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trust is good but -- John
trust is good but control is better German saying

Free Haiku Poems for Your Cut and Paste Pleasure -- Edward Weiss
So, you're looking for free haiku poems? Not much is free today. Even poetry. Fortunately, you've found this article. I've written many haiku poems for publication. I've also written ...

My Love (poem) -- Ron Zvagelsky
I once had somebody I loved Her touch, her tender cheek pressed gently against my own The feeling alone warmed my blood and sent chills down my spine Oh how I miss that feeling, of my heart pounding, ...

Three Short Love Poems -- Randall Ulbricht
Here is a compilation of three short love poems written by twelve-year-old Emily. The first is a short poem about how Emily loves her teachers. During the school year, her literature class was given ...

The Beauty Of It Wedding Poem -- drageda.com
Time passing sings loudly Measure not the Journey Nor the choices made Rather unions formed, Vows spoken freely, Promises of everlasting love, They are the hands elevating our spirit To touch God Can ...

Celebrate Banned Books Week - Top 20 Censorship Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. " --Joseph Alexandrovitch Brodsky "Don't join the book burners... Don't be afraid to go in your library and read ...

Inspirational Thought For The Day -- Steven Gillman
Are you ready for your inspirational thought for the day? When you first read it, it may seem too simple. However, if you think about it for even a moment, you'll see that the implications are ...

3 Steps to Daily Success: Using Motivational and Inspirational Quotes -- Ray Schiel
Changing our day-to-day behaviors may be easier than previously imagined. By meditating on and repeating motivational and inspirational quotes, we are better prepared to change our thought patterns, ...

10 Inspirational Quotes That Can Improve Yourself -- David Hill
It usually takes a small coffee, or more than likely a few rounds of beer or any type of drink you can get your hands on, before it comes to kicking back after a tough day's work. Well, yeah ...

Want it more for others than ... -- DS
Want it more for others than you want it for yourself. Dr. Wayne Dyer
Re: Want it more for others than ... -- al
super thought. thank you

Five Thoughts about Effective Communication -- Jackie Fletcher
Communicating effectively can sometimes be difficult to do. So here are some thoughts, based on borrowed wisdom, on how to communicate clearly and make a better connection with the other person too. ...
Re: Five Thoughts about Effective Communication -- Muneera Ali
Very simple and neat information. Thanks.

Random Thoughts -- Robert Prentice
Every once in awhile, I can manage to pull together some really good random thoughts and I figured today I would share them with you. Theres no theme whatsoever, todayonly some random thoughts. ...
Re: Random Thoughts -- Muneera Ali
Very timely advice for me at the time I am in the process of looking for job. Thank you.

Inspirational Historical Thoughts on Justice -- Bruno Bacelli
We live in a period of massive exposure to information of all sorts and types. While information is important in an effort to evaluate the circumstances confronting us on a personal and world wide ...

Inspirational Thoughts on Life and Overcoming Adversity -- Bruno Bacelli
Much of modern society is a mad rush these days to keep up with those around us. In this mad dash, it is easy to lose the thread on what life is supposed to be and how we should live it. ...

Inspirational Thoughts on Kindness and Love -- Bruno Bacelli
Our society continues to technologically evolve at a breakneck pace, but at what cost? Has the rush of daily life caused us to forget or de-emphasize traditional themes in life such as kindness and ...

Inspiration Thoughts and Quotes on Good and Evil -- Bruno Bacelli
If ever there has been a basis for civilization to squabble on the merits of something, it is the debate between good and evil. Here are some inspiration thoughts on the subjects from historical ...

A teacher for a day is ... -- teacher quotes
A teacher for a day is a father for a lifetime. Chinese proverb

Personal example carries more ... -- teacher quotes
Personal example carries more weight than preaching. Chinese proverb

To teach ... -- teacher quotes
To teach is to learn. Chinese proverb

One must be a student before ... -- teacher quotes
One must be a student before one can be a teacher. Chinese proverb

One must first correct oneself ... -- teacher quotes
One must first correct oneself before correcting others. Chinese proverb

When three people are walking together ... -- teacher quotes
When three people are walking together, there must be a teacher for me. Chinese proverb

Education is considered ... -- teacher quotes
Education is considered the peculiar business of women; perhaps for that very reason it is one of the worst-paid businesses in the world ... Katharine Pearson Woods

my mother ... -- teacher quotes
my mother ... piled up her hair and went out to teach in a one-room school, mountain children little and big alike. The first day, some fathers came along to see if she could whip their children, ...

A long time ago people often said ... -- teacher quotes
A long time ago people often said, Why did you become a teacher? Well, that was about the only decent thing when I was growing up for a girl to be. If you became a secretary ... you got a hard name. ...

