Quotes and Sayings about Students



"John Updike is always fun. And one of my former students, Tom Pynchon. And Harold Bloom, another former student."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Fun, Students)

"I'm very staid compared to my students, actually."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Students)

"I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Body, Students)

"Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men."
- Herbert Baxter Adams
(Related: Men, Work, Ambition, Class, Motive, Spirit, Students, Will)

"I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Sound, Students)

"I have taught my students not to apply rules or mechanical ways of seeing."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Rules, Students)

"You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Accidents, Result, Students, Teaching, Years)

"A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Students)

"Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Oneness, Students, Will)

"I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Love, People, Responsibility, Right, Students, Will)

"I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Acting, Kids, Profession, Reality, School, Students, Talk)

"I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Music, Time, Talent, Thought, American, School, Students)

"Pre-teens, teens and college students have unlimited access to the Internet - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because of the repeated exposure they have to illegal Internet gambling sites, they fall victim by the thousands."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: College, Day, Gambling, Internet, Students)

"Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)

"My athleticism was really the core to social acceptance, because in those days the overwhelming number of students came from more of a public school background than I did."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Acceptance, Public, School, Students)

"But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Education, Quality, Class, Fact, May, Needs, School, Students)

"Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Education, Commitment, Expectations, Parents, Students, Teachers)

"And, in the case of schools, or anything else, if you have something that is forcing you to do better than you did the day before, it makes you look forward and it makes you think in a way that's going to make the product better, which is the students and the education."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Education, Day, Schools, Students)

"I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Time, Students, Will, Wishes, Years, Youth)

"Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Now, Students, University)

"Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Education, Completion, Learning, Students)

"More time on paperwork means less time spent with students or preparing lessons for students. It is as simple as that. The numerous reforms in the bill will go a long way to free our time of special educators."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Time, Students, Will)

"How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Christian, Authority, Challenge, Military, Question, Schools, Students)

"I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students' potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Hope, Potential, Students, Succeed, Will)

"More students have a better knowledge of pop culture than of the Constitution."
- Charles Bowen
(Related: Knowledge, Constitution, Culture, Students)

"Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Power, People, Beliefs, Colors, Respect, Students, Teachers)

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Irreverence, Question, Students, Worship)

"I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do what they were most afraid of doing, to widen their horizons of action."
- James Broughton
(Related: Imagination, Action, Students)

"Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Boys, Gender, Girls, Sexuality, Students, University)

"Right around the end of the fifties, college students and young people in general, began to realize that this music was almost like a history of our country - this music contained the real history of the people of this country."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: History, Music, People, College, Country, End, Right, Students)

"While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece, I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Students, Trying)

"The most important thing taught to my students is to not be so photo realist in what they depict."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Students)

"For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years, Paul Gavert, told me, 'The voice follows... the voice follows everything about you... who you are.'"
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Students, Voice, Years)

"Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Education, Leadership, People, Difference, Gifts, Self, Students)

"To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Awards, President, states, Students, United)

"Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Quality, Difference, Students, Teachers)

"There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Education, Act, Being, Students)

"Poorer students take out larger loans and will have to contribute more to the cost of higher education."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Education, Students, Will)

"Ending up-front fees should make it far easier for all students to go to university as they will no longer have to pay up to /1,125 out of their loans at the start of each year. Student loans will also rise to meet average living costs."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Ending, Living, Students, University, Will)

"The number of students participating in A.P. has more than doubled in 10 years, and today almost 15,000 U.S. schools offer A.P. courses."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Schools, Students, Today, Years)

"My report card always said, 'Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students'."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: First, Students)

"The pattern of things was that each of the research students would be doing some particular experiment on the accelerator, often involving the building of counters or a system like that."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Building, Research, Students)

"I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Hope, Chance, School, State, Students)

"I think this is one of the greatest strengths of this school. Not only do the students go on to achieve great milestones in their own lives, they never forget their roots and the school that gave them the chance they needed to improve their lives and their families' lives."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Chance, Forget, School, Students)

"Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Inspiration, Example, School, State, Students, University)

