Quotes Collected During Winter Break 2004-2005

These quotes have been added to GDT::Quotes during Winter Break 2004-2005. The most recently added quotes are displayed first.

It's the high cost of low livin'...
ain't it high time you turn your self around
It's the high cost of low livin'...
bound to put you six feet in the ground

-- Allman Brothers Band { "High Cost of Low Living" from Hittin' The Note }

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality of tomorrow.
-- Robert Goddard (1882-1945) { scientist and pioneer of modern rocketry; more... } [future]

I don't think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.
-- Wilma Mankiller { former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma; more... } [education]

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
-- Chinese Proverb { obtained from a Weekly Teacher Tip email message }

The hardest arithmetic to master is that
which enables us to count our blessings.

-- Eric Hoffer (01902-01983) {American social philosopher; more...} [arithmetic]

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty
without taking off your shoes.

-- Mickey Mouse (01928-????) { famous Walt Disney cartoon character; more... } [arithmetic]

Here, failure is often seen as an education, provided one fails
the right way, which is to say not stupidly or sleazily.

-- Dan Gillmor {speaking about Silicon Valley; Gillmor on "Grassroots Journalism"} [failure]

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
-- Robert Burton (1577-1640) { priest of the Church of England; more Burton quotes }

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
-- Dr. Joyce Brothers { US psychologist and television personality }

Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
-- unknown source { quote contained in a spam email message } [conversation]

How ever brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive.
-- François de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680) { French writer; more quotes... }

A leader is a dealer in hope.
-- Napoleon Bonaparte (01769-01821) {Emperor of the French; more... } [hope/leader]

Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
-- William E. Borah (1865-1940) { lawyer and long-time U.S. Senator }

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
-- Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) { novelist and reformer }

Sometimes... The silence can be like thunder
Sometimes... I wanna take to the road of plunder

-- Bob Dylan { from the song "I'm Sick of Love" }

QOTW::Fall Semester 2004

Author: Gerald D.Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 December 2004
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:37 MST