Teach me half the gladness ... -- teacher quotes
Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know, Such harmonious madness From my lips would flow, The world should listen then, as I am listening now. Percy Bysshe Shelley

It is a monstrous thing to ... -- teacher quotes
It is a monstrous thing to force a child to learn Latin or Greek or mathematics on the ground that they are an indispensable gymnastic for the mental powers. It would be monstrous even if it were ...

Fine art is ... -- teacher quotes
Fine art is the only teacher except torture. George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does ... -- teacher quotes
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches. George Bernard Shaw

But your discretions better can persuade ... -- teacher quotes
But your discretions better can persuade Than I am able to instruct or teach, And therefore, as we hither came in peace, So let us still continue peace and love. William Shakespeare

No one should teach who is not ... -- teacher quotes
No one should teach who is not in love with teaching. Margaret E. Sangster

Education is a necessity, it helps to understand ... -- teacher quotes
Education is a necessity, it helps to understand life. Like that compagnero in Cuba who talked about politics, back when they were on strike. He knew many things, that hijo de puta, and he unraveled ...

It is cruelty to children to keep ... -- teacher quotes
It is cruelty to children to keep five-year-olds sitting still, gazing into vacancy even for one hour at a time. We have little idea of the torture we thus inflict. Ellen Richards

You say that I should be your teacher! ... -- teacher quotes
You say that I should be your teacher! See to it that I am your pinion and not your brake. Friedrich Nietzsche

The more abstract the truth you wish to teach... -- teacher quotes
The more abstract the truth you wish to teach, the more you need to seduce the senses to it. Friedrich Nietzsche

The dyed-in-the-wool teacher takes everything... -- teacher quotes
The dyed-in-the-wool teacher takes everything seriously only with respect to his studentshimself included. Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is a great master... -- teacher quotes
Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were. Molire

teaching to me was anathema... -- teacher quotes
teaching to me was anathema, chiefly because it would condemn me to a world of petticoats. Agnes E. Meyer

there are important considerations... -- teacher quotes
there are important considerations in the world beyond plain sewing and teaching dull little boys the alphabet. Any woman who has brains and willing hands finds twenty remunerative occupations open ...

What the teachers digest... -- teacher quotes
What the teachers digest, the pupils eat. Karl Kraus

Anybody with the brains and energy ... -- teacher quotes
Anybody with the brains and energy to become a teacher ought to want to become something better. Florynce R. Kennedy

True undoubting is the teachers part... -- teacher quotes
True undoubting is the teachers part, continual undoubting the part of the pupil. Franz Kafka

We talked of the education of children... -- teacher quotes
We talked of the education of children; and I asked him what he thought was best to teach them first. JOHNSON. Sir, it is no matter what you teach them first, any more than what leg you shall put ...

The memory loaded with mere bookwork is not the... -- teacher quotes
The memory loaded with mere bookwork is not the thing wantedis, in fact, rather worse than uselessin the teacher of scientific subjects. It is absolutely essential that his mind should be full of ...

The first rule of education for me was discipline... -- teacher quotes
The first rule of education for me was discipline. Discipline is the keynote to learning. Discipline has been the great factor in my life. I discipline myself to do everythinggetting up in the ...

I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructer ... -- teacher quotes
I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructer [sic] to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment. If it is a drudgery to teach these little ones, then it is ...

The logical English train a scholar as they train an engineer... -- teacher quotes
The logical English train a scholar as they train an engineer. Oxford is Greek factory, as Wilton mills weave carpet, and Sheffield grinds steel. They know the use of a tutor, as they know the use of ...

The spirit only can teach. Not any profane man... -- teacher quotes
The spirit only can teach. Not any profane man, not any sensual, not any liar, not any slave can teach, but only he can give, who has; he only can create, who is. The man on whom the soul descends, ...

There is no teaching until the pupil ... -- teacher quotes
There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you, and you are he; then is a teaching; and by no unfriendly ...

If a teacher have any opinion which he wishes to conceal... -- teacher quotes
If a teacher have any opinion which he wishes to conceal, his pupils will become as fully indoctrinated into that as into any which he publishes. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teaching is the perpetual end and office of all things... -- teacher quotes
Teaching is the perpetual end and office of all things. Teaching, instruction is the main design that shines through the sky and earth. Ralph Waldo Emerson

She gave high counsels... -- teacher quotes
She gave high counsels. It was the privilege of certain boys to have this immeasurably high standard indicated to their childhood; a blessing which nothing else in education could supply. Ralph Waldo ...

Alas for the cripple Practice when ... -- teacher quotes
Alas for the cripple Practice when it seeks to come up with the bird Theory, which flies before it. Try your design on the best school. The scholars are of all ages and temperaments and capacities. ...

A sure proportion of rogue and dunce ... -- teacher quotes
A sure proportion of rogue and dunce finds its way into every school and requires a cruel share of time, and the gentle teacher, who wished to be a Providence to youth, is grown a martinet, sore with ...