"The teachers were focused on helping these students. The students benefited from hands-on teaching and a faculty who cared about them and their success in life and soon the students began to believe in themselves and the reality that they could make something of their lives."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Life, Success, Reality, Students, Teachers, Teaching)

"They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Family, Idea, Decision, College, First, Students)

"Their families helped them realize that there was more out there for them. These students came to Delaware State because of its inexpensive tuition, closeness to home, and solid reputation."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Home, Reputation, State, Students)

"Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: College, Environment, School, State, Students)

"Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

"With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: State, Students, University, Will, World)

"Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: State, Students, University)

"Delaware State has established itself as an institution of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity of students from various races, socio-economic status and locations."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Diversity, Excellence, Right, State, Students)

"These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, College, Ivy, Students)

"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?"
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Education, Books, Goodness, Humanity, Students)

"We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Community, Diversity, Help, Nation, Parents, Students)

"Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Act, Students)

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students."
- John Ciardi
(Related: College, Interest, Students, University)

"Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies."
- John Clayton
(Related: Faith, Science, God, Enemies, Parents, Students, Years)

"The President's call for more math and science students is not being heeded by his party's leaders in Congress. They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind. Something doesn't add up."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Science, Being, Congress, Leaders, Party, President, Students)

"Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Education, American, Future, Jobs, Language, Research, Students)

"The higher the social class of other students the higher any given student's achievement."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, Class, Students)

"The educational resources provided by a child's fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, School, Students)

"Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Schools, Students, Teaching)

"Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, Class, Effect, Students)

"America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: America, Economy, Interest, Schools, Students, World)

"The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America's college students, and it is the right thing to do for America's economy."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Financial, America, College, Economy, Right, Students)

"Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Men, Work, Fear, Mathematics, Students)

"I think it's good for the composer to teach because you always have new students and you have to begin at the beginning and make things clear."
- John Corigliano
(Related: Beginning, Students)

"My fellow students there were very smart, but the really novel thing was that they actually seemed to put a lot of effort into their school work. By the end of my first semester there, I began to get into that habit as well."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Work, Habit, Effort, End, First, School, Students)

"Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Employees, Service, Students, University)

"During this period, with a series of excellent students, we further studied hyperon decays."
- James Cronin
(Related: Students)

"By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Education, Children, Crime, Drugs, Generations, Help, Nation, Poverty, Prosperity, Students)

"I told the students that whatever they did in class was for the wastebasket."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Class, Students)

"I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn't particularly interested in doing."
- Merce Cunningham
(Related: Students)

"I no longer teach law. But when I did I advised my students that they should never accept a case if it meant that by doing so you couldn't sleep at night."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Law, Night, Sleep, Students)

"Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Time, Old, Pretty, Students, Today)

"Brian and I were both science students. You know science sort of math and physics side, you know."
- John Deacon
(Related: Science, Physics, Students)

"I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Dating, Cinema, College, Friends, Girls, Students)

"The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called "life", expects only training as sketched above, will be severely disappointed: by his standards he will learn next to nothing."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Being, Nothing, Students, Training, Will)

"It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Hope, Potential, Programming, Students)

"Children are amazing, and while I go to places like Princeton and Harvard and Yale, and of course I teach at Columbia, NYU, and that's nice and I love students, but the most fun of all are the real little ones, the young ones."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Love, Children, Fun, Students)

"Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Education, Possibility, Students, Tools)

"At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade."
- Arnie Duncan
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Financial, Banks, College, Depression, Nation, Risk, Students)

"In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Anthropology, Students)

"I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Family, Knowledge, Class, Religious, Students, Traditions)

"Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Talent, People, Development, Chicago, Country, Now, Students, Teachers, World, Years)

"Until these college students came into town, we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything."
- Santiago Durango
(Related: Money, College, Poor, Students)

"My mother would take groups of students to different countries and always brought us along, so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia, China, Nicaragua and several other countries."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Time, Mother, Countries, Russia, Students)

"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
(Related: Goal, Attention, Day, Students, Trying)

"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
(Related: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

"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
(Related: Work, Home, People, Classroom, Students)

