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So, for example, if a child is labeled as having a learning disability,
by Robert Sternberg

So, for example, if a child is labeled as having a learning disability,
it has very concrete consequences for the kinds of
services and potentially accommodations that child will get.
- Robert Sternberg

If you're not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment,
if you can't think creatively, you lose big in this
society because there are very few jobs for you left.
- Robert Sternberg

Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade.
Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
- Robert Sternberg

If you bore them to death and say, this hurts me more than it hurts you,
and #B,
they're going to invest their time in other things anyway.
- Robert Sternberg

 

The problem is that there are very few technologies
that essentially haven't changed for 60,
70 years.
- Robert Sternberg

All of the studies we do in my group are quantified.
- Robert Sternberg

Well, I don't think that the SAT is a scam.
- Robert Sternberg

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In other words, the better they did on the IQ test,
the worse they did on the practical test and the better
they did on the practical tests,
the worse they did on the IQ test.
- Robert Sternberg

And in order to succeed in later life,
you need creative skills because look at how fast the world is changing.
- Robert Sternberg

I've taught statistics, math courses and what I've
found is that often if you teach them algebraically the formulas,
you'll have one group of kids doing well.
- Robert Sternberg

There is no recipe to be a great teacher,
that's what is unique about them.
- Robert Sternberg

ACT and SAT each have their own parts of the country.
The GRE has its lock on graduate admissions.
And so, one could blame the companies,
but really, economically, they have no incentive to
change things very much because they're getting the business.
- Robert Sternberg

In other words, if a teacher only teaches in one way,
then they conclude that the kids who can't learn well
that way don't have the ability,
when, in fact, it may be that the way the teacher's
teaching is not a particularly good match to the way those kids learn.
- Robert Sternberg

Well, first of all, we did lots of studies where we
show practical intelligence doesn't correlate with
G. We have probably two dozen studies that practical
intelligence better predicts job success than IQ.
- Robert Sternberg

If there's going to be an SAT, it's probably practical
to invest in a book or perhaps in a course,
but I'm sorry to say, I went to some classes that my
kids took and it was clear in school that what they
were doing was just SAT training.
- Robert Sternberg

To the Kenyan families, school doesn't really matter
because none of them are going on to college.
Almost all of drop out of school and so,
they're spending their time learning things that are important to them.
- Robert Sternberg

And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies
showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations,
your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at,
you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again.
- Robert Sternberg

But what many psychologists have done,
probably because they did well on a test themselves
and everyone wants high self esteem,
is to create this little box and then do their research inside it.
- Robert Sternberg

And if we don't have a test, what we may end up doing
is going back to what this country has done before.
We could use social class and we still do,
but in the 50s, it was, do you have the right last
name and are your parents in privileged positions?
- Robert Sternberg

But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so,
in the first three years of school, I had teachers
who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid,
they have low expectations for you.
- Robert Sternberg

The three parts of the theory are analytical ability,
the ability to analyze things to judge,
to criticize.
Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical,
the ability to apply and use what you know.
- Robert Sternberg

In other words, unlike some people with new theories,
we will go out, we'll go into a school and we get products
and the products are evaluated,
whether it's by teachers or others.
The scores are quantified and then we compare performances.
- Robert Sternberg

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

I choose to live a life of gratitude and joy,
inspiring others to follow my example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example.
- Mark Twain

The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
- Virgil

Some day, following the example of the United States of America,
there will be a United States of Europe.
- George Washington

I mean whatever I do it's important that I put my stamp
on it and keep it in my world,
whether I'm doing a dance track or something like the
Russian album for example.
- Marc Almond

There have been many great musicians that,
Clifford Brown is one great example,
I mean he died very early,
25.
- Sonny Rollins

Much as I cared for Joseph Kennedy, he was a classic
example of that person in the arts with lots of brains
and drive but little taste or talent.
- Gloria Swanson

Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and,
as we develop the peace process, we continue to use
examples from South Africa.
- Gerry Adams

He who loves, never grows old.
God it a shining example.
- Sri Chinmoy

An example is often a deceptive mirror,
and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts,
is not always found written in things past.
- Pierre Corneille

We are keeping healthier and living longer and I am
a good example of someone who is in the Age Concern
bracket but is still working and keeping active.
- Susan Hampshire

Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages.
The think tanks are the single worst,
most undisciplined example of communication I've ever seen.
- Frank Luntz

Most movie-goers are overdosing on star coverage;
it's the ultimate example of too much information.
- Peter Bart

What is called for is dignity.
We need to set an example.
- Kenny Dalglish

Take our own company as an example: We're living proof,
we jump with our own parachutes.
- Jim Barksdale

The mainstream media showed, for example,
no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks.
- Bruce Jackson

For example, I wouldn't hesitate to sit somebody down if he wasn't performing,
even if he was the No.
1 player in the world.
I've been sat down before.
- Payne Stewart

I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full,
rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
- Portia de Rossi

The valor and courage of our young women and men in
the armed services are a shining example to all of the world,
and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
- Bill Frist

Not all chemicals are bad.
Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen,
for example, there would be no way to make water,
a vital ingredient in beer.
- Dave Barry

It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results.
Setting a good example for young people,
being a role model, is very important for me.
- Yuan T. Lee

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

It is a good idea to know which publishers publish which stories.
For example, there is no sense in sending a picture
book text to a publisher who does not publish picture books.
- Margaret Mahy

A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader,
just by example.
- Joe DiMaggio

For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause
of cancer death in the United States.
Every four minutes someone is diagnosed,
and every nine minutes someone dies.
- Kevin Richardson

Example has more followers than reason.
We unconsciously imitate what pleases us,
and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai'
was an extreme example of that.
Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
- Tony Goldwyn

When prose gets too stylized and out of control -
and Stein is sometimes a good example -
when you don't know what the hell is going on,
then it's kind of boring.
- Rick Moody

What we have achieved is a good example of how the right policies deliver.
- Rodrigo Rato


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