To whatsoever upright mind ... -- teacher quotes
To whatsoever upright mind, to whatsoever beating heart I speak, to you it is committed to educate men. By simple living, by an illimitable soul, you inspire, you correct, you instruct, you raise, ...

In the middle years of childhood ... -- teacher quotes
In the middle years of childhood, it is more important to keep alive and glowing the interest in finding out and to support this interest with skills and techniques related to the process of finding ...

Children of the middle years do not do their learning ... -- teacher quotes
Children of the middle years do not do their learning unaffected by attendant feelings of interest, boredom, success, failure, chagrin, joy, humiliation, pleasure, distress and delight. They are ...

My one pupil has begun his work with me ... -- teacher quotes
My one pupil has begun his work with me, and I will give you a description how the lecture is conducted. It is the most important point, you know, that the tutor should be dignified and at a distance ...

But [Jonas] quickly understood ... -- teacher quotes
But [Jonas] quickly understood that a disciple was not necessarily someone who wishes to learn something. More often, on the contrary, one became a disciple for the unselfish pleasure of teaching ...

Teaching is not a lost art ... -- teacher quotes
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun

the surest test ... -- teacher quotes
the surest test of discipline is its absence. Clara Barton

And so they have left us feeling tired and old... -- teacher quotes
And so they have left us feeling tired and old. They never cared for school anyway. And they have left us with the things pinned on the bulletin board. And the night, the endless, muggy night that is ...

For rigorous teachers seized my youth, ... -- teacher quotes
For rigorous teachers seized my youth, And purged its faith, and trimmd its fire, Showd me the high, white star of Truth, There bade me gaze, and there aspire. Even now their whispers pierce the ...

I have come to believe ... -- teacher quotes
I have come to believe ... that the stage may do more than teach, that much of our current moral instruction will not endure the test of being cast into a lifelike mold, and when presented in ...

A thousand teachers;... -- Jeffrey
A thousand teachers; a thousand methods. Chinese proverb.

Champagne - 15 Great Quotes -- Paul Medhurst
Champagne is one of the greatest drink in the world and here are some musings on bubbly from famous figures... my only regret in life is that I didnt drink enough Champagne John Maynard Keynes there ...

3 Quotes that Changed My Life -- Avis Ward
When I graduated from high school, my oldest brother (both brothers are actually older than I am but this brother is also the oldest of the lot), wrote in my year book; "Never learn everything about ...

Do We Need Daily Inspirational Quotes For Self Improvement? -- Robin OBrien
Many seek self-improvement and many like to receive a daily quote of inspiration as an aid to this aim. But, why do we like these sound bites? And do we need them? The answer lies somewhere in ...

Improve Yourself In As Little As 5 Minutes With These Inspirational Quotes -- mossige.com/su
Or "Life With Woody" 10 inspirational quotes than can improve yourself It might take a little coffee or probably a few rounds of adult beverage you could get your hands on when it comes to relaxing ...

Shine and Provoke Envy. -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
Shine and provoke envy. What is this, a warning to be discrete or humble, to hide talents and gifts, wealth and abilities or are we to display ourselves, live to the fullist and dismiss the envy of ...

No man really becomes a fool.. -- quotes
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions. Charles Steinmetz

To teach is.. -- eslteacher
To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert

Japanese Teaching Quote: -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
Children are like stones in the stream. Some are rougher than others but the water polishes them all to smoothness.

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Quote: One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is.. -- MC
One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is word-order. For us, the most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end. This is the climax; and, during the momentary pause ...

Quote: The English language is.. -- MC
The English language is like a broad river on whose bank a few patient anglers are sitting, while, higher up, the stream is being polluted by a string of refuse-barges tipping out their muck. Cyril ...

Latin proverbium -- Karl
"saying, saw"

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Quote: English grammar is so complex and confusing... -- MC
English grammar is so complex and confusing for the one very simple reason that its rules and terminology are based on Latina language with which it has precious little in common. In Latin, to take ...

When in Doubt Throw it out -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
I learned this one from my Mom, Jean Marie Day and I guess she got it from her mother, my Grandmother Anderson. It applies to older food that might not be safe to eat and has preserved my health ...

Ms. -- Saraj
Laugh your heart out Dance in the rain; Cherish the moment, ignore the pain LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE forgive and forget life's too short to be living with regrets

Motivational Sayings - Ten Great Ones -- Steven Gillman
Why read motivational sayings? For motivation! You might need a bit, if you can use last year's list of goals this year because it's as good as new. All of us can benefit from inspirational ...

Who Said That? Quotes & Misquotes -- Lindsey Williams
Who Said That? One of the pesky things with which journalists wrestle is verbatim statements by sources -- as indicated by quote marks. Reporters are tightly restricted. Get it first. Get it all. Get ...

Top 50 Women Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"There are three easy ways of losing money - racing is the quickest, women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain. " --Lord Amherst "I married beneath me. All women do." -- Lady Nancy Astor ...