"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
(Related: Work, Ideas, Creativity, Optimism, Possibility, Attention, Devotion, Space, Students)

"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
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Attention, Key, Light, Self, Students)

"Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Potential, Students, Training, Umpire, Years)

"During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Work, Coaches, Managers, Students, Training)

"I find it shameful that in nearly all the universities of Europe, Palestinian students sponsor and nurture anti-Semitism."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Europe, Students)

"'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Education, Learning, Potential, School, states, Students)

"The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Challenge, College, Learning, Sheep, Students)

"Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Education, Management, American, College, Numbers, Students)

"American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Science, American, Countries, France, Reading, School, Students, Teenagers)

"It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone."
- Edmond H. Fischer
(Related: Failure, Students)

"Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: History, Thought, Idea, Classroom, Influence, May, Students)

"Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Work, People, Information, Old, Students, Teachers)

"By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Development, Character, Values, Children, Parents, Schools, Students)

"Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, including many who are non-Catholic."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Schools, states, Students, United)

"Students in the '60s were responsible for great changes, politically and socially."
- Tom Ford
(Related: Students)

"Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Now, School, Students)

"My students frequently ask what their next project should be. My advice: immerse yourself in the music you love and you will find what you want to do; you will discover your next project."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Love, Music, Project, Students, Want, Will)

"We must be both more conservative and more liberal than most students of Christian worship: conservative in holding exclusively to God's commands in Scripture as our rule of worship, and liberal in defending the liberty of those who apply those."
- John Frame
(Related: God, Christian, Conservative, Liberal, Liberty, Scripture, Students, Worship)

"While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Life, Classroom, Projects, Research, Students)

"Experimental high energy physics research is a group effort. I have been very fortunate to have had outstanding students and colleagues who have made invaluable contributions to the research with which I have been associated."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Effort, Energy, Physics, Research, Students)

"Students don't know who Mark Twain was because he wasn't on the test."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Students)

"Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Knowledge, Ideas, Values, Athletes, Entertainment, Students, Understanding)

"Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Money, People, Achievement, Kids, Parents, Poor, Satisfaction, Schools, Students, Teachers)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"It's a staggering transition for high school students that found they could study five hours a week and make As and Bs."
- John Gardner
(Related: School, Students, Study)

"I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Time, Students)

"I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular, average students. They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible."
- Wally George
(Related: Business, Help, Kids, Students, Succeed)

"Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years, copying the same models and approximately the same path?"
- Theodore Gericault
(Related: Students, Study, Years)

"My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Experience, Genius, Bed, Students)

"The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned."
- William Glasser
(Related: Measure, Students)

"This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Heart, Encouraging, Growth, Students, Understanding)

"Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less?"
- William Glasser
(Related: Work, Competence, Help, Schools, Students, Will, World)

"What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher."
- William Glasser
(Related: Conversation, School, Students)

"We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher."
- William Glasser
(Related: Students, Talking)

"If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Competence, Students, Teaching, Will)

"In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help."
- William Glasser
(Related: Quality, Being, Books, Forbidden, Help, Open, School, Students)

"Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about."
- William Glasser
(Related: Being, Conversation, Profession, Students, Talk, Teachers)

"Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy."
- William Glasser
(Related: Democracy, Help, Preparation, Running, School, Students, Succeed)

"In 1967, the students at San Francisco State invited the poet Amiri Baraka to the campus for a semester. He attracted other influential black writers such as Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What emerged was something we called the community communications program. That's how I got involved; I got involved in a little play."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Community, Play, State, Students, Writers)

"With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Curriculum, Future, Job, Road, School, Students)

"To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Economy, Expectation, Reality, School, Students, Succeed, Tools)

"A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Friend, Fun, Students)

"We've been doing this here since 1968, so we have been identified as an example of a free, democratic school, and many professors want to expose their students to our philosophy."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Example, Philosophy, School, Students, Want)

"When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Design, Time, Work, Potential, School, Schools, Students)

"I admired what my students were writing, but I think their improvement doesn't directly result from me but from being in a class, being with each other."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Being, Class, Improvement, Result, Students, Writing)

