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Dave Eggers Quotes and Sayings

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It's not that our family has no taste,
it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.
- Dave Eggers

Related topics: Family

Through the small tall bathroom window the December
yard is gray and scratchy,
the tree calligraphic.
- Dave Eggers

And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention.
The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students.
- Dave Eggers

They took my mother's stomach out six months ago.
- Dave Eggers

 

The house is a factory.
- Dave Eggers

People are strange, but more than that,
they're good.
They're good first, then strange.
- Dave Eggers

You know, it's been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year
with one-on-one attention,
a student can get one grade level higher.
- Dave Eggers

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Status in itself is criminal for those with the means to move,
and the means to weave communion between people.
- Dave Eggers

But you know, there's something about the kids finishing
their homework in a given day,
working one-on-one, getting all this attention -
they go home,
they're finished.
They don't stall, they don't do their homework in front of the TV.
- Dave Eggers

And that's actually the brunt of what we do is,
people going straight from their workplace,
straight from home, straight into the classroom and
working directly with the students.
So then we're able to work with thousands and thousands more students.
- Dave Eggers

Some of these kids just don't plain know how good they are:
how smart and how much they have to say.
You can tell them.
You can shine that light on them, one human interaction at a time.
- Dave Eggers

But there was something psychological happening there
that was just a little bit different.
And the other thing was, there was no stigma.
Kids weren't going into the 'Center-for-Kids-That-Need-More-Help' or something like that.
It was 826 Valencia.
- Dave Eggers

You can do and use the skills that you have.
The schools need you.
The teachers need you.
Students and parents need you.
They need your actual person: your physical personhood
and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion,
sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking
questions for hours at a time.
- Dave Eggers

The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month,
those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder,
next to one student, concentrated attention,
shining this beam of light on their work,
on their thoughts and their self-expression,
is going to be absolutely transformative,
because so many of the students have not had that ever before.
- Dave Eggers

So this is the space during tutoring hours.
It's very busy.
Same principles: one-on-one attention,
complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless
optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
- Dave Eggers

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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 opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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