anonymity often breeds apathy or alienation; many kids fall through the cracks.

Thomas Toch

Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.

Donald Norman

Distance education is a huge lecture hall with hundreds of students and minimal interaction. It is time for us to start measuring the quality of learning by more than labels like face-to-face, hybrid, or e-learning.

Darcy Hardy

Programs such as the Washington Search for Young Scholars help identify talented children so schools and communities can respond with challenges they need to help them fulfill their promise and to keep these students fully engaged in their education.

Robert Vaughn

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes.

Frank Lloyd Wright

One mark of a great educator is the ability to lead students out to new places where even the educator has never been

Thomas Groome
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