"I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in the '60s at San Francisco State, and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit: one was Elizabeth Bishop."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Poets, Reading, State, Students)

"I notice that students, particularly for gay students, it's too easy to write about my last trick or something. It's not very interesting to the reader."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Gay, Students)

"There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Example, Language, Students, Vocabulary, Writing)

"You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Friendship, Students, Teaching)

"I couldn't run a tight schedule, and if you're any good at teaching, you get sucked dry because you like your students and you're trying to help them, but you don't have any time left to write yourself."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Time, Help, Students, Teaching, Trying)

"One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory - with students and colleagues, doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens! It is overwhelming."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Students)

"Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that one general difference between Japanese and Western poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones, gut this is only in part true."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Poetry, Idea, Difference, Students)

"Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students."
- Daniel H. Hill
(Related: Business, Being, Conversation, Drinking, Students)

"One of the most important improvements in the No Child Left Behind Act for migrant students was the requirement for electronic transfer of migrant student records."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Act, Students)

"Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Success, College, School, Students)

"If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Failure, English, Law, Nation, Right, Schools, Students, Will)

"The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues."
- Robert Hofstadter
(Related: Research, Students)

"Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Failure, Students, Teachers)

"I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though they can only read women, or black students behave as though they can only read blacks, or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Women, Students, Writer)

"Law students have taken over Hollywood. To them it's all about making money. They know people want to see what they've seen before. Also, remakes are places to showcase the new stars of tomorrow."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Money, People, Hollywood, Law, Stars, Students, Tomorrow, Want)

"Instead of educating students, these professors are trying to indoctrinate them."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Students, Trying)

"When schools produce students who learned to think on the left or on the right, they're not thinking for themselves."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Right, Schools, Students, Thinking)

"The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Sex, Problems, Students)

"Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Education, Reform, Students)

"Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers, are being taught at home."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Home, Being, Day, Fathers, Founding, Present, Students)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Attitude, Hope, Students, Today, Will)

"So when you enjoy the beats, the rock music - maybe even toned down with an orchestra - you are enjoying the spirit of the black race. And that's what I emphasize to the students."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Music, Race, Spirit, Students)

"At 21, I discovered repression and injustice. The army would shoot students with real bullets."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Army, Injustice, Repression, Students)

"One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors speaking so many different languages and ferociously presenting all these different views. I thought, this is the 21st century and I want to be here!"
- June Jordan
(Related: Thought, Colors, Students, Want)

"And then we moved to New Jersey and I went to the Art Students League."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Art, Students)

"I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, Wisdom, Truth, Progress, Debate, Law, Listening, School, Students)

"Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Leadership, Creativity, Spirit, Students)

"The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education."
- Barnaby C. Keeney
(Related: Education, College, Students, Years)

"Pell grants are the foundation of Federal student aid. As someone who attended college with the help of Pell grants and as chairman of the Pell Grant Caucus, I know how important they are for our Nation's low-income students."
- Ric Keller
(Related: College, Help, Nation, Students)

"I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, Truth, People, Financial, Growth, American, College, Students, Talk)

"With the enactment of the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act, we have taken an important step toward achieving federal education policies that will allow students to learn and achieve at the highest possible level."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Education, Act, Students, Will)

"We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Science, Inspiring, Reward, School, Students, Teachers)

"Asian countries produce eight times as many engineering bachelors as the United States, and the number of U.S. students graduating at the masters and PhD levels in these areas is declining."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Bachelors, Countries, Engineering, states, Students, United)

"For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Age, Children, College, Students, Today)

"I find that the three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni and parking for the faculty."
- Clark Kerr
(Related: Sex, Problems, Students)

"A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn't answer the phone."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: College, Students)

"However, I should perhaps add that during the 20 years I have been back in Cambridge, I have been actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates, as well as of course supervising research students."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Research, Students, Teaching, Years)

"As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: People, Basketball, Coaches, Fans, Students, Years)

"I think a lot of people don't have any idea of how deeply segregated our schools have become all over again. Most textbooks are not honest in what they teach our high school students."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: People, Idea, School, Schools, Students)

