To learn, you have to listen. To improve, you have to try.
More quotes by Thomas Jefferson
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world, and do not find in our particular superstition (Christianity) one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
More quotes about Education
I went to college on an art scholarship at the American Academy of Art, but the education comes from being passionate about objects, spaces, colors and the way they affect your senses.
The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.
I grew up in a working-class neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago where most folks, including my parents, didn’t have college degrees. But with a lot of hard work – and a lot of financial aid – I had the chance to attend Princeton and Harvard Law School, and that gave me the confidence to pursue my ambitions.
The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I – if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.
Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one’s enemies.
Men may be born free; they cannot be born wise; and it is the duty of the university to make the free wise.
If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.