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Achieve -- Lorenzo Dalla Pozza
" It's not what you cannot do; but what you do not want to do "

To avoid criticism - quote -- DE
To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. -- Albert Einstein

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old Latin proverb says -- MA
Believe that you have it and you have it.

Top 50 Mom Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." -- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) "I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ...

Top 50 Father Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"The greatest gift I ever had Came from God, and I call him Dad! " -- Anonymous "Our earth is degenerate in these latter days; bribery and corruption are common; children no longer obey their ...

Ethiopian proverb -- MA
"When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion."

Chinese Proverb -- MA
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Chinese proverb -- MA
If we do not change our direction, we will end up where we are headed.

Watch Your Language -- Sue Dyson
Our thoughts become our words become our actions become our reality. Its that simple. And that complex. Saying something negative about yourself does two things. 1. You come to believe it and thus, ...

Joshian Quotations -- Kedar Joshi
The Indian way is to think of Man to be a divine being, and as Man is obviously not a divine being, to take it as an utter contrast and rather treat him as a useless insect. The principle of ...

Superultramodern Quotes and Dialogues -- Kedar Joshi
Following are some quotes and dialogues that reflect the principles of superultramodern science ( physics, mathematical science, and philosophy ). (The creation of Dr Kedar Joshi (b.1979), Cambridge, ...

Famous Quotes & Famous Sayings about Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups -- Karo Yegyan
Find out what famous people said about Hate between different ethnic groups I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him ~ Booker T.Washington Hatred paralyzes life; love ...

Something Different - Business Quotes -- Steve Kaye
No doubt you've collected memorable quotes from your job or business. Here are some of the amazing things people have said to me since I started my business in 1992. And, yes, all of the quotes ...

Quotes and Sayings - Colloquialisms Part 3 -- Lisa Jay
Not very nice but colloquialisms just the same. (just fill in the blank with a word of your choice) "you annoy me like a wet leaf stuck to my __" "they don't put foundations under s___ houses" ...

Quotes and Sayings - Colloquialisms Part 2 -- Lisa Jay
"bless her heart" - said after making a negative comment about someone "She is not too smart, bless her heart" "he's like a one-legged man in an a__-kicking contest" - someone is working hard, ...

Quotes and Sayings - Colloquialisms Part 1 -- Lisa Jay
ku'lowkeweeu'lizum [n] a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech, an expression, a local or regional dialect expression. ...

Quotes to Think About -- Robert Bruce Baird
INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS: There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance that principle ...

Improve and practice your English (quote) -- W. Paws
Even native speakers need to keep working on it. Increasing one's vocabulary is a lifelong process. W. Paws

15 Success Secrets Of The Strongest Men In The World -- John Watson
The 2004 final of the World's Strongest Man METRx Championship took place in Nassau in the Bahamas. Three of the six finalists impressed me especially as great role models. Svend Karlsen of ...

Top 25 Success Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Consider what it takes to become an undeniable success with these sincere quotations that identify the fundamental factors necessary to triumph... " Always bear in mind that your own resolution to ...

Top 15 Food Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Happy and successful cooking doesn't rely only on know-how; it comes from the heart, makes great demands on the palate and needs enthusiasm and a deep love of food to bring it to life." ...

Friends -- Rachel Twomey
a friend in need is a friend indeed.

Top 25 Leadership Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Ponder what it takes to be a true leader with these practical quotes that will lead you to a more precise understanding of the secrets to successful leadership... "A true leader has the confidence to ...

Inspiring Baseball Quotations -- Aron Wallad
I loved being around the baseball players when they had something to say that I thought would have a positive impression. Here are some of the quotes that I have enjoyed and have inspired me. Bob ...

20 Popular Quotations About Babies -- Bridget Mwape
1. "A baby is God's way of saying the world should go on." - Doris Smith 2. "My Dad knew I was going to be a comedian. When I was a baby he said, 'Is this a joke?" - Ken Dodd 3. "Being ...

Lay Vicheka's 30 Quotes -- Vicheka Lay
1. Unless you know who you are, you can't proceed further. 2. Any existent product is started with "aspiration". 3. Every path has its end and will be totally broken one day, educational path has ...

Writing and Publishing Articles -- Sa
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Using Quotations: When You Need Permission -- Sophfronia Scott
First of all, here's my disclaimer. I'm not a lawyer. The following is based on my own research and, as you'll see, every situation is different. That's why the use of quotes can be ...

Public Speaking: Quotations -- Tom Antion
Quotations are safe to use during public speaking engagements because if the quotation is not funny, it doesn't matter since you are just reciting it. You did not write it. It can still be used ...

Inspirational -- Paul
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep for that which he cannot lose" - Jim Elliot

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Einstein quote -- Dennis
"Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein

The nail that sticks out gets hammered down. -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
Like it or not this is the way many societies/businesses,families/individuals behave, and I feel it is a warning to teachers and students of what not to do or be. For all our fine thoughts and words ...