"Once the troops move into Cambodia, the colleges and universities of this country were on the verge of civil war. Many closed down. The students were up in arms. And it looked very much like there were going to be real problems in this country."
- William Kunstler
(Related: War, Country, Problems, Students, Troops)

"Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Students, Teachers)

"Students of American glass must always keep in mind that the creations they collect are truly examples of our American culture... and thus have historical significance."
- James Lafferty
(Related: American, Culture, Mind, Students)

"I love the most the students with troubled lives."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Love, Students)

"Most students have thoughts about emigrating to Israel. A significant number go on aliyah. We are proud of our Israel programs, which come at a considerable cost to the university."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Thoughts, Israel, Students, University)

"As far as YU faculty and students are concerned, the love for Israel is very strong. Probably about three thousand of our graduates have settled in Israel. On average, every year 650 male and female students study in Israel for a minimum of one year."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Israel, Students, Study)

"My job at Stanford is rather different from the ones I had held previously in that my own ambitions must take a back seat to the well-being of the students with whom I work."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Work, Job, Students)

"One of the unfortunate things about our education system is that we do not teach students how to avail themselves of their subconscious capabilities."
- Bill Lear
(Related: Education, Students)

"If we became students of Malcolm X, we would not have young black men out there killing each other like they're killing each other now. Young black men would not be impregnating young black women at the rate going on now. We'd not have the drugs we have now, or the alcoholism."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Men, Women, Drugs, Killing, Now, Students)

"The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Act, College, Students)

"It can be summed up in one sentence. Does this person have something to teach my students? No one has ever let us down."
- James Lipton
(Related: Students)

"I had something called the back of the chair test. Where I sit, we don't sit like you and I do. I can see a sliver right behind them and they come out and they sit like this like god students and they don't touch the back of the chair."
- James Lipton
(Related: God, Right, Students)

"They change. They're different. There are no two alike, that's the miracle of it. But if they have something to teach the students. You can see them writing during the show."
- James Lipton
(Related: Change, Students, Writing)

"When it began I wrote this passionate letter to people I knew, studio members, of course, and other people with whom we have worked over the years and I said come and teach our students."
- James Lipton
(Related: People, Students, Years)

"Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Opportunity, America, Students, World)

"I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Life, People, Land, May, Old, Smiles, Students)

"Typically, students slide into debt through the extension (by credit card companies) of unaffordable credit lines."
- Robert Manning
(Related: Credit, Debt, Students)

"In today's global economy, however, it is important to raise the bar of excellence even higher. Today's students must be prepared to compete effectively on an international level."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Economy, Excellence, Students, Today)

"We are fortunate to live an area that is blessed with outstanding schools and educators. We are proud of the quality of education that they provide to local students."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Education, Quality, Schools, Students)

"In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children ride school buses to and from school each day, which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Children, Day, Nation, School, Students)

"During my McGill years, I took a number of math courses, more than other students in chemistry."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Students, Years)

"Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch."
- Ross Martin
(Related: College, First, Genocide, Students)

"We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world."
- Ross Martin
(Related: Class, College, Day, Students, World)

"It's a very good thing for students also to be exposed to people who aren't film students or film scholars but who work in the world of film."
- Robert Mayer
(Related: Work, People, Film, Students, World)

"My job in space will be to observe and write a journal. I am also going to be teaching a class for students on earth about life in space and on the space shuttle and conducting experiments."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Life, Class, Earth, Job, Space, Students, Teaching, Will)

"The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: College, Congress, Environment, Force, Now, Result, Students)

"Well, perhaps the greatest achievement, and we didn't know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970, and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved in saving the environment, or trying to."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: Time, Achievement, Day, Earth, Environment, Students, Trying)

"I think the world is run by 'C' students."
- Al McGuire
(Related: Students, World)

"With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Education, Career, Public, School, Students, Training)

"Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Science, American, School, states, Students, Study, United)

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Time, Education, America, College, Community, First, Future, Inventions, Students)

"People can't draw now and don't feel it's necessary. Art students don't seem to want to draw."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Art, People, Now, Students, Want)

"I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn't see any."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Finance, Work, Class, Obvious, Students)

