April 2008 Blog Posts (8)

Teachers





"Teachers are more than any other class the guardians of civilization."



Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)



With knowledge of what occured in history, we are more capable of advancing to even greater heights. Teachers are there to connect us to our place in time, and to foster that onward march. They give us the tools we need to push ourselves into new territory, and use what we've been taught to handle these… Continue

Added by Hope on April 25, 2008 at 10:37am — No Comments

Daily Inspirational Education Quotation

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.

A. Bronson Alcott

Sometimes the ego clouds our understanding. If we remain aware of this, we can counter its effects.

Added by Hope on April 23, 2008 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Daily Inspirational Education Quotation

There is nothing more fruitful than ignorance aware of itself.

José Ortega y Gasset

Once a person is aware of their own ignorance they are more capable of learning. If they are still under the illusion of having knowledge when they don't, then they will not be open to the knowledge available.

Added by Hope on April 22, 2008 at 11:58am — No Comments

Daily Inspirational Quotation

Dare to be wise; begin! He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

Horace



Procrastination plagues so many people. If we all realized how important it is to live for today, and change for the better now, we would see a completely different world.

Added by Hope on April 16, 2008 at 9:23am — No Comments

Perseverance

Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim nor even extra brightness but perseverance all can have.

Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States.

Perseverance comes from a determined state of mind. It is required for all work in life. If someone has a hgher goal than just worldly aims, then that perseverance takes on its own nature. The knowledge required to fulfill this goal, is not attained by oneself but it is genious, bewtowed upon one.

Added by Hope on April 10, 2008 at 9:36am — No Comments

Behold This Human Being

O body that has become the spirit's dwelling place,

enough is enough:

how long can the Sea abide in a water-skin?

O you who are a thousand Gabriels

in the form of a human being,

O you who are many messiahs inside Jesus's donkey,

O you who are a thousand Ka`bahs

concealed in a house of prayer,

O you who cause `ifrît and devil to fall into error,

you are the spaceless Object of worship in space,

you destroy the devils' business,

for they say,… Continue

Added by Hope on April 9, 2008 at 6:38am — No Comments

Daily Inspirational Education Quotation

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Life is always full of new lessons to teach. Often younger people think they know more than their elders. Hopefully it is not too long before we all learn what little we truly know, and open ourselves up to further growth.

Added by Hope on April 4, 2008 at 9:36am — No Comments

it was a stressful weekend, we had to take my 7 yr old daughter to the hospital... as it turns out, one of my stupid, retard, *add expletive here* neighbors decided to throw a syringe into our backya…

it was a stressful weekend, we had to take my 7 yr old daughter to the hospital... as it turns out, one of my stupid, retard, *add expletive here* neighbors decided to throw a syringe into our backyard, and she stepped on it! we don't know which neighbor it was, but she had to get all sorts of shots, and has to go back for the next 3 months for tests to make sure she didn't get anything from it ... so that, in a nutshell, was my family's weekend... sorry for the rant, i just needed to get this… Continue

Added by skot johnson on April 1, 2008 at 4:35pm — 3 Comments

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