Quote: *Link* -- Michael Luther
"Carry out your dream, No matter how unlikely it may seem." ~Terry a O'Neal

L.S -- Lama Saqr
A well planned project will give results exactly as planned.

Tragedy of the Commons: Do you know this? -- Robin Timothy Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
That which is held in common is abused in common (or neglected/abused by all). The Commons was an English term for the common land, the land left unfenced in old England and used by the common people ...

When is the best time to plant an apple tree? -- Robin Timothy Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
When is the best time? 20 years ago. This usually gets a laugh. The science: Many apple trees take 20 years or more to grow from seed and then flower and produce the first fruit. This is much speeded ...

COPY HEAD IS BETTER THAN COPY BOOK! -- John A. Kokulo
COPY HEAD IS BETTER THAN COPY BOOK! Lessons that can be remembered off-head are best learned than those that have to be referenced repeatedly. It is good to be attentive in class always! John A. ...

Imagination is more important than knowledge! *Link* -- Teacher Joe
My friends have used Teacher Joe's Words of Wisdom when teaching, though they were originally collected for students. If you are not a native English speaker, you can listen and repeat them in ...

Old and Bent or Young and Broke? -- Robin Timothy Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
As we age we will sometimes come across disrespectful young people. Here are two quotes to remember. Is it better to be old and bent or young and broke? Youth and enthusiasm will always be overcome ...

Inspirational: Friendship Quotes -- Jane Opal
We got friends to make up for our relatives -- Anonymous A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway. -- Fr. Jerome Cummings Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a ...

Environmental saying, T-shirt, Borocay Is., Phillipines. -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
When all the streams are polluted and all the forests are cleared and all the reefs are degraded then we will realize we cannot eat money. This is more or less how I remember it, Feb. 2006. The ...

Quotes on Goals -- Jeff Herring
The weakest ink is better than the strongest memory. John Rickenbacker Do you want to dramatically increase the likelihood of you meeting your goals for the new year? One of the simplest yet most ...

Public Speaking: Quotations -- Tom Antion
Quotations are safe to use during public speaking engagements because if the quotation is not funny, it doesn't matter since you are just reciting it. You did not write it. It can still be used ...

Teaching English Anywhere (Motto) -- Ken Kesey
1. I will not take a TESOL course until I KNOW I like TEFL teaching. I know I can always go back and take a TESOL later if I want one that badly. 2. I will never sign a teaching contract before ...

EVERY MORNING..... -- DR. MA. LOURDES E. M. PALCUTO(PHILIPPINES)
EVERY MORNING , REPEAT THIS SEVERAL TIMES... 1. I LOVE MYSELF 2. I LOVE MY WIFE/HUSBAND,BF/GF AND FAMILY. 3. I LOVE MY CHAT FRIENDS,STUDENTS,NEIGHBORS, CO-WORKERS, MY BOSS AND MY COMPANY 4. I'M ...

Making Positive Changes -- Lynne Dean
Instead of saying "I don't know" Say "I'll find out". Instead of seeing a problem for every answer, Try seeing an answer for every problem Instead of saying "That's not my job", See what ...

Powerful Words - Easily Misleading Conversations -- Lynne Dean
"Can you please pick that up for me? No, not that. THAT!" Yep, I am one of those. One that uses pronoun instead of words. It drives my husband crazy. But hey, he does it too! Its incomprehensible, ...

The Words Do Matter -- Kevin Eikenberry
Air Canada Flight 154 I was boarding a flight in Edmonton, Alberta, bound for Toronto after a long day. As I handed my boarding pass to the Air Canada gate agent, I asked her if she was having a good ...

2 Sayings about Teachers -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Those who can do, those who can't teach. (Needless to say I don't agree.) Who keeps talking when nobody is listening? A teacher. (Some truth in this.)

Nay-sayers Desist! -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
A lot o' ought 'o have a motto. Mine? Nay-sayers desist! 1996 Use this short poem or saying in an English lesson. Two or three short poems in a 50 min. class is normal. This motto is on my ...

The Meaning of Life is Living: Ask the Buddha -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
It's a Tautology The meaning of Life is living. Ask Siddartha 1998 Or, you could say the meaning of life is life. Another famous tautology is Darwin's: Survial of the Fittest. In a simple way ...

Top Ten Autumn Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Autumn's the mellow time." --William Allingham "Autumn.. the year's last, loveliest smile." --William C. Bryant "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf's a flower." --Albert Camus "No ...

Public Speaking: Quotations -- Tom Antion
Quotations are safe to use during public speaking engagements because if the quotation is not funny, it doesn't matter since you are just reciting it. You did not write it. It can still be used ...

Root Out False Pride/Expunge Ersatz Hubris -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Expunge Ersatz Hubris -1997 These are difficult words and not in common use. They can be found in older literature especially. Challenge your students. Send them to their dictionaries to solve this ...

