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Henry Timrod Quotes and Sayings

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Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth,
come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves,
are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell
us solemn secrets of ourselves.
- Henry Timrod

Spring is a true reconstructionist.
- Henry Timrod

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

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

 

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

I'm an idealist without illusions.
- John F. Kennedy

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

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The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

We laugh to survive.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us
to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm not a genius.
I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

The educated differ from the uneducated
as much as the living from the dead.
- Aristotle

The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
- Mark Twain

The highest education is that which
does not merely give us information
but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The final lesson a writer learns is that
everything can nourish the writer.
The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter,
a talk on the street, a book, a phrase learned.
- Anais Nin

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
- Abraham Lincoln

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

If money is your hope for independence,
you will never have it.
The only real security that
a man can have in this world
is a reserve of knowledge,
experience and ability.
- Henry Ford

The difference between school and life?
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett

The most permanent lessons in morals are those which come,
not of booky teaching, but of experience.
- Mark Twain

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

Some things cannot be spoken or discovered until
we have been stuck, incapacitated,
or blown off course for awhile.
- David Whyte

Some books leave us free
and some books make us free.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The search after the great men is the dream of youth,
and the most serious occupation of manhood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

Our best thoughts come from others.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically.
We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly.
We grow partially. We are relative.
We are mature in one realm, childish in another.
- Anais Nin

When a thought takes one's breath away,
a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.
- Thomas W. Higginson

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge,
never fearing to follow truth and reason
to whatever results they led,
and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
- Thomas Jefferson

The school is the last expenditure upon which America
should be willing to economize.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When we make college more affordable,
we make the American dream more achievable.
- William J. Clinton


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