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John Holt Quotes and Sayings

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People should be free to find or make for themselves
the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have.
- John Holt

Since we can't know what knowledge will be most needed in the future,
it is senseless to try to teach it in advance.
Instead, we should try to turn out people who love
learning so much and learn so well that they will be
able to learn whatever needs to be learned.
- John Holt

No use to shout at them to pay attention.
If the situations, the materials, the problems before
the child do not interest him,
his attention will slip off to what does interest him,
and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
- John Holt

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

 

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

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Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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 PHOTO

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung PHOTO

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins


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