Who is Alone on this Crowded Planet? -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
You're not married? Aren't you lonely? "No", I say, and state the above.

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- William Arthur
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. William Arthur

Field Notes on Country Linguistics -- Nola L. Kelsey
As Suzy stammered, my ears perked up. For distraction I called out, Hey Kathy, put on another pot of coffee. Suzy spoke again. The fact is, gouging my own eyes out with a ketchup bottle would not ...

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes -- Richard Chapo
Lawyer Jokes Q: How does a pregnant woman know she is carrying a future lawyer? A: She has an extreme craving for baloney. Q: What is the legal definition of Appeal? A: Something a person slips on in ...

A Cup of tranquili-tea, please. -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
My mother was trying to boss me around only 3 days after I visited her. Shortly after she asked, "What would you like to drink with your lunch?" I answered, still annoyed, "I'd like a cup of ...

Teacher Joe's Words of Wisdom *Link* -- Teacher Joe
Einstein said "Imagination is more important than knowledge". You have to do more than memorize words or learn grammar, if you want to learn another language. You have to use your whole brain!

Top 10 Funny Store Signs *Link* -- Sunny
1.Outside a muffler shop: "No appointment necessary, we hear you coming." 2.Outside a hotel: "Help! We need inn-experienced people." 3.On a desk in a reception room: "We shoot every 3rd salesman , ...

Trade your Vanity for Humanity -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Feeling lonely, proud, bored, vain, without purpose? Become involved in the lives of others. Trade your Vanity for Humanity.

Yield & Win! -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Is every conflict worth fighting? Do we have to be right, have to dominate, have to win all the time? We may drive a wedge we can't remove. Learn to let go, sometimes. Yield and win!

Plants are like Children -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Fewer plants would wilt & die if only they could scream & cry. 1973

Travel Jokes (quotes) -- Nomad Rick
Traveling can be a humbling experience, particularly when you travel to a foreign country. Such experiences, of course, give rise to travel jokes. Travel Jokes 1. Three brothers are sitting at the ...

What the Buddha didn't say. -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
There's no place like OHM.

My quote -- James
what it is that you want isnt always what you get, yet what you get is pretty much always what you want. Make sure what you get is worth wanting and what you want is worth getting

Motivation Tips -- Sa
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Anecdotes and the Sharp Wit of a Teacher Poet Thinker -- EOA UK
Anecdotes and Wisdom, Wit, Humor, Satire, Quotes, Jokes of the late witty Orhan Seyfi Ari Fedai, Halkin Sesi -27 Dec. 92 He always wore a smile... In his articles little stories, jokes, humor, ...

How To Use Quotations Effectively? -- Brenda Wilson
Quotations are the repetition of words used by somebody in the past. When you repeat the speech or spoken words of a character from a play or novel, you are said to be quoting that character. Use of ...

ThinkExist.com: New Sex and the City Quotes Collection -- Mark Lugris
ThinkExist.com offers an unparalleled collection of Sex and The City quotes. Featuring the best sound bites from Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha, our quotes selection also showcases some of ...

Tax Jokes and Quotes -- Richard A. Chapo
Do you realize that some tax forms ask you to check a box if you are BLIND? Quote: Two years ago it was impossible to get through on the phone to the IRS. Now it's just hard to get through. ...

Where Do You Get Your Daily Success Quotes? -- Helene Malmsio
Dont be left behind today in the motivational stakes. START OFF YOUR DAY WITH OUR FREE BOOK! "365 Daily Success Quotes" Inspiring self help ebook - a Power Pack of Quotes for every day of the week. ...

Funny Baseball Quotes -- Aron Wallad
A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings. - Earl Wilson When they start the game, they don't yell, "Work ball." They say, "Play ball." - Willie Stargell, 1981 When ...

Evolutionary Limerick - quote -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
A bump on a frog is a wart Two snakes all entwined will contort Reptilia pantropical was a subject most topical But Mamalia now holds the fort 1979 You can use this with advanced adult learners. Some ...

Evolution of Complexity - quote -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Cells bees ants & nations, these are trials of integation.

For Brainwashed Believers - quote -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Follow Me: No gods to construct. We manufacture luck. There is no fate but what we make. Think hard and show some pluck!

A Philosophy (or mantra) for Earth - quote -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Nurture Nature and Nature Will Nurture.

The Key to Relationships - quote -- Robin Day B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Less I and me, more us and we.

Top 25 Children Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance." -- Franklin P. Adams "A child reminds us that playtime is an essential part of our daily routine." -- Anonymous ...

Top 15 Valentines Day Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were." -- Anonymous "Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what ...

Heroes - Heroism Quotations - Top 45 -- Danielle Hollister
"You lived too long, we have supped full with heroes, they waste their deaths on us." -- C. D. Andrews "Listen, my friend, there are two races of beings. The masses teeming and happy - common clay, ...

