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
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