Things That I Wish I Had Said, Page 5 -- Quotes about Education, Learning, and Self-Improvement

Things That I Wish I Had Said

Anne Szanew

Page 5 of Quotes about Education, Learning, and Self-Improvement.  Brought to you by the good folks at Mr. Shazz. Enjoy. 

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You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there. Yogi Berra

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. Gail Godwin

I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? Abraham Lincoln

Few things are harder to put up with than a good example. Mark Twain

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. Robert Orben

Men have become the tools of their tools. Henry David Thoreau

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain

Whaddya mean it upsets you when I ask if you practice each and every night? It upsets me that I have to ask. Bob Zerunkle

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A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary, an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops. General John J. Pershing

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

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

Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. Tom Landry

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. Ralph Nader

All men that are ruined, are ruined on the side of their natural propensities. Edmund Burke

Chance does nothing that has not been prepared beforehand Alexis de Tocqueville

A minute's success pays the failure of years. Robert Browning

Nothing fails like success because we don't learn from it. We learn only from failure. Kenneth Boulding

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You always pass failure on your way to success. Michey Rooney

You don't hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself. George Bernard Shaw

Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. Jules Renard

Two and two the mathematician continues to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. James McNeill Whisler

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. Erica Jong

The thorns which I have reaped are of the tree I planted. Lord Byron

Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy. Sir Isaac Newton

A yawn is a silent shack. Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it. Alfred Alistair Cooke

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Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice. Stanley Horowitz

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. Marlene vos Savant

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. Daniel Boorstin

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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