Graduation Quotations - Top 35 -- Danielle Hollister
"Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! " -- Louisa May Alcott "Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues." -- Anonymous "The purpose of a ...

Top 40 Marriage Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Is it better for a woman to marry a man who loves her than a man she loves. " -- Anonymous "All marriages are happy. It's living together afterwards that is difficult. " -- Anonymous "Getting ...

Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famous Poets -- Danielle Hollister
"For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history." -- Aristotle "Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary ...

Top 20 Love Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person." -- Margaret Anderson "Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible -- it cannot be ...

Top 20 New Years Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Here's to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here's to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold." -- Anonymous "People are so worried about what ...

Top 50 Christmas Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first. The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history, because it ...

Top 15 Goals Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Examine your own personal goals and find methods to achieve your desires with these valuable quotations about setting goals... "The most important thing about having goals is having one." -- Geoffrey ...

Top 50 Music Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Discover the phenomenonal complexity of music and reflect on the way it can positively influence your life with this sound collection of riveting quotes... "Music, the greatest good that mortals ...

Top 20 Dog Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Get to know your beloved dog better with these insightful quotations all about your best four-legged friend... " A wise man associating with the vicious becomes an idiot; a dog travelling with good ...

Top 20 Poetry Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Explore the meaning of poetry and the motivation of poets with this special collection of evocative quotations... "A poet is someone who is astonished by everything." -- Anonymous "Reality only ...

Top 15 Cat Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Gain some insight into how your favorite feline actually feels about you and life in general with these enlightening quotations about cats... "Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message ...

Top 40 Health Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year." -- Franklin P. Adams "He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything." -- Arabian Proverb "To get ...

St. Patrick's Day Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody." -- Brendan Behan(1923-1964) - Irish dramatist, author "In order to ...

Top 25 Happiness Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
"There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all." --Anonymous "Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response." -- Mildred Barthel "Happiness is good health and ...

Top 15 Inspirational Quotations -- Danielle Hollister
Get inspired and lift your spirits with these positive quotations that will surely stimulate your soul and perhaps motivate your mind... "No bird soars too high if he soars on his own wings." -- ...

Humor Quotations - Top 35 Funny Quotations by Famous Comedians -- Danielle Hollister
"Education is worth a whole lot. Just think - with enough education and brains the average man would make a good lawyer - and so would the average lawyer." -- Grace Allen (Gracie) "It's foolish ...

Quotes to Think About -- Robert Baird
INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS: There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance that principle ...

Why Read Inspirational Quotes? -- Steven Gillman
Maybe you've heard this one: "What does it profit a man to have gained the whole world, and to have lost his soul?" - Jesus Christ Inspirational quotes and sayings from the present day or ...

My Top 10 Quotes for Living Well! -- Philip E. Humbert
Over the years many people have offered their models of the "Good Life", and some have left quotes that nicely summarize important truths. The following are ten of my personal favorites. 1. Know ...

When I get back to the USA, -- R747
When I get back to the USA, I plan to get a snowball rolling....MAYBE. I'll mail a letter I've already composed to the Washington Post detailing my experiences as an English teacher in ...

happyness -- Snejana Bogdanova
Stability ,boldness,accomplishment of large and small plans,initiatives and projects(compared to my life so far) Settlement of important problems(personal as well) Knowledge,discovery,all sorts of ...

I'd have taught maybe 5 out of 535 students all year. - quote -- R747
"I didn't come to Thailand to change Thailand. I came to change perhaps ONE person's life (besides my own)--that's all I hope to do. After a year in the trenches, I think I've changed ...

Success and Failure Quote - quote *Link* -- M. Anthony
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick. ~ Laurence Shames

Sometimes teaching english abroad - quote -- By: Mike Jones - teacher in Korea
In Response To: I'm already there - ESL discussion (Rheno747) Sometimes teaching english abroad sucks and sometimes it's OK. Best thing is to realize sooner than later that it is time to go ...

When you are travelling, - quote -- by: Bob Mc. (teacher)
When you are travelling, temporary working, studying in a foreign country, familiarize yourself with the way of life there. Respect that countrys laws, religions, culture, class structure and ...

Most English teachers in Asia are - quote -- by: Jeff (teacher in Asia)
Most English teachers in Asia are fat, food and beer are cheap. Otherwise theres really no reason to be here..

Most of the salary can easily be saved up. - quote -- by Greg - teacher in Korea
Ulsan, Korea - ESL discussion In Response To: korea or japan - ESL discussion (koko) It depends on your lifestyle, of course, but I have managed to save over $10 000 Canadian in my first year here, ...

taiwan is not cheap - quote -- by boss (unknown location)
In Response To: Taiwan Prices - ESL discussion (Rheno747) stay away from the big cities and eat taiwanese food

Hey, when you finally get this mess cleaned up - quote -- Rheno747 - teacher in Korea
In Response To: Regarding Visa - ESL discussion (Please help us!) Hey, when you finally get this mess cleaned up, give us a post. I'd like to know what was going on and how it was resolved. If ...