"There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Medical, Caring, Schools, Students)

"It is extremely unlikely that anyone coming out of school with a technical degree will go into one area and stay there. Today's students have to look forward to the excitement of probably having three or four careers."
- Gordon Moore
(Related: Careers, Excitement, School, Students, Today, Will)

"I tell students they will know they are getting somewhere when a scene is so painful they can just barely bring themselves to write about it. A writer has to draw blood."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Blood, Students, Will, Writer)

"I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are. Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Idea, Cliches, Students)

"I have taught students from the New York City area so long I have a special affinity and rapport with them. It surprises me sometimes that there are students from anywhere else."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Rapport, Students, Surprises)

"A lot of my students are Asian-American, and it has been thrilling to watch them break through the stereotypes into something alive and surprising."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Students)

"All students can learn."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Students)

"All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Open, State, Students)

"The economy in the Valley will need to grow if students want to come back and work with their specialized degrees. We need to develop more to create more opportunities."
- Frank Murphy
(Related: Work, Economy, Students, Want, Will)

"When I speak to students and they ask how much money you can make in art, as if that is a reason to persue it, I tell them to do something else."
- Joe Murray
(Related: Money, Art, Reason, Students)

"It is, all in all, a historic error to believe that the master makes the school; the students make it!"
- Robert Musil
(Related: Error, School, Students)

"Today in America, we are trying to prepare students for a high tech world of constant change, but we are doing so by putting them through a school system designed in the early 20th Century that has not seen substantial change in 30 years."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Change, America, School, Students, Today, Trying, World, Years)

"If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today's kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: American, Now, School, Students, Today, Will, Years)

"We can't forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary was very emotional for us."
- Graham Nash
(Related: American, Forget, May, Protest, Right, Song, Students)

"So I applied to medical school and received a scholarship at Washington University in St. Louis. Washington University turned out to be a lucky choice. The faculty was scholarly and dedicated and accessible to students."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Medical, Choice, School, Students, University, Washington)

"When the students were killed at Kent State, the cast voted to do a demonstration from the stage, and I abstained."
- Holly Near
(Related: State, Students)

"The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly, without the enormous trouble those of us who are older had when we studied art history many years ago."
- Robert Nelson
(Related: Art, History, Information, Students, Trouble, Years)

"Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Creativity, Being, Nothing, Relax, Students)

"While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students."
- Douglass North
(Related: Life, Winning, College, Competition, First, Photography, Prizes, School, Students)

"Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Progress, Careers, Philosophy, Students, Study)

"We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Education, Money, People, Desire, Obligation, Responsibility, Schools, Students, Will)

"I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out."
- Ellen Ochoa
(Related: Education, Result, Students)

"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Graduation, Success, Ceremony, Key, Students)

"Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Help, Priorities, Promises, Students, Talking, Teachers)

"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Success, Life, Key, Students, Teachers)

"This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Education, College, Nation, Paradox, State, Students)

"Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Ability, Excitement, Productivity, Result, Students, Want)

"We can do it better, more consistently, and in the end, it will cost us less because the students that we produce will be superior to those without technology experience."
- Major Owens
(Related: Experience, Technology, End, Students, Will)

"The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: People, Idea, Film, School, Students, Teaching, Trouble)

"You know, there are some areas of the state that are providing enormous help to their students; there are others where they're not doing what they can."
- George Pataki
(Related: Help, State, Students)

"I feel that I learned far more from my students than I could possibly have taught them."
- Arno Penzias
(Related: Students)

"Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself."
- Sonny Perdue
(Related: Art, Desire, Facts, Students, Teachers)

"I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Work, Answers, Now, Students)

"It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Thoughts, Attention, Detail, Fun, Learning, Self, Students)

"Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Pet, Students)

"I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all."
- John Pople
(Related: Friends, Nations, Students)

"In the war, most young men were inducted into the armed forces at the age of 17. A group of students was permitted to attend university before taking part in wartime research projects."
- John Pople
(Related: Age, Men, War, Projects, Research, Students, University)

"It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family."
- George Porter
(Related: Family, Happiness, Work, Home, Time, Wife, October, Students)