Who knows what else they can get away with.... -- by Elephant (teacher in Thailand)
Who knows what else they can get away with....or think they can get away with. I, too, have heard of such tales coming out of Japan and South Korea.

I hope I've covered all the bases. - quote -- by RhenoKorean (teacher in Korea)
I hope I've covered all the bases. I hope I've gotten my point across. Take my advice and avoid Thailand if you're serious about teaching.

I think what I'd do -- by RhenoKorean (teacher in Korea)
In Response To: Visa - ESL discussion (Please help us!) I think what I'd do is head for your native country's embassy and talk to somebody about your visa problems.

Perhaps the thing to do - quote -- by Dos (teacher in China)
Perhaps the thing to do is find another school who may be able to do something for you. Otherwise, you are in trouble.

Do not generalize - quote -- teacher quote
Do not generalize on just a few cases of teachers that you see. What you are doing is like saying that the whole population of a country are idiots when you actually only saw 3 people goofing around.

teaching - quote -- John
teaching English is NOT fun. Travelling is. John in Korea

You must be the change - quote -- PT
You must be the change you want to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

Whatever you do will be insignificant - quote -- PT
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. Mahatma Gandhi

Never talk defeat. - quote -- W. italy
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

teach abroad - quote -- teacher x
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.

Resist that impulse to give advice. - quote -- eagle23
Resist that impulse to give advice. Others need to make mistakes to learn sometimes.

If it smells - quote -- rob (in japan)
If it smells like fish maybe it is a little fishee.

Don't say too much, - quote -- P
Don't say too much, cross that bridge when come to it.

Taking chances - quote -- Bret K.
Taking chances might help you stumble on something brilliant. Dare to experiment.

stop expecting - quote -- fan
stop expecting someone else to do what you will not!

Just stay - quote -- Vick
Just stay within reasonable bounds -- you don't want to get caught in an awkward position/situation.

Good entrepreneurs - quote -- master
Good entrepreneurs usually fail first then succeed with the wisdom gained from earlier failures. Keep going guys and gals.

The Sixth C - quote -- Chi Hung
Always aim for the 5Cs in life, Calm, Confidence, Committment, Concentration and Continuation, but own the 6th: Compassion

Engraved - quote *Link* -- telma
I shall write my troubles in sand and my victories in stone

decision - quote -- yy
Just because you can't make up your mind doesn't mean you want someone else making the decision for you.

IF - quote -- Dan
IF it makes any sense, maybe we'll buy into it.

Rein in the impulse - quote -- flex
Rein in the impulse to brag about your latest, greatest accomplishment. Why tempt fate when you can quietly feel satisfied -- and start planning your next big thing?

change - quote -- dell
You cannot change a problem if you do not acknowledge it.

LIve the today as it comes - quote -- anne
We should learn to live in the present , we always in the future and/or in the past.Forgeting the very day you are in. The LOrd said do not worry about tomorrow because you do not know if it will ...

Teaching should be - quote -- zen
Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts. Unknown

Good teachers - quote -- zen
Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more. Bob Talbert

Success - quote -- Michelle Hornbuckle
Stand for something or you will fall for anything.

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

Growth - Quote -- Gill Edwards
Our Higher Self, which loves us unconditionally, yearns for us to learn and grow and if we refuse to grow through joy, it will reluctantly send us struggle. Illness, suffering, emotional trauma... ...

The silence of our friends - Quote -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Those who dare - Quote -- Robert F. Kennedy
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. - Robert F. Kennedy

Expect people to be better - Quote -- Merry Browne
Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be dissapointed when they're not; it helps them to keep trying. Merry Browne

My message - Quote -- Solomon Burke
My message has always been the same. Learn to love, learn to care, learn to share. Understand that pain will come, understand that suffering is part of the price we pay, but we can turn things ...

A man may die - Quote -- John F. Kennedy
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. - John F. Kennedy

I hear and I forget - Quote -- Confucius
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius

Your name was whispered... - Quote -- Michael Dooley
Your name was whispered before you were born, And out from the mist your image took form. The Spirit of Life had begun its quest, To know of itself through the ultimate test: A Being of Light set ...

The ultimate dance - Quote -- Gabrielle Roth
It's beautiful to dance alone, beautiful to dance with your children, beautiful to dance with your friends, beautiful to dance with your lover, or even collectively. But the ultimate dance is the ...

Creation - Quote -- Carl Gustav Jung
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

What makes you happy - Quote -- Dale Carnegie
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Try and fail - Quote -- Lloyd Jones
The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.

Emotional health - Quote -- M. Scott Peck
Emotional sickness is avoiding reality at any cost. Emotional health is facing reality at any cost.
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