"Many students graduate from college and professional schools, including those of social work, nursing, medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, College, Debt, Law, Medicine, Schools, Students, Teaching)

"My attitude toward graduate students was different, I must say. I used graduate students as colleagues: I gave them the best problems to work on, and I encouraged them."
- Frank Press
(Related: Work, Attitude, Problems, Students)

"I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom."
- Richard Price
(Related: Classroom, Land, Students, Thinking)

"I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape."
- Dileep Rao
(Related: Film, Students)

"In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public."
- B. Carroll Reece
(Related: Ideas, Opinion, Profession, Public, Public opinion, Students, Teaching)

"Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Questions, Students, Years)

"Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Home, Sister, Books, Brothers, Lawyers, Medicine, Students)

"The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Education, College, Students)

"If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives."
- David Riesman
(Related: Enjoyment, Medicine, Students, Want)

"Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Art, Students)

"The best method for preventing destructive cult involvement is preventative education. If students and the public at large are more aware of destructive groups beforehand they may better understand and resist their recruitment efforts."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Education, May, Public, Students)

"Now, it's my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don't work very well there either."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Time, Work, Belief, Now, Programming, Students)

"Once I completed the Cube and demonstrated it to my students, I realized it was nearly impossible to put down."
- Erno Rubik
(Related: Students)

"I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Science, Enthusiasm, College, School, Students)

"I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Night, Stars, Students, Sun)

"Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Knowledge, Class, Students, Training)

"Journalism students need to understand it and need a solid background in the liberal arts, in sociology, economics, literature and language, because they won't get it later on."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Economics, Journalism, Language, Liberal, Literature, Students)

"Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Art, Life, Science, Improvement, Senses, Students)

"Students of American history will recall that the important place where work gets done in the legislative body, almost without exception, is in the committees, more so than on the floor although sometimes more attention is paid to the floor."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: History, Work, American, Attention, Body, Students, Will)

"I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency."
- Robert Scheer
(Related: History, College, Obvious, Presidency, Students)

"If giving points to some students to achieve greater diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution, how can the awarding of points to the children of a less diverse alumni be upheld?"
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Children, Constitution, Diversity, Giving, Students)

"The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: College, Complaint, Nothing, Students)

"Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, College, Income, Results, Students)

"While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: College, Obstacles, Students)

"Lately I've been going to all these high schools talking to the students, answering their questions, listening to what they have to say. It has been an incredible journey to be around them and try to give them what my mother gave me."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Mother, Journey, Listening, Questions, Schools, Students, Talking)

"There are certain authors that do not turn students on; it is the truth. Homer happens to be one of them."
- William Scott
(Related: Truth, Students)

"The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Music, Advice, Flowers, Giving, Islands, Ocean, Students, Study, Trees)

"Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues."
- Jeanne Shaheen
(Related: Politics, Religion, Morality, Opinions, Students)

"There's definitely a world view among college students that appreciates the need to act in the international community."
- Jeanne Shaheen
(Related: Act, College, Community, Students, World)

"In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Language, Question, Students, University)

"Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?"
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Health, Work, Sacrifice, Dignity, Mental health, Reason, Students, Talk)

"I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Day, First, Months, Students, Teachers)

"I'm prepared to fight as hard as I can against unions entering the University on behalf of our students."
- Ruth J. Simmons
(Related: Fight, Students, University)

"It really pains me greatly to hear from graduate students that graduate education is a lower priority here."
- Ruth J. Simmons
(Related: Education, Students)

"Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Cards, College, Credit, Students)

"The only way to ensure that our promise to provide every opportunity for students with disabilities, and help them achieve their full potential, is to give our schools the dollars they need."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Opportunity, Help, Potential, Promise, Schools, Students)

"Blue cheese contains natural amphetamines. Why are students not informed about this?"
- Mark E. Smith
(Related: Students)

"The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks in the top ten percent of students, but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Technology, Class, Students)

"When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Education, Investment, Students)

"There's lots of institutions and lots of different cultures, and so that's the kind of thing that parents need to be able to evaluate, and students themselves, when they make a selection."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Evaluate, Parents, Students)

"I feel I learned as much from fellow students as from the professors."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Students)

"We've heard from many teachers that they used episodes of Star Trek and concepts of Star Trek in their science classrooms in order to engage the students."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Science, Order, Students, Teachers)

"The notion that every well educated person would have a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the specialized education that most students today receive, particularly in the research universities."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Education, Research, Students, Today)

"Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Education, College, Liberal, Students)

"I loved school, I loved putting on my uniform and doing homework every day. I was one of those good students that the teachers liked. I guess that's got to be a pretty nerdy, geeky part of me."
- Yvonne Strahovski
(Related: Day, Pretty, School, Students, Teachers)

"A certain number of Americans are already in Peking and most of us here feel that it would be very useful for the United States and especially for the Left-wing progressive movement in the United States if groups of students such as you mention could make a tour of China."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Americans, states, Students, United)

"I teach writing courses and first of all, I teach my students what prosody is."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: First, Students, Writing)

"The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Ideas, Consequences, Learning, Students)

"The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Career, Careers, Day, Future, Mission, Students)

"Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: America, Class, Tax, Middle class, Needs, Republicans, Students, Tax cuts, Today)

"There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: Peace, Music, Poetry, Hatred, Ideals, Living, Students, Teachers)

"Most important, I have learned from my colleagues and students."
- James Tobin
(Related: Students)

"Students need to learn how to think critically, how to argue opposing ideas. It is important for them to learn how to think. You can always cook."
- Charlie Trotter
(Related: Ideas, Students)

"Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Belief, College, Students, World)

"The goal is to provide analytical tools that will last students a lifetime."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Goal, Students, Tools, Will)

"Students often approached me about state-paid tuition while I was out campaigning. After I explained to them that if the state pays their tuition now, they will pay higher taxes to pay other people's tuition for the rest of their lives, most of them ended up agreeing with me."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: People, Now, Rest, State, Students, Taxes, Will)

"Given the best of all possible worlds, I would make a few changes. I would place emphasis on increasing the amount of funding that goes into programs like Pell Grants, that purely and simply award funds to students who really cannot afford full tuition."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Students)

"There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the intellectual commingling of students, and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the state presents no such bar."
- Frederick M. Vinson
(Related: Difference, State, Students)

"I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence, and that we can move towards democracy without violence; that way, God will allow it."
- Abdurrahman Wahid
(Related: God, Democracy, Pressure, Students, Violence, Will)

"On the one hand, we had great filmic spectacles that brought in big audiences, adults as well as primary and secondary school students. On the other hand, there were attempts to create contemporary Polish film."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Audiences, Film, School, Students)

"I tell my students to try to know molecules, so well that when they have some question involving molecules, they can ask themselves, What would I do if I were that molecule?"
- George Wald
(Related: Question, Students)

"I tell my students to try early in life to find an unattainable objective."
- George Wald
(Related: Life, Students)

"The purpose of random testing is not to catch, punish, or expose students who use drugs, but to save their lives and discover abuse problems early so that students can grow up and learn in a drug-free environment."
- John Walters
(Related: Purpose, Abuse, Drugs, Environment, Problems, Students, Testing)

"The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Society, Virtue, Consciousness, First, Students, Teaching)

"If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?"
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Values, Students)

"I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me."
- Ryan White
(Related: Facts, Kids, Parents, School, Students)

"Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America."
- Theodore White
(Related: Men, Ideas, Thoughts, America, Old, Reality, Students)

"I teach one semester a year, and this year I'm just teaching one course during that semester, a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s, people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: People, Completion, Students, Teaching, Trying, Writing)

"Providence School of Art students used to sneak into P Funk concerts."
- Bernie Worrell
(Related: Art, Providence, School, Students)

"Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Students)

"When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself."
- Deng Xiaoping
(Related: Home, Students, Will)

"The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Life, Class, Prison, Students)

"At North Hollywood High School, I was shunned by everyone. I would sit down in the cafeteria, and students would get up from the table and walk away. They thought I was from the Mafia."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Thought, Hollywood, School, Students)